benedikt achatz: robotzki
benedikt achatz: robotzki benedikt achatz: robotzki
may 10, 2010

benedikt achatz: robotzki


robotzki‘ by german designer benedikt achatz for ingo maurer re-envisions the classicworkspace light via the utilization of the functional principles and articulations of the human arm. the lamp is a response to many of the interdisciplinary design questions oftoday: lighting, user interface, product design and automation technologies.

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this led lamp is controlled electronically using five motors, several programmable microcontroller modules and a software interface that remains open to future additional input/ output devices (e.g. sensors and light regulators). ‘robotzki’ provides a multi-dimensional interactive experience for the user through its flexible form and the sounds produced by the automated motor functions of the lamp.

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‘robotzki’ head detail

‘robotzki’ head back view image © designboom

‘robotzki’ head side view image © designboom

‘robotzki’ elbow joint

‘robotzki’ elbow joint

‘robotzki’ base image © designboom

diagram showcasing the flexibility of ‘robotzki’ lamp

image © andreas acktun

‘robotzki’ was presented during salone del mobile 2010 at the ingo maurer showroom.

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