APPEAR is a lighting fixture made out of recycled material collected and processed from disposed LCD displays and high-tech products. The bulb is embedded inside the rPCB (processed printed circuit boards) base, and the glass shade is made with layers of reclaimed BEF (Brightness Enhancement Film) and re- arranged to create the Moiré texture as well as to redirect the light 90 degrees from the base on to the glass.
width 26 cm
length 28 cm
height 8 cm
weight 1.6 kg
Glass shade made from recycled BEF (Brightness Enhancement Film) and recycled PMMA (Optical Acrylic). Base made from recycled PCB board mixed with recycled CRT glasses
Most of the E-waste consist multiple chemical substance and that make it almost impossible to recycle or to reuse. Through many years of development, SDTI came up with different possibilities for these material, such as art sculptures made from recycled PCB and CRT monitor glass. By testing and exploring, we have discovered intriguing characteristics of these material and have utilized them in product designs.