Virtue of blue

Virtue of Blue is the work of the Dutch designer Jeroen Verhoeven that features of 500 butterflies cut from sapphire blue photovoltaic cells. The chandelier is made out of a hand-blown bulb and 4 different breeds of photovoltaic butterflies; solar power is been collected by the butterflies by day and power the lamp at night. The chandelier measures about 144×144×162 in size and comprises of cesium solar cells. The artist’s creation has been displayed in London’s Blain|Southern. Amazing piece of renewable art.

via: inhabitat & greendiary


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