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Impossible objects #14: Pocket light folding bulb

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I love the idea of a folding light that you can put in your pocket. It would be a bit like magic, except a pocket torch would serve the same end-purpose…

Thanks to Technabob for this one, highlighting the work of the award-winning designer Ryan Harc and his “Pocket Light” portable lighting.

pocket-light-1.jpgWhile not a commercial product, it is real and is apparently powered by a watch battery, with the “flat bulb” tucking inside a wallet-sized card frame.

View Ryan’s website, for this and other projects.

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