In a time of moving towards becoming more eco-conscious, and the need for the world to do their part in preserving our earth, we look for new designs that are full of style and functionality. I was made aware of a design concept by Efrain E. Velez – KRANK. With a few cranks of the handle which is quite similar to an old-fashioned hand drill, you can have anywhere from 40 to 60 minutes of bright light using the process of magnetic induction. So basically, as you KRANK, a magnet surrounded by a copper coil and produces enough voltage to light up the lamp. KRANK is made from recyclable aluminum parts which help to make it a better choice in your green home. KRANK should be ready for market in Spring of 2009.

Designer: Efrain E. Velez