Fuel Efficient Holiday

With all the Xmas blogging, it’s time to give equal space to the Festival of Lights–what has been called the most fuel-efficient holiday of them all. Eight days on one can of oil is nothing to sneeze at. What’s more, whatever you say about Xmas, a tree is always a tree, but a menorah can be any assemblage of eight candles plus one. So for your Channukah pleasure, here are my fave menorahs with the best above and the rest below–and with a special tip of the skull-cap to the M.I.T. Test Tube menorah (bottom). Have a happy!

Do you have a favorite menorah? Tell me about it in the comments, and send an image to Print’s Daily Heller Menorah group on Flickr!

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About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.

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