Plumen bulb
Plumen . Wednesday 29 Sep 2010

Plumen is the antithesis of low energy light bulbs as we know them. Rather than hide the unappealing traditional compact fluorescent light behind boring utility, Plumen 001 is a bulb you'll want on show.

The Plumen bulb uses 80% less energy and lasts 8 times longer than incandescent bulbs, giving you the opportunity to purchase an ecological product with style. It works just like any low energy bulb but it has a lot more presence.

The Plumen 001 is built with beauty at its heart, glowing with the aesthetic of a sculptural object. The forms the glass tubes take are irregular yet harmonious, as the two organic shapes mirror each other to create symmetry.

The name Plumen comes from ‘plume' - the bird's decorative feather, designed to attract attention to its' prowess and beauty.

The first Plumen concept design joined the very prestigious permanent collection at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York, while the second was featured at the Victoria and Albert museum in London.

The Plumen 001 design was developed in collaboration with designer Sam Wilkinson.


KEY FACTS

• Lifetime of 8 years
• 11 Watt (equivalent to a 60W incandescent bulb)
• 680 Lumen
• Screw Cap (E27)
• Colour Temperature 2700k (warm white light)
• Not yet available in the USA and some South American countries.

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