05 Jul '12, 2pm

Lola, a Non-Light-Polluting LED Street Lamp, Wins the Delta'12 Spanish Design Award (Photos)

Lola, a Non-Light-Polluting LED Street Lamp, Wins the Delta'12 Spanish Design Award (Photos)

Amongst the winners of the Delta'12 Awards , an international competition for best product design by the Spanish Design Association ADI-FAD , is the Lola street lamp by LaGranja for Metalco . The streetlight is made from aluminum and is fully recyclable as well as mercury-free due to the use of LEDs. To avoid vandalism such as graffiti-tags and stickers, the base of the lamp is textured. © Metalco The Spanish design studio explains, that unlike most street lights, Lola doesn't emit a blinding light. Instead, the light is first directed into the lamp's head and then reflected evenly towards the street: Lola´s coated reflector collects the entire LEDs’ emission and directs the light to the central projector. This offers several advantages: the LED’s side emission does not get wasted, the light remains uniform, and does not blind or lose intensity, yielding high efficiency wh...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/lola...

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