The ocean is such a boundless source of inspiration . The fact that jellyfish produce light in their bodies, known as bioluminescence, inspired Californian designer Roxy Russell to create The Medusae Collection of these gorgeous jellyfish lamps.
Gorgeous jellyfish lamps the lights are an example of how delicate and beautiful our ocean life is. The use of plastic in such a way shows a middle ground in the ways we use our technologies. And hopefully elevates it, in a way…
The designer said that jellyfish were perhaps the best example of environmental adaptation in the ocean. “They are composed of 95 percent water. Unparalleled in diaphanous luminosity, they are also a natural inspiration for lighting elements.” It is not a disposable item, but it is made of materials that can be separated for recycling, as opposed to hybrid materials which cannot be broken down to recycle.
Ophelia – Like all of the pendants in the Medusae Collection, the name Obelia is taken from the Greek word origins of jellyfish classifications. Our Ophelia also reminds us of Shakespeare’s beautiful young noblewoman with a dainty, slender figure and long flowing hair. This lovely light also possesses a floating and ethereal beauty…
Medusa – Bearing little resemblance to its namesake, the Gorgon Medusa of Greek mythology, this diaphanous beauty will delight with its glowing petals and luminous tendrils.
Polyp – The many arms of this beautiful lamp, unfold into luminous tentacles to give a full, rich texture of ornate bloom.
It is manufactured in Los Angeles, so it supports local economy and eliminates overseas shipping in the manufacturing process. A percentage of profits will be donated to The Ocean Conservancy.