A surprisingly straightforward table lamp, developed with profound care, Tua is inspired by the palm of the hand containing a light: a reassuring pose transformed into a single, shaped metal plane that becomes both the support and screen for the lamp. Its simplicity enhances the elegance with which every detail has been designed: the wide angle of its bend, the subtraction of material from one of the two sides and the treatment of the rounded corners. These are details that give a soft, overall continuity to the design and help enhance its friendly, discrete, relaxed nature.
The light source is hidden under the fold that has a fine slot to both reduce heat and add further aesthetic value. When the lamp is on, the light creates a pleasantly intimate glow, indirectly cast by reflection off its supporting surface.
Its bend is a single gesture that gives the object a three-dimensional aspect. The one-piece thick metal component enhances its physical value and resistance. A single colour – pure white – defines the volumes by contrast and reveals the character of a light whose discrete charm is suitable for any environment, from a reading light on a beside table to a spotlight on a worktable. Contemporary and seductive, Tua creates an intimate relationship with whoever chooses it, not only for its function, but because its design is solid and unmistakeable.
L. 15 cm
H. 24 cm
D. 14 cm
Halogen bulb 1x40 G9
Product group: Table lights General lighting Table lamps in aluminium Table lamps in metal
Designer: Marco Zito
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