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Every once in a while, we see a new product come along thats so versatile and elegantly simple that its strange no ones ever gone there before.
Portable lights themselves arent new, but theres something about the MOGICS Coconut Light thats so seamlessly well-designed and adaptable that it feels startlingly original.
The Coconut is basically just an orb of light. Yet the more than $105,000 this portable, foldable light source generated during its enthusiastic run on Kickstarter proves that its appeal goes far beyond its humble origins.
Made from durable, non-toxic, kid-safe silicon material, the Coconut Light is a minimalist perfect sphere of light that can adapt to almost any situation. The Coconut self-inflates and sports four different lighting modes, so whether its serving as a desk light, a table centerpiece, a camping accessory, or poolside ambiance, it effortlessly conforms to your environment.
The silicon sturdiness and clever engineering mean you dont have to handle the Coconut Light with kid gloves. In fact, with its inflatable, balanced, durable construction, its practically like having a glowing rubber ball shining in the darkness.
The three-point design subtly creates a balance, so if the Coconut Light is set on a table, it doesnt roll away. At the base, the invisible switch can toggle through normal, flash, breathing, and warning light modes.
In case youre skeptical about carrying a rubber ball around with you, dont worry — the Coconut Light folds down to about a sixth of its original size. Then once you pop it out of its carrying case, the Coconuts unique valve design expands it to its regular dimensions. Read the rest