by Sieger Séléna
Concept Statement: Abysse is a collaboration between ECAL and Luceplan. I worked with this Italian brand to give a younger and contemporary perspective. For this project, I was interested by the new way to interact directly with the lamp. Inspired by deep-sea creatures, this lamp is fitted with a spring steel arm which delicately suspends the light. Relying on the springy property of the steel, Abysse features an ability to tilt the lamp head to one side or the other for two distinct lighting settings - as a reading lamp or floor lamp. The wall lamp has the possibility to light the wall or to be a reading lamp just by turning the head of the lamp. The very thin arm allows a perfect balance (aesthetic, function and weight) between the base and the lampshade. The lamps are made in aluminium and LED’s discs are used as light source.
Project Specs: Floor lamp: 1900x1000x300mm Aluminium (casted and milled), spring steel, polycarbonate, LED disc. Wall lamp: 350x200x200mm Aluminium (casted and milled), spring steel, polycarbonate, LED disc.
Bio: Born and raised in Paris, France. Séléna Sieger takes main inspiration from nature. After receiving a Bachelor in Industrial and Product Design at ECAL, she followed her studies in Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship at ECAL, Lausanne, Switzerland. She believe that design it's about maintaining and renewing our gestural and material knowledge.
Place of Origin: Paris, France