Product description

Modern shopping centres and stores are increasingly becoming spaces that offer genuine retail experiences. Light is now being used more and more to stimulate emotions and create brand identities. Intelligently planned light has the potential to set the focus and therefore influence purchasing behaviour. Authenticity, energy efficiency, individualisation, miniaturisation of the luminaires and precise accentuation therefore play a central role when planners look to design effective lighting solutions for retail and presentation applications.

The turnable and tiltable CARDAN evolution luminaire from Zumtobel fuses outstanding flexibility with a timelessly simple design, enabling both sizes of this recessed downlight (M and L) to blend harmoniously into a wide variety of architectural settings. An extensive range of accessories adds even further creative scope by fulfilling a wide range of precise accent-lighting tasks. In this way, CARDAN evolution stands out as a multifunctional lighting tool characterised by excellent colour rendering and a choice of light distributions. Even car showrooms, exhibition halls in industrial buildings and other display areas or retail spaces with high ceilings can be showcased effectively with the help of the CARDAN evolution L version.

Zumtobel developed the fundamental and functional design concept for CARDAN evolution together with the architecture and design office blocher partners. As a core and yet simultaneously discreet and asymmetrical design feature, the so-called “Lightgroove” is a moulding in the housing that crucially prevents self-exposure – a typical problem with existing cardanic solutions. “Lightgroove” also ensures excellent glare reduction and therefore optimal visual comfort. In addition, the presence of minimal gaps prevents users from seeing directly into the ceiling. This supports a calm appearance and creates a smooth transition from the ceiling to the spotlight.

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With its state-of-the-art LED technology and sophisticated design, the CARDAN evolution architectural downlight from Zumtobel offers a new approach to cardanic accent lighting. Cardanic solutions have often been plagued by the problem of self-illumination caused by light being directed towards the fitting itself. CARDAN evolution incorporates an asymmetric housing to prevent or minimise this issue, enabling the full efficiency of the lighting technology to really come into its own.

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