AlgaeBulb since 2013

Meet Hungarian designer Gyula Bodonyi’s conceptual — conceptual being the key word here — AlgaeBulb,

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Gyula & his Algae Bulb

Gyula Bodonyi

A Hungarian graphic designer on motion graphic videos for fun and for living.

AlgaeBulb in 2013

The AlgaeBulb uses the organisms on a micro-scale in single LED light bulb that harnesses the green-power of algae. Using a small air pump compressor, tank, and hydrophobic material, it creates just enough electricity to power the LED for limited durations.
Hungarian Gyula Bodonyi Conceptual AlgaeBulb since 2013

AlgaeBulb since 2016

Seemingly it no longer be an electricity generator, but an oxygen generator which draws power from is E27 socket.
The Algae Bulb is still a great design leading us to think out of the box despite its technical infeasibility and has not been commercialized.
Hungarian Gyula Bodonyi Conceptual AlgaeBulb since 2013

Design sketches

Hungarian Gyula Bodonyi Conceptual AlgaeBulb since 2013
Hungarian Gyula Bodonyi Conceptual AlgaeBulb since 2013
His presentation materials are impressive. They successfully brought forward essential ideas of how and why algae can help combating climate change in a simple and concise manner.
Hungarian Gyula Bodonyi Conceptual AlgaeBulb since 2013

Bulb structure

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