la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space
 

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space

for this year’s edition of milan design week, danish architecture practice bjarke ingels group (BIG) has teamed up once again with italian light manufacturer artemide, with a collaboration resulting in a product that looks basic but is packed with technological innovation. dubbed la linea, this new lighting object is a flexible tube of light, capable of twisting and turning throughout endless distances in accordance to different spaces and undefined geometries.

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image courtesy of bjarke ingels group BIG

 

 

elegant and sleek, la linea by bjark ingels group (BIG) for artemide has been created for both indoor and outdoor spaces. its fixing elements have been concealed inside its section, enabling it for countless applications in a wide variety of locations. it features artemide’s incomparable light quality, IP protection grade, flexibility and modularity. each individual element is 5 meters long but can be extended endlessly and seamlessly thanks to its concealed joints without visible shadows or signs.

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image courtesy of bjarke ingels group BIG

 

 

featuring artemide’s patented optical unit, la linea generates an even and comfortable high-efficiency diffused light. this patent brings together several types of intelligences that connect optical with material, mechanical, manufacturing principles and sustainable values. it can be easily folded and ensures easy maintenance and longevity. with its minimal footprint in space, it can either blend with the architecture or become highly expressive, as it allows users to draw with light.

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image courtesy of bjarke ingels group BIG

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image by giovanni gastel

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image by giovanni gastel

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image courtesy of artemide

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image courtesy of artemide

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
image courtesy of artemide

la linea by BIG for artemide, a luminous strip that moves freely in space designboom
jakob lange of bjarke ingels group (BIG) at the artemide showroom

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