bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi
bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi
apr 26, 2011

bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi

‘heracleum’ by bertjan pot for moooi image © designboom



influenced by the heracleum plant, dutch designer bertjan pot‘s new LED lamp for dutch furniture brand moooi features ‘white leaves / lenses’ that ramify off ‘branches’, ending in a form that is both technical and natural in aesthetic. named ‘heracleum’, by using the technique of coating conductive layers in the design, the result is a very thin and delicate lamp – a design not possible with normal wire. a metal wire frame forms the branch-like design, while polycarbonate lenses act as the leaves which are illuminated by 63 LEDs in total. the heracleum leaves can be freely rotated and positioned as needed by moving them around their stems which come in nickel or copper finishes.



bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi image © designboom



bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi detail of the branch-like form image © designboom


bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi polycarbonate lenses form the ‘leaves’ of the lamp which can be freely rotated and moved around their stems image © designboom


bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi detail of the leaves / lenses image © designboom


bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi ‘heracleum’ installation at the moooi presentation during milan design week 2011 image © designboom


bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi ‘heracleum’ with nickel finish image courtesy of moooi


bertjan pot: heracleum for moooi ‘heracleum’ with copper finish image courtesy of moooi

  • It’s hard to find a good, beautiful lamp nowadays.
    This one is a good example that it’s still possible.
    Congratulations Bertjan, for this truly beautiful work.

    Utopia says:
  • you know it’s an outstanding lamp design when it works just as good whether on or off. this one’s got everything: awesome spatial development, movement, tension, weight and weightlessness. cutting-edge technology turned into bold aesthetic statement.

    carlos esposito says:
  • yes its impressive and outstanding….I must congratulate Bertjan Pot.

    shaf avalon says:
  • wake me up before you turn the light off…..

    anon says:

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