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W101: The Origami Lamp

We’ve all dabbled here and there trying to make a classic origami swan, quickly getting frustrated that our clumsy oaf hands can’t make anything more complicated than a basic paper airplane. Well, your papercraft envy is about to do anything but subside, now that Swedish designers Claseeon Koivisto Rune have developed the world’s first lamp made entirely out of paper. And while this lamp may look yellow, it’s actually totally “green.” Not only is the bulb a super efficient LED, but the paper itself is made of “DuraPulp,” a paper pulp and starch polymer hybrid that quickly biodegrades.

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