You can open it or close it to modulate the light and you can put it on any of its sides or on the wall.
There are two things we wanted out of our matchbox light. We wanted a box to open and close, something low-tech and simple to regulate the intensity of the light. Secondly, we wanted an object you can grab and place any way you want.
The cardboard is often underestimated and hardly ever equated with quality. We wanted to prove this statement untrue.