The award-winning lamp design transforms from initial bud-like position — its petal/shade drawn in — into a full bloom that releases maximum light. The single-piece print can be expanded or contracted by hand, depending on the amount of light desired. [Inhabitat]
3D-Printed Table Lamps Bloom Like Flowers Filled With Light
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