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Japanese designer Kazuhiro Yamanaka conceived an out of the box torch made of with just a paper sheet and a LED.

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When you roll the paper sheet, a cut out part extrudes inwards so that two thin hidden button batteries automatically power a bright LED for bicycle lamps. As soon as you unroll the paper sheet flat, the light turns off again.” Says the designer to Archipanic.

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When minimalism is a value, designing an object is a task: the taks of transforming simplicity into unexpetced intuitions.

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©Photo: Courtesy of Kazuiro Yamanaka –