Butterfly Light Shade

Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Clicked on a 1inch fluorescent light tube
Clicked on a 1inch fluorescent light tube
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Printed in white - because of its translucent properties
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Printed in white - because of its translucent properties
Printed in white - because of its translucent properties
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Shown for size
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Shown for size
Shown for size
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Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Clicked on a 1inch fluorescent light tube
Butterfly Light Shade 3d printed Accessories For Your Home Clicked on a 1inch fluorescent light tube
Clicked on a 1inch fluorescent light tube
This shade can be clicked directly on to a fluorescent light tube. The variation in thickness makes for a nice translucent effect. Inspiration for this design came from phototaxis: the attraction to light that insects such as moths have. That, and the observation that the boring 'bare' light tube in my girlfriend's kitchen could use a touch of creativity.

This version is fit for T8-tubes (1" in diameter). More versions, including other butterflies will follow.
cm: 9.928 w x 4.262 d x 3.668 h
in: 3.909 w x 1.678 d x 1.444 h

Comments

 
Please make a moth. Make the moth from The Fellowship of the Ring and the Hobbit.
April 27, 2013, 3:30 pm
I love the idea, and I think the model is just beautiful. I was wondering though, how thick are the wings for them to let light through. I am working on a model that I want to have a similar effect when lit from behind, so any advice would be useful.
March 26, 2009, 3:34 am
wow Peter!.. They're stunning
February 26, 2009, 5:05 am
Very nice idea. With the price also to give as a present.
February 25, 2009, 12:34 pm
 
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