goodbye edison at maison et objet
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feb 02, 2011
goodbye edison at maison et objet

‘les fines’ table / desk lamp, aluminum diffuser and steel base

goodbye edison – as its name indicates, the french company of the same pseudonym examines the disappearance
of the classic edison bulb and investigates the capacity for LED sources to spread a softer indirect light.

the first collection is designed by fx balléry, a graduate of the royal college of art in london.
the lamps, which turn
away from stereotypes and archetypes of traditional lighting, were on show
at maison et objet in january 2011.

‘les fines’ parallelepiped  table / desk lamp, aluminum diffuser and steel base
‘les fines’ come in two sizes
fine 600 : 63cm x 10cm / h 35cm.
fine 400 : 35cm x 13cm / h 45cm.

‘framed’ table lamp in aluminum, the  LED 24V offers an indirect lighting on the wall
dimensions : 23 x 13 cm / h 39 cm, colours : black matte / white glossy finish

‘les fines’, ‘up’ and ‘framed’
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‘framed’ table lamps on show at maison et objet
image © designboom

‘up’ table lamp
dimensions :
up600 : 20cm x  20cm / h 67cm.
up400 : 14cm x  14cm / h 47cm.

‘up’ table lamp

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