Japanese light design brand Ambientec releases an incredible accent lamp tomorrow, with their latest light source more accurately described as a piece of functional artwork. Designed by Nao Tamura, TURN+ is a portable, contemporary lamp that is perfect for carrying from room to room, evoking a poetic sense of nostalgia amongst advanced, reliable technology.
On first glance, the TURN+ lamp is reminiscent of old Victorian-era oil lamps, harkening back to the mysterious aesthetic of streetlamps cutting through thick London fog. The romanticism of the lamp’s form extends to the gradients of light it emits: an integrated touch sensor with two types of LED segments allows for four different levels of illumination. From an intimate, candle-like glow to a more intense brightness suitable for gatherings, TURN+ needs just a simple gesture to switch to the most appropriate mode.
With a stylish exterior made from a choice of aluminium, brass, or stainless steel, the lamp is extremely durable: as a portable, rechargeable, and waterproof light source, TURN+ can be used anywhere, from interiors to balconies and gardens. The solid glass light diffuser is a masterfully carved and polished centre, honed to guarantee a natural light refraction that is generally difficult to accomplish with LED technology. The unique materials and design contribute to the beauty of TURN+ as a statement piece, sure to be a focal point for any room or gathering.
Ambientec’s launch of TURN+ delivers a lamp that embodies the concept of beauty in simplicity. With its solid glass diffuser emulating a genuine candle glow, the lamp is a stunning descendant of vintage flame-based lights, drawing the intimate lighting of history’s pages into contemporary homes.
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