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The Foldable, Shapeable Orilamp

Paper lantern meets slinky for this portable Bluetooth-enabled mood light

by Nara Shin
on 11 January 2016

Combining the elegance of traditional paper lanterns with the convenience of Bluetooth technology is the new Orilamp, a striking battery-powered mood light designed in Toronto. As the name indicates, it's inspired by origami and is foldable and shapeable, reminding us of an accordion or a slinky toy. Users can adjust brightness, set a timer and monitor battery life via the app, but physically opening and closing the lamp itself also turns it on and off. When not in use, the lamp folds into a compact square that could be mistaken for a thick coaster, while the wood finishes appeal with a natural look.

Super early-bird backers can pre-order an Orilamp for $79 via their Indiegogo campaign, with expected shipping by June 2016. There also the option of purchasing a magnetic strap (an additional $10) to hang the lamp vertically.

Images courtesy of Orilamp

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