AT Europe: Paris – Valérie Boy at Salon Maison et Objet
It was love at first sight. A few years ago, I found the perfect light sculpture for a dark corner of my apartment by an artist working in Brittany named Valérie Boy …– To All AT Europe Posts –It was the first annual pre-Christmas Salon de la Récup, that featured a few dozen up-and-coming artists working mostly with recuperated materials, taking place a few doors down from me at the Espace Blanc Manteaux.
Innovative Mason Jar Lights: From Garden to Kitchen
Mason jars are extremely useful in the kitchen, even cooks like “hacking” them. But we’ve noticed they’ve become popular material for not only preserving food , but also homemade lighting solutions (a trend our friends over at Re-Nest also noted). From creating your own Sun Jar to hacking a chandelier together, here are some creative reuses of Mason jars as lighting solutions using solar and LED tech to light up our lives.1.
DIY Mason Jar Chandeliers: Easy Combo & Great Results
Mason jars! Is there anything they can’t do? From beautiful solar-powered lanterns for your back yard to whimsical lights for your home, to the mason jar light fixtures Allison showed us earlier today, these jars have many uses and you should always strive to keep them around, even if it’s just to keep some food in them.
Tiny FM Transmitter Bugs Rooms
Lucid Science delves into spy-tech once again with this tiny FM transmitter. Their post demonstrates a bit larger version than seen above, using a 9-volt battery and protoboard sized to match whic...
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This awesome little dock for your ipod or iphone is constructed from a vintage Heathkit Signal Tracer. Originally, this guy was used for testing audio equipment. Now, he's a one of a kind charging and music station. To create this piece, we started by removing all the original defunct electronics. He now houses a 10 watt amplifier and 3.5" Pyramid speaker. The sound is great, perfect for a nightstand or desk. A period correct chickenhead knob controls volume and a new toggle switch…