ingo maurer + fabien dumas: light au lait wall lamp ingo maurer + fabien dumas: light au lait wall lamp
oct 22, 2012

ingo maurer + fabien dumas: light au lait wall lamp

‘light au lait’ by ingo maruer and fabien dumas

as the name implies, the form of the ‘light au lait’ lamp involves a cup, saucer and spoon to create a whimsical wall-mounted lamp, blurring the boundary between art and functional design. the drinking vessel acts as the main shade of the lighting piece, connected to the saucer by a movable arm, allowing the user the adjust its position horizontally or vertically. designed by ingo maurer and fabien dumas, the object emphasizes the characteristics of the coffee cup in a new and unexpected way. already available in a white version which offers the elegance of a boutique café or chic restuarant, dumas is currently experimenting with some new color variations such a ‘black traffic’ and ‘brown fawn’, whose schedule of production is still to be determined. 

black traffic version

an adjustable arm allows the user to move the lamp shade horizontally or vertically

demonstrating the movability of the ‘cup’ lamp shade

detail of the lighting components

‘light au lait’ in fawn brown

a hanging spoon acts as the ‘on/off’ switch

a saucer acts as the wall mounting component, while the cup is the lamp shade

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