The combination bedside light and alarm clock gradually illuminates to simulate a sunrise and follows the natural waking rhythms of the body.

Referencing a lampshade, and made from glass, ceramic and metal, the light was designed to be a desirable interior object.
The illumination of the light is further enhanced by a range of sounds derived from nature and gentle ambient sounds, designed by a sound artist to accompany the waking experience.
Curve Issue twenty-five, 2008
‘Rise and shine’ by Belinda Stening

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