In this year I won the Red Dot Design Concept 2011 and the Hungarian Design Award 2011 and last year the Koizumi International Lighting Design 2010 with the Nissyoku lamp.
When I was designing the Nissyoku lamp, my goal was to create a lighting device which smoothly fits into the culture of the Land of the rising sun.
In the Japanese culture, the meaning of light is life and light brings forms alive. According to these, I designed the lamp, and its light determines the object’s character, existence and meaning.
I finally got inspired by the solar eclipse. I think this is the most beautiful phenomena of the connection of light-shadow contrast in nature.
The Nissyoku lamp is a moodlighting lamp, that we don’t use every day, but when we switch it on, we do it in order to find an atmosphere matching our mood. In this way, there will be an emotional connection between the user and the product. If all the objects would be designed according to this method, there won’t be any more waste in the next generation’s society.
The lamp can be used as hanging chandelier table or wall lamp.
The lens-form panels found on both sides can move to multiple directions. The way and strength of the light is adjusted by the degree of the turning. The panels are fixed on the lamp by the magnets. The lamp can be switched on or off by touching the middle metal ring.
The Nissyoku is going to be on the market in the end of 2012. You can sign up for orders here: firstname.lastname@example.org.