Artemide Demetra Micro Table Lamp with Base by Naoto Fukasawa
Artemide Demetra Table Lamp
LED Table/Desk/Task Lamp designed by Naoto Fukasawa
Designer: Naoto Fukasawa
Collection: Artemide Table Lamps
Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa introduces Demetra Micro; a minimal and functional table/desk/task lamp for the business or the home office. What is imperative in the design of the Artemide Demetra Lamp is the careful reflection upon function and form in equal measure, their consideration from a minimalist perspective and the inclusion of sculptural qualities in the process. While its power and flow are just slightly reduced compared to the classical version, it has all the same pluses in terms of operation and lighting performance. Warm light tone very high Cri 90 light quality maximum performance Dimmable with microswitch located on the appliance’s head, it emits warm light with a very high colour yield (Cri 90) Its dimension is therefore minimized to fit into the smallest spaces and to expand the range of potential applications of the entire Demetra family, ideal for work and hospitality locations, as well as for home use. The beholder of Demetra has the feeling that they are looking at a minimalist yet functional sculptural light object. Demetra is an ingenious and highly functional desk lamp that combines form with function. This table lamp will appeal not only to fans of Naoto Fukasawas's minimalist work, but to everyone drawn to the message behind his idea of good design - which is really about how we can have the most productive environment, be it at the office or in the home. The versatile Artemide Demetra Lamp is perfect when used as an office desk lamp but also makes a great bedside reading light. Its light output is plenty strong as well: its 12W green LED light corresponds to a 60W incandescent light bulb and provides 600 lumens and 3000 K of warm white light. Demetra; now available from Stardust with Free Shipping and a Low Price Guarantee.
For quite some time, manufacturers of decorative luminaires were hard hit by the innovation of LEDs. What to do with their traditional designs that were built around lamps and spots? They have since overcome the future shock and the industry is now fielding new products in all shapes and sizes. One of the very elegant solutions is Naoto Fukasawa's Demetra Table Lamp which successfully transports the classic desk lamp into the here and now.
Stardust had a chance to talk to Naoto Fukasawa about his latest design. Here's what he had to say about the Artemide Demetra Lamp. Demetra is the goddess of the harvest in Greek mythology. This is not only a reference to the physical aspect of my the Demetra desk lamp which I designed for Artemide but equally to the philosophical perspective, in the sense of "harvesting the benefits of a creative work environment". In the case of the lamp Demetra, which is produced by Artemide, there is a single but strong new generation-type LED light which is mounted inside the round diffuser of the lamp shade. The light shines directly from the diffuser where a calculated reflector surface spreads the light on to a work plain for optimal reading/work comfort. At the same time this reflector is outfitted with either a dimmable- or motion sensor function which allows to the light to be dimmed according to your preferences. I have also designed the Artemide Demetra Lamp with a functional interchangeable plug option to accommodate most electrical outlets for global diversity. Naoto Fukasawa © stardust.com.
The Demetra Micro Table Lamp was designed by Naoto Fukasawa for Artemide in Italy. Naoto Fukasawa (b.1956) is one of the best-known Japanese product designers working today. Fukasawa's design philosophy relies on carefully observing what people do and feel in their everyday lives in order to find simple solutions that touch the senses and link to shared memories. Naoto Fukasawas's life and work are indelibly linked to his thoughts about how people live, and how they can live better. Stardust considers his style as "functional minimalism"; a way of design that could be compared to the legendary design philosophy of German product designer Dieter Rams.
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Head and arms in painted aluminum
Base in weighted steel with painted aluminum cover
Internal tension springs and external tension control cables in aluminum
Lower head diffuser in thermoplastic
Fully adjustable, rotatable, and tiltable arms and diffuser
Tiltable and rotatable diffuser
10' cord and plug for standard US outlet
Incorporated dimmer or dimmer with motion sensor
UL and cUL listed
Collection: Artemide Lighting
Artemide Product Code: 1734018A, 1735018A, 1733010A
Dimensions: 22 7/16"H x 25 5/8"W
Material: aluminum, technopolymer, zamak
Light Source: LED 7W 3000K >90 CRI LED Integrated: Yes
Light Color: 3000 K (warm white)
Certification: UL and cUL listed
Country of Origin: Italy
Product Category: lighting, table lamps, desk lamps, task lamps
Style: Italian design, modern, contemporary
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