Yupik by FontanaArte



Designer Form Us With Love
Launched in 2013
Architonic id 1210066

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Home is where I am at ease. Lift me up and lay me down.

Designed by the eclectic studio Form Us With Love in Stockholm, Yupik is a portable lamp.

While its shape recalls the classic electric torch, its function is decidedly more wide-ranging and versatile.

Fitted with 5 metres of cable, it can in fact be used as a torch, but also placed on a table or on the ground, positioned with the light source pointing upwards or laid on one side to illuminate a wall. It can even be hung up, thanks to a hook around which the cable can be twisted to form a loop.

Yupik is made from polypropylene foam, a sturdy, resistant yet very light material. It consists of closed-cell beads that incorporate a lot of air and therefore weigh less in proportion to their volume. These characteristics mean it is used as a transport and protecting material.
It was deliberately chosen for this portable lamp that had to be lightweight but also sturdy to resist knocks and falls.

Given the important characteristics of the material used, the designers decided on a very basic shape which as a whole highlights its function as a portable lamp.

The clear polycarbonate diffuser, in concentric circles, recalls the typical diffusers on car headlights.

Portable lamp. Body in polypropylene foam, available in pale grey and black. Diffuser in clear polycarbonate. Fitted with 5-metre black power cable, allowing the lamp to be moved and placed on a surface with the light source directed upwards, laid on one side or even hung up, thanks to a hook that can be used for holding the cable.

Ø 21 × 20 cm + 500 cm cable

Light source
1×14W E27 (FL)

Designer: GamFratesi

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