The brief for this project was to understand Japanese culture. As a starting point to investigate the Japanese race I became interested in Mitochondrion DNA. As DNA runs in a loop, a Mobus ring suggested itself as a form that would be sympathetic to displaying the DNA’s information and engaging in appearance. This evolved into a lamp. Due to complexity I decided not to render the DNA text onto the lamp. I think that this does not detract from the outcome; it is synthesis that is important.