Parol Lantern Frame 2015
This is my third year making Parol Lanterns. I started the project for fund raising when Huricane Haiyan ravaged the Philippines on November 11 of 2013.
This year I am making 23″ hardboard Parol frames. These wooden frames are $30 each. Contact me to order these kits (darcy@inventorArtist.com).
The new frame snap together in a minute and can come apart. If the decorations get damaged, they can be torn off and the frame easily collapsed for storage. You can glue it as well.
Here are a few pictures of the design and prototyping.
Previous Parol Versions
There are free templates you can download on the 2013 page. If you want to design your own here is a quick video I did of how to make a basic frame that fits together.
Assembling the 2014 Parol Lantern:
I’d like to make real interactive lighting system that can (among other things) synchronize light patterns between numerous Parols. Doug of DNC Labs has already done ground work for a modular system and I think combined with some sensors and programming it could be very attractive. Contact me if interested (darcy@inventorArtist.com).
Published May 25, 2015