This pair of "Knock on Wood" shoes by Agustina Bottoni is made of fragile 2mm sheets of tanganika wood. Using a structure following the natural distribution of weight in the foot, the design manages to support a person using a limited amount of material. There is for example, a higher concentration of pieces where the heel and metatarsus are supported.
The paper LED torch light by Japanese designer Kazuhiro Yamanaka is made exclusively using a cut-out piece of paper and a battery operated LED. The LED attachment is automatically powered via two thin hidden switches. As soon as the volume becomes flat again, the light shuts off.
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