At Yanko Design, we believe in constantly innovating, creating, and evolving. It’s a philosophy that serves as a lifeline for us, and one of the results of this lifeline is the YD x KeyShot Inspiration Hub! The Inspiration Hub is our ‘ever-expanding encyclopedia’ of design work for you to participate in, to inspire designers, and to get inspired by. Created in collaboration with KeyShot, the Inspiration Hub is your one-stop space for inspiration where designers like you can submit your impressive designs and be awarded to stand out in the crowd and to inspire other like-minded designers.
To kickstart your journey and send some motivation your way, we’ve curated some of our favorite lighting designs from the Inspiration Hub. These unique and uber-cool lighting fixtures will motivate you to create something spectacular and submit the design, as a gateway to sharing it with the best of the design world. Additionally, we will also be picking our favorite Design of the Week, Design of the Month, and Design of the Year – every week, month, and year from the submissions on the Inspiration Hub. Keep an eye on our Instagram page and the Inspiration Hub to see if your design gets picked. Fingers crossed!
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1. The Sunne Light
Dutch lighting brand Sunne partnered up with designer Marjan van Aubel to create their first product – a self-powered solar light that harvests by energy day to light up your home at night. Called, the Sunne light, the sunlight-mimicking lamp gathers solar energy and is in turn exclusively powered by it. It aims to bring the power of the sun into your home. The Sunne light has been equipped with photovoltaic cells and is meant to be hung in front of a window.
2. Cozy Cleo Lamp
Based in Germany, the design studio EveryOtherDay designed this 3D-printed table lamp. It was created using recycled plastic bottles and cardboard. This sustainable product is a fine specimen of circular design and wholly embodies minimalistic design principles. Designed by Frederik Rasenberger, the lamp results from a circular process. This process involves recycled cardboard being pressed and molded into shape without the use of any kind of additives.
3. Charcoal Pilz Lamp
Designed by Jakob Tiefenbacher, the Charcoal Pilz lamp, is an all-black mushroom-shaped lamp that oozes character, and a ton of personality. The charcoal-black color of the lamp instantly grabs your attention, with its bulbous lamp head, and column-like stand amplifying its form. The Charcoal Pilz lamp seems like the perfect culmination for form, functionality, and aesthetics!
4. K Lamp ‘Remade’
The K Lamp ‘Remade’ collection was designed by Charles Birshaw and Vitamin Living, and is an intriguing reinterpretation of the iconic K lamp. It provides a second life to upcycled denim textiles, in turn creating a unique silhouette. The lamp is built from two single pieces of denim, wrapped around two plastic components, stitched, and connected together using a branded aluminum pin at the rear of the lamp.
5. Air Light
Designed by Contardi Lighting and Adam Tihany, Air is a newly designed suspension lamp that is 100% recyclable, functional, and also extremely decorative. The Air light is a physical manifestation of the exploration of ecological and design values. It features a dual lampshade design, that has the ability to produce a warm and inviting ambiance which creates an amusing play between light and shadow, using its engraved laser cuts.
Click here to Download KeyShot Pro (Use Code ‘KSYANKOHUB’ during installation for a full Pro + KeyShotWeb trial) to start creating your own design and submit the design to us to get featured on the Inspiration Hub and the Yanko Design Instagram Page.