stripping away all unnecessary details, creative and manufacturing brand GYRO presents ‘myna’ – a sleek floor lamp that doubles as a coat hanger. this design is part of a series titled ‘bird lamps’, where the lighting objects consist only of the most basic parts: bulb, socket and wire — just like the simple pendant lamps which once overwhelmed chinese homes and streets for decades. only by tilting the bulbs sideward, room for imagination is created while retaining the minimal structure and maximum light efficiency. 


myna is both a coat rack and floor lamp

 

 

GYRO‘s bird lamps were first designed in 2006 by zhili liu, a designer based in shanghai. liu made the first prototype in 2006 and it was widely reported by the media. however, it took almost ten years of waiting and refining, till the lighting LEDs have finally matured to meet designer’s expectations for clean integration and lighting comfort with reasonable price. the first range of included models such as dove, nightingale and sparrow; this year has introduced a new member of the flock – myna.


myna white version 

 

 

myna features an integrated touch dimmer with memory function, as well as a custom made low voltage lighting module  that keeps the shape of a traditional edison bulb that is safe to touch. in addition, it is characterized by an adjustable bulb angle and direction, with a solid cast iron base that includes an integrated wire management. 


dark copper, with the touch zone and adjustable bulb


tilting the bulb sidewards offers minimalist structure and lighting efficiency


the ‘sparrow’ design, from the bird lamps series

 

 

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