Babylon Light and Planter by Ryan Taylor

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The Babylon Light is a hanging lamp that doubles as a planter. The practical lighting design was created by Ryan Taylor of ONI Projects / Object Interface (O\I), a boutique multidisciplinary studio in Toronto, and made locally in Canada. Crafted from aluminum and powdercoated in white, the multifunctional lighting design is reflective and waterproof. The lamp also features a porcelain lamp holder, a steel suspension cable, and a removable plastic liner. All of these components come together under a shallow dish, which is perfect for growing hanging plants such as snowtopia and donkey’s tail. The tendrils of the plant will droop down and create a natural canopy around the lightbulb, bringing the beauty of this design to the next level. This stunning product is now available from Gessato.

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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