neil poulton pierces eraclea for artemide with circular void neil poulton pierces eraclea for artemide with circular void
may 06, 2011

neil poulton pierces eraclea for artemide with circular void

neil poulton pierces eraclea for artemide with circular void image courtesy of artemide

 

 

 

‘eraclea’ is a monolithic lighting design pierced by a large circular hole, an intentional reference to early 20th century english sculptor barbara hepworth, created by scottish-born paris-based designer neil poulton for italian lighting manufacturer artemide. as daylight fades, the physical mass of ‘eraclea’ dematerializes into shadows and the seemingly empty hole metamorphosizes into a suspended crescent moon, magically floating in mid air. ‘eraclea’ is an outdoor lighting fixture intended for use in driveways, parks and gardens. housed in a concrete body, it incorporates 12W LED technology, is ip65 certified, weatherproof, frost proof, shock resistant and requires no maintenance once installed. ‘eraclea’ measures 80 x 51 x 13cm. the light was presented during milan design week 2011.

neil poulton eraclea artemide designboom ‘eraclea’ on show at artemide during milan design week 2011 image © designboom

 

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presentation concept drawing by neil poulton

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