Catherine Stolarski Design

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Power providing plant pots

When these plant pots are plugged to a lamp, they light it up. The power comes out of the soil. Two electrodes, of zinc and cooper, are placed in each pot and generate the power by electrolysis.This project conveys the idea that coexistence between nature and energetic production is possible.

clay, zinc, copper, wires, plants
overal Ø: 400 mm

Seen at:

Jury's Selection 2010

Prior research on electrode size and spacing for an ideal power supply.

Pieces’ number is minimal. They are assembled without glue nor welding.

At DMY, International Design Festival, Berlin (June 2010).