Shade

Shade is a new lamp launched by Flos during this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan. It is a design conceived by Paul Cocksedge Studio and produces a wonderful effect because Shade is just what its name indicates, a shade. It has no bulb, mechanisms or any attached light sourse, and it is suspended with very thin wires, appearing almost as if it is floating in the air.

And what is the trick? The power derives from an LED floor fitting, shining an uplight into the shade. That is great!

Shade started as a purely practical problem, how to rid ourselves the clutter usually connected to light fittings. The solution actually turned out quite mysterious, almost dream-like. It utilises both floor and ceiling, but appears unconnected to either…!