Product news: Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec's minimal suspension lamps that create a tangle of wires to produce a climbing plant effect have gone into production.
The lamps have been stripped back to their fundamental elements - a wire and a light source. Based on the Bouroullec's original Liane model light, which was covered in leather and featured in an exhibition of their work in 2010, the Aim lamp for Italian lighting brand Flos is an industrial version that has been designed with tougher materials such as polycarbonate and die-cast aluminium.
The fixation points can be attached to any number of surfaces and long cables flow to create a natural effect of branches or climbing plants. "We have developed a new type of lamp that is naturally positioned in space - like a plant," say the designers.
The tying points and diffuser set on the suspension wire make it easy for the user to orientate the lamp to the required height and position, allowing for greater adaptability in different settings.
"The general idea underpinning this project is to offer a lamp which can be infinitely adjusted to satisfy all lighting needs," continue the designers.
We've recently featured an exhibition showcasing 15 years of design by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec which opened at Les Arts Décoratifs museum in Paris.
We also spoke to Erwan Bouroullec at Clerkenwell Design Week in September 2012 about his favourite project they've designed.