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Galleries // 2023 Spark:Fall/Winter Student // Sustainable Grass Light–The Spirit of Earth

Sustainable Grass Light–The Spirit of Earth


Competition: Spark:Fall/Winter Student
Designer: Jiingyi Miao
Design Type: Lighting
Company / Organization / School: Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Team Members: Jingyi Miao & Hu Zou

In the early stages of design, by consulting research related to camping economy and rural construction, and conducting investigations in urban landscape areas and rural villages, our design team found that the utilization rate of grassland at night is low, which is a waste of land resources. At present, China is trying to develop the economy of rural areas through tourism. We conducted experiments in several villages in PanYu District,Guangzhou, China, using existing grasslands for light shows and creating large-scale lighting effects with less energy, which helped increase the economy of these villages by 30% on average. This product uses a linear laser to sweep across the grass in parallel, causing the entire grassland to shine with scattered green light spots. When in use, open the lid of bottle to turn on the product. The bottle would slowly light up with a green light, as if the spirits are curiously pouring into the jar and flying in it. Then, as the light dots gushed out of the jar, the laser began to sweep across the grass. The laser will penetrate through the grass leaves, producing scattered dancing light dots, like a large area of fireflies.