volée, a touchless task lamp by odo fioravanti for fontana arte
volée, a touchless task lamp by odo fioravanti for fontana arte volée, a touchless task lamp by odo fioravanti for fontana arte
jan 20, 2016

volée, a touchless task lamp by odo fioravanti for fontana arte

volée, a touchless task lamp by odo fioravanti for fontana arte
all images courtesy of odo fioravanti




‘volée’ is an understated LED task-light created by Italian designer odo fioravanti for fontana arte. the poetically utilitarian design is a representation of the environments, tools, furnishings, and attitudes common to contemporary workplaces around the world. the light is available in table and wall-mounted iterations, both of which are activated without touch using a simple waving hand gesture.

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a simple gesture turns on the touch-less lamp




a new-generation LED board allows ‘volée’ to provide a soft light that can be set to three intensities via a touch sensor at the head. the lamp is constructed using extruded and die-cast aluminum cylinders and spherical sections. ‘volée’ is suitable for any environment from the home to the professional work environment.


video courtesy of fontana arte

close up of the second ‘arm’ of the task light


joint detail

working models were used extensively to develop the lamp

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clipping base

‘volée’ wall version

volée task lamp odo fioravanti fontana arte
single arm version



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edited by: nick brink | designboom

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