@smkinoshita yes, that's a practical decor idea. do you mean this? Then there are the researchers who are working on artificial photosynthesis: http://www.osa-opn.org/home/articles/volume_24/february_2013/features/artificial_photosynthesis_saving_solar_energy_for/#.URLImB2sWUQ
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