Red Dot Design Award
Solar Lantern

Sonnenglas Mini

Sonnenglas Mini | Red Dot Design Award

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Sonnenglas Mini has been developed for areas without electricity in South Africa and is produced by hand in Johannesburg. Equipped with specially coated solar cells, the lantern can be used for up to 20 hours. Thanks to its intelligent electronics, it monitors the surrounding brightness and automatically switches off at sunrise. In order to ensure a long-life cycle, a plug-in system allows for the regular replacement of all individual components. The lantern can be charged via USB port.

Statement by the Jury

Equipped with intelligent technology and robust solar cells, this lantern convinces as a socially and ecologically sound product solution.

Red Dot Design Award

  • Manufacturer:
    Sonnenglas GmbH, Abstatt, Germany
  • In-house design:
    Sonnenglas Design Team
Sonnenglas Mini | Red Dot Design Award