27 Dec '15, 5pm

Old Soviet-bloc factory relics are salvaged and reworked into unique vintage lights

Szaplonczai and other Busho Studio designers seek out their unique custom-lighting solutions everywhere from abandoned factories to decommissioned mines in a variety of former Soviet countries. Once a suitable piece is found, the designers must rework it with the latest lighting technologies. Some of the more unique finds by Busho Studio include the explosion-proof fluorescent lights salvaged from a Budapest paint shop in an old public bus garage; bulbs encased in enamel-coated steel shades found in a Hungarian paprika-processing factory; as well as mine lights that originally lit tunnels deep underground in Ukraine.

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