Collapse lamp by Hayo Gebauer

This lamp by German designer Hayo Gebauer falls over when it's turned off (+ movie).

Collapse by Hayo Gebauer

Called Collapse, it has a cord slotted through the loose wooden components that make up the base to hold them upright under tension.

Collapse by Hayo Gebauer

When the cord is released, the weight of the protective foam shade makes it topple over.

Collapse by Hayo Gebauer

Electrical contacts in the toggle that holds the cord in place complete the circuit to turn the lamp on when it's upright.

Collapse by Hayo Gebauer

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