And the winners are...

Congratulations to the winners! There were so many unique designs for this creative challenge. We believe these finalists are the best solutions. To pick the winners, the judges took an in-depth look at all of the judging criteria and how each entrant performed in those areas. Thanks to everyone who participated!

1st Place Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Winner
Noise by salva.serrano-1

Noise

This is a great, original design overall. Judges found it to be an attractive lamp with a great concept, good functionality and printability, as well as good use of material.

Functionality: 8.4
Printability: 7.8
Aesthetic: 9.1
Weight and material usage: 8.1
Concept: 8.8

2nd Place Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Winner
Plasmatic by efilena.baseta-1

Plasmatic

Original and unusual design, with great structure. Judges loved the concept behind this design, as well as the aesthetic of the shape.

Functionality: 7.1
Printability: 8.4
Aesthetic: 9.3
Weight and material usage: 8.1
Concept: 9

3rd Place Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Winner
Koraillon Light the Way Entry by paride.stella-1

Koraillon Light the Way Entry

Pretty organic designs, with great use of material. Printed out well, and would make for an appealing, functional lamp.

Functionality: 7.9
Printability: 7.7
Aesthetic: 8.8
Weight and material usage: 7.8
Concept: 7.8

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
LTW-E2 by Tommy by tommy.mueller-1

LTW-E2 by Tommy

This is stunning, original and creative work. Beautiful.

Functionality: 8
Printability: 7.3
Aesthetic: 8.8
Weight and material usage: 7
Concept: 8.3

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Compression Lamps by nick.tyrer-1

Compression Lamps

Cute design that looks fun and usable.

Functionality: 7.7
Printability: 7.9
Aesthetic: 8.2
Weight and material usage: 7.6
Concept: 7.6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Butterfly lamp by lauri.link

Butterfly lamp

Beautiful inspired design with a great description.

Functionality: 7.8
Printability: 7.3
Aesthetic: 7
Weight and material usage: 6.6
Concept: 7.6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Wave Structure by max.vermesch-1

Wave Structure

Inspired, original design with an unusual shape.

Functionality: 6.8
Printability: 7.4
Aesthetic: 6.7
Weight and material usage: 6.9
Concept: 7.2

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Artistic Lampshade - 7 by ali.zahi-1

Artistic Lampshade - 7

This organic design is attractive, but could be easier to print, and executed with less material.

Functionality: 6.8
Printability: 6.8
Aesthetic: 6.8
Weight and material usage: 6.6
Concept: 6.2

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Dual structure Lamp Shade by seishiro.okazaki-1

Dual structure Lamp Shade

Nice design, I could see lots of people using this as a lamp. Was pretty easy to print, but could use less material.

Functionality: 6.6
Printability: 7.6
Aesthetic: 6.2
Weight and material usage: 6.4
Concept: 6.6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Artistic Lampshade - 1 by ali.zahi-1

Artistic Lampshade - 1

Attractive fluid design. Nice work!

Functionality: 6.6
Printability: 6.6
Aesthetic: 7
Weight and material usage: 6.8
Concept: 6.6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
LTW-E3 by Tommy by tommy.mueller-1

LTW-E3 by Tommy

Fun and interesting design.

Functionality: 6.9
Printability: 6
Aesthetic: 7.2
Weight and material usage: 7
Concept: 6.2

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
BIRD IN SPACE by estudio.cinico-1

BIRD IN SPACE

Elegant and original design with a good concept, but was not easy to print.

Functionality: 6.4
Printability: 6.2
Aesthetic: 7.2
Weight and material usage: 6.4
Concept: 7

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Synopsis Lamp by rosi.jahn-1

Synopsis Lamp

Interesting inspiration with an appealing mix of square shape and organic texture. Sadly, was not easy to print.

Functionality: 6.4
Printability: 6
Aesthetic: 7
Weight and material usage: 6.8
Concept: 6.6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Dan Light Lamp by jordane.julieno-2

Dan Light Lamp

Nice organic design with an appealing shape.

Functionality: 6.6
Printability: 6.4
Aesthetic: 6.6
Weight and material usage: 6.6
Concept: 6.6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Fab Lab Barcelona Lamp by christiaan.sidell-1

Fab Lab Barcelona Lamp

Simple and looks like it would be easy to use. Could be functional, the concept could be further developed.

Functionality: 6.2
Printability: 6.4
Aesthetic: 6.6
Weight and material usage: 6
Concept: 5.4

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Kasai by kevin.meric

Kasai

Interesting design, interesting complexity that could be developed further as a concept.

Functionality: 5.6
Printability: 6.6
Aesthetic: 6
Weight and material usage: 6.6
Concept: 5.8

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Nobu - Generative Floor Lamp by torazo.karagiannis-1

Nobu - Generative Floor Lamp

Unexpected design with an unusual shape, though might not be functional. Was not as easy to print.

Functionality: 5.4
Printability: 5.8
Aesthetic: 5.4
Weight and material usage: 6.4
Concept: 6

Light the Way: Generative Design Challenge Finalist
Amaz3D by Tommy by tommy.mueller-1

Amaz3D by Tommy

Interesting design, but sadly didn't print well. Would be great to see this developed further.

Functionality: 6
Printability: 4.6
Aesthetic: 5.6
Weight and material usage: 6
Concept: 5

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