inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand
 
inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand
sep 19, 2012

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand

‘trompe-l’oiel’ triple socket

french designer inga sempé has teamed with electrical equipment specialists legrand to produce a collection of three ranges of switches, sockets and dimmers presented during designers days 2012 in paris. the series reinterprets functionality to imply additional user interactivity.

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘trompe-l’oiel’ in use

the unity of walls is disturbed by the empty holes and shinny male pin view of the many sockets that are useful nowadays. ‘trompe-l’oiel’ evades those technical elements as a relief baseboard.

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘trompe-l’oiel’ simple socket

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘trompe-l’oiel’ simple socket

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘variateur’ dimmer, switch and lid socket

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘variateur’ dimmer

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘rotatif” switch

‘rotatif’ features a slider rotation that indicates its functions. the frame shape is related to the maximum route to be performed, and defines the design’s functions. the switch slider is located on an arch in which you move a quarter turn; the dimmer is on a circular frame with the maximum power obtained by half a turn. the ‘on’ position, or the power are shown by simple graphic displays. when switched off, the information window disappears under the slider. technical elements of the ‘rotatif’ socket are hidden under a mask which can be raised to plug in a device.

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘rotatif’ socket underlid

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘longiligne’ double toggle switch and RJ 45 switch

the proportions of ‘longiligne’ are similar to doors or openings. the functional toggle is the height of the plate. the cavity of the ethernet jack is modestly closed when not in use under a rectangular rotating eyepiece.

inga sempé: electrical switches and sockets for legrand ‘longiligne’ toggle switch

  • very interesting concept and figures of switches i am really impressed. thanks for the share this.

    sudhir
  • “reinterprets functionality to imply additional user interactivity”

    ?

    I’m guessing something got lost in the translation

    dbkii
  • simply the sense ! great

    dizayner.fr

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