With the much-anticipated upcoming release of the next Star Wars installment, we’ve seen a plenty of products inspired by the film franchise. The latest project comes from Y Studios – an award-winning Industrial Design and Research consultancy in San Francisco, as one of the most recognizable star wars weapon – lightsabers. DESIGN X SABER project is a series of proposed lightsabers reimagined by six famous designers: Zaha Hadid, Charles and Ray Eames, Issey Miyake, Edith Heath and Dieter Rams.
In a series of videos you can see what a lightsaber would look like if Y Studios and six creative minds design it. This collection of videos feature one designer per episode, alongside a short documentary that illustrates the idea and process behind the work.