jake dyson: motorlight wall 'focal shift'
may 22, 2009
jake dyson: motorlight wall 'focal shift'


motorlight wall ‘focal shift’ by
jake dyson

a wall mounted light, it can be used singularly or as a series.
it allows the flexibility to choose a beam angle of between 10 and 120 degrees,
providing a narrow or wide shaft of light to suit different illumination purposes.
the light change is achieved through motorised shutters which smoothly cycle between
maximum and minimum angles every 45 seconds. produced by jake dyson.



narrow beam / wide beam



variable angle uplights



remote control functions

the motorlight wall is operated via a remote control, which can interface with up to 30 lights
simultaneously. the remote allows you to control the shaft of light and brightness of each luminaire,
individually or as a group. both motorlight wall and its remote have a clean, modern aesthetic.



remote control



adjustable light beam 10° to 120°

the light source is a single bulb and the beam is manipulated by a patent pending focusing mechanism.
the aluminium cam wheel at the front of motorlight rotates to raise and lower the deflector cone,
which decreases and increases the width of the beam.



light effect with 4 motor light wall items



light effects with 4 motor light wall items, beam 10° to 120°



light effect with 8 motor light wall items

potential application include parties, fashion shows and air raid warnings come to mind.
imagine eight of these in a row dancing in sync – or out of sync for that matter…



jake dyson

jake dyson (in the shadow of his dust-busting father, sir james dyson – re-inventor of the hoover)
made an invention of his own. motorlight is the world’s first variable angle uplight and it is motorised
and can continually move through all of the angles you programme in.

during the new york design week 09, jake dyson and the interactive light artist jason bruges
have worked together to create a one-off installation, ‘focal shift’.


a specially configured and fluid motorlight wall art installation

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