Solar Bud is a futuristic and small outdoor lamp by Ross Lovegrove and Luceplan. Lovegrove is famous for his extravagant designs and combines science fiction looks with contemporary solar technology in Solar Bud.
The small Solar Bud outdoor lamp is completely powered by solar energy. It doesn’t need any cables, instead possessing batteries which are charged by the sun. Solar Bud is the perfect companion for in the garden, on the patio or balcony and anywhere you need lighting without any cables. With its indirect light, Solar Bud provides a pleasant atmosphere and the safety you need for dark outdoor areas.
Solar Bud has photovoltaic solar cells in its head that supply energy for two nickel cadmium batteries. To recharge the batteries completely, Solar Bud requires approx. 5 hours of direct sunlight. The batteries supply three white LEDs with energy. When completely charged, Solar Bud emits light for 13 to 15 hours.
The base of Solar Bud is made of aluminium. When anchored in the ground, it provides reliable stability for the outdoor lamp. The head of the lamp is transparent polycarbonate.