In a recent Harvard Business and Wired post, the concept of Anti-Aging was explained. At the current rate of technological advance, a 1 year old product has a shorter life expectancy than a 40 year old product.
Daniel Lorch and Philips Lumiblade Lighting is a softly startling example.
It follows the same simple design principles of the timeless ‘banker’s lamp” yet is the furthest thing from conventional or conservative. The only thing it conserves is waste. Even the cable becomes utilitarian and practical. Nothing goes to waste in this beautiful adaptation– no, application of the hightest tech OLED lighting and brilliant furniture design.