Blanda Blank

Published on March 15th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Blanda Blank lighting

Materials: Blanda Blank Serve Scale

Description: Buy a “Blanda Blank” salad bowl. Drill a hole in the bottom. Buy at your local wholesaler a cheap light bulb and mount it together.

~ Steven van Meel, Oosterhout, Holland

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3 Responses to Blanda Blank lighting

  1. nevena says:

    Hi Steven!
    lovely hack! I did the same some time ago and I put incandescent relfector lamps to avoid glare!
    you can find it here

  2. Anonymous says:

    they’re amazing lampshades because the bowl is almost completely spherical in arc. that means that if you put a light source inside it, it’ll shine a very straight beam away from the shade/bulb. note the bright hotspots on the table directly beneath the lamp.

    i would imagine that they would serve as excellent RF collimators for folks looking to beam wifi over a great distance.

  3. Wow! Cool lighting. It creates a cozy ambiance.

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