If you thought you had to go outside and into the garden to see a beautiful blooming flower, think again.
The Amsterdam-based designers of Studio Drift recently created a series of incredible floral-like ceiling lamps. However, these aren't your ordinary lamps.
Instead, these silken light fixtures, called Shylights, mimic the dynamic movements of a blossoming flower, and they look pretty badass, to say the least.
Shylights aim to replicate the process of nyctinasty, the opening of flower petals in the presence of light and the closing of petals with the onset of darkness.
The lamps are choreographed to rhythmically rise and fall, creating a flowing display of dancing lights that are simply breathtaking.
Take a look at the photos below to see these awesome blooming lamps.
These aren't you ordinary silk lampshades.
These Shylights actually hide pretty awesome secrets.
These lamps mimic the movements of blossoming flowers.
They replicate nyctinasty, which is the opening of flower petals when exposed to light and the closing of petals in the presence of darkness.
When the lamp is turned on, the flower drops up to 30 feet and inflates the petal-like frame to look like a blooming flower.
These stunning lamp shades are currently on display at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
Check out the video below for a closer look at these incredible Shylights.
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