uli budde: balloon lamp
uli budde: balloon lamp
jan 30, 2011

uli budde: balloon lamp

‘balloon lamp’ by uli budde images courtesy of uli budde

berlin-based designer uli budde has developed ‘balloon’ in collaboration with slovenian lighting brand veritgo bird. the table lamp, which was recently exhibited at ‘interior trends’ at imm cologne 2011, takes its name from an english proverb, meaning ‘do not conceal your talents of abilities’. 

taking its form and characteristics from the typical antique oil lamp, the figurative design, constructed from lacquered steel, generates a diffused, ambient light. a gently contoured reflector sits on top of a cylindrical base that houses the LED light source. the balloon shaped figure is slightly tilted to reflect and re-direct the cast light.

uli budde: balloon lamp

uli budde: balloon lamp the lamp takes on a balloon-shaped form image © designboom

uli budde: balloon lamp image © designboom

uli budde: balloon lamp

uli budde: balloon lamp

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