Why can’t every object in your home be a solar power generator?

Marjan Van Aubel wants to transform every surface of your home into a beautiful power source. The Dutch designer thinks tables or windows shouldn’t be inert, so she built ones that charge your phone as well. Her Current Table and Current Window are made from solar cells that use colour to generate electricity. “Tables are this big empty space, a surface that’s not being used a lot. I saw their potential to be an independent power source, wherever you want to have it,” she says.

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