Hell — LED Luminaire

Story

The brief was to design a family of luminaires for the retail environment using new LED lights from tp24. Hell means bright in German. The name is also metaphorical for the red tint the lamp emits.

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Strategy

To create a light for an environment in which luminaires are usually ugly and hidden in the ceiling.
I imagined my light in the ceiling, but with its effect showing a unique pattern on the store’s interior.

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This 5th prototype used cut up tin foil to amplify the light’s reflection. I took my phone’s flash to test it.

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Later on, with the official LEDs, I got a better result. I developed a “shade” from a polypropylene folder which happened to be red.

I placed it on a more powerful lamp to get the right effect.

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