Lamp 11811 by
Klemens Schillinger

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Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

The head of this lamp by London designer Klemens Schillinger can rotate freely without the interruption of wires.

Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

Schillinger's Lamp 11811 is lit by LEDs inside a disc, which can spin on an axis in a full circle thanks to a series of elements that pass electricity through the metal structure.

Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

A conventional power cable runs up the long thin stem from the base, branching into positive and negative through bows on either side of the disc.

Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

The electricity is then transmitted to the LEDs via slip rings made from small copper tubes, which have permanent contact with aluminium holes in the bows.

Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

Bespoke 3D-printed nylon parts sit between the metal parts to secure them in place. Other components are laser-cut from standard tubes.

Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

The anodised aluminium light is designed as table and floor versions. Photos are by Leonhard Hilzensauer.

Lamp 11811 by Klemens Schillinger

Recent lamps on Dezeen include a swivelling wall-mounted bedside light and a glass lightbulb with a tiny chandelier inside.

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  • jefjacobs

    Looks promising!

  • michael

    Looks like a streetlight.

  • Henry

    Looks boring, you could have the same functionality with a more interesting form.

    • dougosborn

      Henry you’re on a design blog…

      • Henry

        I guess I don’t get an opinion then do I, being on a design blog and all.

  • michael

    Clean job!

  • Henry

    Want it, need it, where can I buy it? Spot on, old chap. Jolly good!

  • Desk

    This beats the recently feature Rich Brilliant Willing lamp, which had the ugly wires.

  • Ranabe

    Nice clean shape Klemens, nice to see your work.

  • AT//

    Lovely, well done!