Mingling Lights are modular plastic sticks with integrated LEDs and magnets, designed for collective play and unexpected functionality. They can be linked together, or deconstructed again, into any shape and size.


Conventional lighting often fulfils one function for a particular space. We wanted to explore the potential of a new interaction with light; one that can serve many purposes, and engages people to play and connect.


Flexible sticks made from plastic are constructed with integrated LEDs and magnets. These integrated magnets allow the sticks to be connected, both structurally and electrically. A single powerbank can be used to power these sticks. In the context of an event a ‘base’ will be used to source electricity from, which can power hundreds.