Need for illumination: Flatterby by Ingo Maurer

Designer Ingo Maurer launched the limited-edition Flatterby, a hanging lamp with 10 handmade butterflies flitting around the bulb.
Flatterby is a hanging lamp with 10 handmade butterflies flitting around the bulb.

Designer Ingo Maurer launched the limited-edition Flatterby, a hanging lamp with 10 handmade butterflies flitting around the bulb.

A 3D printed ring surrounds the bulb like a halo, giving the insects somewhere to “land.” 

Maurer chose the butterfly species himself, which include the subtle Rice Paper Butterfly, the iridescent Blue Morpho and a small Brown Moth.

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