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Do the Slender LED Twist: Light Spring by Ron Gilad for Flos

A frozen tendril of aluminum and methacrylate captures the visual of a single pogo stick spring mid-flight. While I’m all about spicing up a room with rich textures and a splash of color, a curvy little piece of elegant lighting with a minimalist edge - like the Light Spring by Ron Gilad - is all the ambiance a room really needs.

Light Spring. Designed by Ron Gilad. Manufactured by Flos.

High Style, Cutting Edge LED Lighting: The Light Spring Wall Lamp by Ron Gilad for Flos

Described by Flos as a “single (or double) wall mounted LED light fixture providing indirect light”, the Light Spring bounds off the expanses of columns or walls with the butler effect like a guiding sconce. Its wall-mounted nature makes it easy to use as a singular light, with a tall upper light like a candle, as a double light, with its upper and lower lights stretching out in opposite directions, and as a family of the two that interconnect, forming a brilliant checkerboard.

Light Spring. Designed by Ron Gilad. Manufactured by Flos.

Light Spring Single. Designed by Ron Gilad. Manufactured by Flos.

Made for the indoors, the Light Spring variations were created by Ron Gilad in a 15.7” and 24.37” heights - with 3.77” depths and a 4.9” bulb diameter - several can be combined to create lighting fixtures of their own, unique dimensions. To take its modular feel to a new level, Gilad made sure each head can be rotated 45° on its vertical axis for a flexibility. Within the construction of the wall light, an injection molded diffuser made of methacrylate with a photo-engraved internal finish works hand in hand with the energy-efficient light bulb in creating its indirect effect.

Light Spring. Designed by Ron Gilad. Manufactured by Flos.

Light Spring Family. Designed by Ron Gilad. Manufactured by Flos.

Light Spring. Designed by Ron Gilad. Manufactured by Flos.

The energizing collaboration between the efficient LED bulbs, eco-friendly white paint finish, and the way it casts a backlit glow on any surface makes the Light Spring wall lamps by Ron Gilad a radiant choice for interior, indirect lighting.

About the Manufacturer: The Italian lighting company known as Flos started their work in modern lighting back in 1962. Since its inception, they’ve been experimenting with designers like Ron Gilad, Philippe Starck, Konstantin Grcic, etc. to discover the possibilities of modern light. Flos has made its reputation by collaborating with talented designers around the world in creating some of the most cutting edge lighting designs within showrooms in Rome, Milan, Paris, Hong Kong, Stockholm, London, and New York. Thanks to their push within energy-efficient lamps, Flos has earned itself a spot among the most innovative and green-friendly companies working with sustainable lighting sources in the world.

Posted March 16th, 2012 by Sonja Hall


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