Hive by Normann Copenhagen



Designer Nicholai Wiig Hansen
Launched in 2012
Architonic id 1197852

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Industrial lamp in a classic shape
- Normann Copenhagen presents Hive, designed by Nicholai Wiig Hansen

Taking industrial techniques as his starting point, Nicholai Wiig Hansen has designed a lamp with a simple expression. Hive is a collapsible lamp made of steel. As opposed to being in one piece, its various rings present a contrast to the cast shape. This makes the lamp both interesting and beautiful. Changing color shades, from dark to light, emphasise its classic beehive shape - hence the name.

Hive is not your average lamp. According to its designer, Nicholai Wiig Hansen, it is an example of a lamp that derives from using industrial techniques in the design process in order to create its particular expression. He wanted to design a lamp with a durable design and noticeably classic shape, which would be contrasted by a few, simple details.

Nicholai Wiig Hansen says: “For me, it is the shape of Hive that is interesting. It has the archetypal shape of a lamp and looks like a beehive, but with the extra little detail that it is collapsible. The various layers make it both simple and decorative.”

Hive has a durable and clean design that creates a modern feel in any room. Hive comes flat-packed in grey shades with a grey fabric-covered electrical lead.

Color: grey

Material: steel

Size: H:39cm, Ø40cm

This product is compatible with lamps belonging to energy classes: A++,A+,A,B,C,D,E

Energy classes on a scale of A++ (highest efficiency) to E (lowest efficiency).

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