Lumina, Italy, 2010-2011
The FLO range of lights is the result of Foster + Partners first collaboration with specialist Italian lighting manufacturer, Lumina and has produced a minimal and timeless lighting solution, which matches attention to every detail in design with the highest quality craftsmanship in realisation.
Available as a floor or desk lamp, the light integrates the latest dimmable LED technology within a streamlined, curving form. The cold-formed head and slender aluminium frame are balanced by a circular steel base and a delicate profile is created by eliminating superfluous moving parts, such as coils and springs. The head can also be rotated by 300 degrees for direct task lighting. FLO provides 475 lumens from a 6 watt LED and, for future flexibility, the citizen LED module is interchangeable and can be easily upgraded.
Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners, led by Founder and Chairman Norman Foster, is based in London with project offices worldwide. The practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture through a wide range of work, from urban masterplans to product design. Projects include the world’s largest airport terminal at Beijing, Swiss Re’s London Headquarters, Millau Viaduct in France, the German Parliament in the Reichstag, Berlin, The Great Court at London’s British Museum, and Headquarters’ for HSBC in Hong Kong and London. The practice has received over 580 awards for excellence and won over 100 national and international competitions since its inception in 1967.