From afar at night, this may actually look like a miniature bonsai tree with lights, but it’s actually a nifty solar charging station, called the Electree Mini. This device captures light through flexible mini solar panels held by the branches, mimicking the process of photosynthesis, and also lights up automatically at dusk; if you simply rotate it, the light sensors change color. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Inhabitat reports, “The solar charger has a USB port and rests on a flat tray that holds the devices while they charge. Its branches can be manipulated into different positions. Electree Mini is a multi-functional sculptural object-a beautiful lamp that illuminates spaces with sun’s rays while charging your smartphone.”