‘container’ by benjamin hubert for ligne roset
dimensions: H 400mm x W 140mm D 310mm
all images courtesy of benjamin hubert
british designer benjamin hubert presents ‘container’, a ceramic table lamp, at imm cologne (january 14 – 20) and maison et objet (january 18 – 22) 2013. produced in collaboration with french brand ligne roset, the lighting piece stems from the studio’s materials driven, process led, industrial design approach, researching the typologies and language associated with pottery. ‘container’ looks at utilizing the natural material to both contain the electronic components to produce a soft reflected illumination from the interior glazed surface to light the table or desk on which it sits. its form is driven by a sympathetic design language and construction in tune with earthen are production. the object is comprised of two large ceramic components held together under the tension of an injection moulded silicon band eradicating the need for any glue or screws.
each lighting object is made from two ceramic components
the main parts are held together with a silicon band eliminating the need for any hardware
individual parts which the lamp is composed of