Industrial Design student Thomas Ferreira, of Canada's Humber College, created this No-Shado desk lamp concept. It could be added, the thinking goes, to the rear of any slab-style worksurface, and would disappear when not in use.
I think the concept is quite interesting, but one thing I can't fathom is why the lighting isn't blacked out on the outside of the light; wouldn't that cast a distracting glare?
In any case, I like the overall concept and would love to see it developed further. I imagine that with that much cantilever, the light housing and the hinge would have to somehow compensate for an overabundance of leverage.
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