NDF zürich POVLAMP, the world's first interactive 3D pendant LED light

NDF zürich POVLAMP, the world's first interactive 3D pendant LED light



in the age of digital technology, swiss-italian designer leonardo novella from NDF zurich has revolutionized the lighting industry with its smarthphone controlled POVLAMP — the first of its kind. the product is an interactive ceiling lamp, controlled by a smartphone, able to create three-dimensional projections of a lampshade. this innovative feature is possible thanks to four-remotely controlled special light-guide profile which are set in motion by an ultra-silent motor with low power consumption.

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this smart-phone controlled LED lamp features an ultra-silent motor with low power consumption



NDF zürich‘s leonardo novella has conceived the POVLAMP as an avant-garde and versatile technology with eye-catching features. indeed, through a smartphone, one can pick different forms and color combinations with interchangeable light-guides and over sixteen million colors — along with two independant LED sources. this last feature ensures that every living and working space is uniquely illuminated. from apartments, bars, shops or restaurants, the POVLAMP is adaptable to any environment. in addition to that, based on the existing settings, people can customize the geometry of the product by following designated light guides.

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close up view showing the 3D lighting experience



composed of a high-power LED source with a lifetime of over 50,000 hours, the POVLAMP can alter between functional and ambient lighting — or a combination of both at the same time. even more, the pendant light is also specifically designed for the LED to self-cool itself by using the generated air circulation. this air flow produced by the silent motor allows heat emitted from the power LED to be exported. in that way, the lifespan of the light source increases significantly and maximum efficiency is ensured.

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blue 3D lampshade in the kitchen, with an ambiance light

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the product has two independent lightsources, allowing it to create unique iluminations in any setting

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the lamp is versatile in its use and location

NDF zürich POVLAMP LED light designboom
16 million RGB color options are available for illumination



what happens when you try to rotate your ideas? 
video courtesy of leonardo novella

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POVLAMP functions: LED spot on /  lampshade on / lampshade and LED spot on

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the highpower LED functional light can be dimmed and is programmable by the POVLAMP mobile application

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the product is designed as an avant-garde technology with an eye-catching layout

 NDF zürich POVLAMP LED light designboom
factory in zürich, switzerland, where POVLAMP is manufactured

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high quality single parts are made of aluminium (black matte)



project info:


application areas: clubs, stores, showrooms, bars, restaurants, galleries

production: switzerland, by NDF zürich

smartphone features: timer function, contrallable by music, dimmable, 16M colors- RGB lampshade



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