Illustration for article titled Hourglass Lantern Drains LED Light Instead of Sand

This interesting lantern concept from designer Young Bok Kim puts a modern twist on the ancient hourglass by draining the light from LEDs instead of sand.

Illustration for article titled Hourglass Lantern Drains LED Light Instead of Sand
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By adjusting the dial in the center, you can control how fast the light "flows" from top to bottom. However, I can't see it as being all that practical because it would be hard to tell precisely how "full" the bottom is getting. Still, it would definitely be cool as a conversation piece. [Yanko]

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