Paris installs solar-powered street lights that resemble trees

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur launches solar powered street lights

 

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur, has launched his first urban lighting collection named ‘Clover’, a series of ‘trees’ that have been digitally carved from wooden masts into a lamp and bench.

 

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur launches solar powered street lights

The Clover lamp has large aluminum domes which shine LED light. One of those domes faces upwards, and is equipped with solar panels to produce enough energy to power the lamp.

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur launches solar powered street lights

There is also a small hatch installed where passers-by can charge their smartphones.

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur launches solar powered street lights

The Clover bench, designed to accompany the lamp, is adaptable and extendable.

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur launches solar powered street lights


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