tuca tuca lamp by elia mangia for foundry tuca tuca lamp by elia mangia for foundry
feb 20, 2013

tuca tuca lamp by elia mangia for foundry

‘tuca-tuca’ draws its stance from that of a toucan

 

 

presented by foundry at maison et object 2013, ‘tuca-tuca’ by milan-based designer elia mangia exudes a spirit of playfulness.its structure consists of a carved and turned maple stem and a metal painted shade whose movement imitates a jackknife’s blade – allowing the lampshade to close in a flush position when not in use. warm LEDs reflect off the natural wood surface, producing a soft illuminating glow towards the surrounding environment.

 

 

in its collapsed form, the shade lies flush with the stem

 

 

 in its open form

 

 

detail of the folding lamp shade’s attachment to the wooden stem

 

closed view

 

 

  • liKe!!!! where can i get this??

    JHUN says:
  • you can easily make it yourself

    me says:
  • Man those are gorgeous but I’d really like a clearer demonstration of the lighting capacity, or is it really as weak as that ast picture makes it out to be?

    Buddha says:
  • Beautiful and inspiring.
    I love the simplicity and functional approach.

    Amir says:
    • My approach is spmile- if you see it on my vids then i recommend it. If you see me using it then it is becuase I feel it is of quality. I dont want to have 500 BS vids. Anyone can say something bad over the internet. i would rather have 500 positive vids and let people take the hint on the brands and products that do not make the cut.If I get something bad for a review then I send it back or dont do the review. That is me. I try to take the high road.

      Amin says:

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