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Toothpick Lighting

Stamen Chandeliers by Daisuke Hiraiwa are Eco-Friendly and Stylish

— May 21, 2009 — Eco
Stamen Chandeliers are a modern way to vamp up a room and use eco-friendly materials at the same time.

Daisuke Hiraiwa used hundreds of toothpicks and glued them together on a flexible disc, allowing the owner to easily move the toothpicks around to create their own, unique style.

Hiraiwa's Stamen Chandeliers were recently debuted at ICFF 2009.

Implications - This unique lighting innovation is crafted from using unconventional sources that are eco-friendly. By creating lighting fixtures out of non-traditional items, designers are exposed to new ways to attract consumers and stay eco-friendly. Businesses and designers should look into building products that use nontraditional materials to attract the modern-day, eco-friendly consumer.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Lighting - Businesses and designers should explore the use of unconventional and eco-friendly materials to create lighting fixtures.
2. Customizable Lighting - Using a flexible disc, like Daisuke Hiraiwa's Stamen Chandeliers, allows for easy customization of lighting fixtures.
3. Unconventional Materials - The use of hundreds of toothpicks in Daisuke Hiraiwa's Stamen Chandeliers highlights the opportunity for businesses and designers to create innovative products using unconventional materials.
Industry Implications
1. Lighting - Designers and manufacturers in the lighting industry should take note of the eco-friendly and customizable design of Daisuke Hiraiwa's Stamen Chandeliers.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers looking to offer unique and eco-friendly lighting options should consider the use of unconventional materials, like toothpicks, in their designs.
3. Sustainable Products - The use of non-traditional and eco-friendly materials in lighting fixtures highlights the opportunity for businesses to create innovative and sustainable products.
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