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3D-Illusion Lighting Sculpture

By: on February 13, 2016

Now here's a fine piece of optical trickery. Blue Pine Studio's 3D light sculptures project their beams as intricate geometric nests of LEDs that can be set to 16 different colors and 4 different light-changing modes. Practical as illuminators, decorative as art installations, and mesmerizing as means of spending quality time doing basically nothing.

The 3D lamps are made of engraved acrylic and come in Crystal Ball, DNA, and Star Ball designs. They fit into and project their light from an acrylic base. You control each sculpture's color and behavior via remote. Each piece is juiced up with over 30,000 hours of LED light.

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