The subtle difference
by Anna Moldenhauer | 4/3/2018
Light + Building recently closed its doors to the public in Frankfurt/Main. Which topics are people still talking about? Here is Stylepark’s retrospective overview of the fair.
SIPTEL is a LED floor and table lamp that reworks the archetype of traditional stemmed models, thanks to a simple, yet effective, magnetic system.
The entire length of the rod acts as a launch pad for the illuminating body which slides along it with a softness and a surprising fluidity. Exploiting the properties of the magnet and its natural ability to line up with the force field, the head of the lamp is completely without constraints, unlike traditional variable height lamps where the blocking mechanism depends on unsightly handles or mechanical joints.
The end of the head is in turn free to rotate on the transversal axis, enabling yet another level of adjustment. In this way, SIPTEL goes beyond the classic fixedness that usually characterizes light source on this kind of lamp. Siptel takes light wherever you want.
This concept also proved to be very effective for the table version of the lamp.
Below the light, a system of two pegs, one of which also slides thanks to the same magnetic mechanism, allows any excess cable to be wound up, keeping it taut and out of the way, to prevent tripping.
Fitted with LEDs, the lamp gives off a warm, easily directable light for maximum expression of the new FontanaArte philosophy of generating pleasing, flexible objects that focus on the user and a personal experience of light. SIPTEL comes in table and floor versions, painted matt in red, orange and cement gray.
|Colors||shades of orange|
shades of red
shades of grey