Rhombic Dodecahedron Infinity Lamp

What it is

The rhombic dodecahedron infinity lamp is a decorative lamp that creates an infinitely recurring pattern of lights. The rhombic rhododendron shape is a 12 sided shape that nests perfectly. The rhombic dodecahedron shape is seen an infinite amount of times in the lamp. Addressable leds allow the pattern and palette to change.

The infinity lamp works by encasing the lights with 1 way mirrors. The special mirrors only allow a small percentage of light through, while reflecting the rest. This way the light will bounce inside the lamp until too much light has escaped, and the light becomes too dim.

The lamp is 3D printed and has 168 WS2812 leds. The lamp is around 22cm across and powered via wall adapter with 5V.

Download files

To download the files click the button below. The files include print files, cut files, code and schematics. Also included are the source files for the dodecahedron in Solidworks 2018 files.

How to make it

Instructions on how to make this lamp are found here: [Link coming soon]

License

by-sa

The project described on this page is licensed under the Creative commons – Attribution  – ShareAlike license.

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