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Sunlight bottom / Educational aid

Sunlight bottom
Sunlight bottom

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

Some families in poorer countries and regions can't afford to pay for electricity, and as a result, their children are unable to study at night. But a solution is at hand in the form of used plastic bottles, which are easy to obtain. Sunlight bottom is a product that combines a simple solar panel, rechargeable battery and LED light source with a PET plastic bottle. By adding a small amount of water to the bottle the water refracts and the lamp can light up a room.

This is a small and simple solution to a huge problem. Good design combines commitment, feasibility, usability, and sustainable thinking.
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University

Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University
ZhuHai, China

Yantao Chen,
Beijing Normal University

Chen Zhang,
Beijing Normal University

Yubin Zhong,
Beijing Normal University