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Enchanting Oscillating Illuminators

PILU Lamp Rocks Back and Forth to Establish and Intimate Lean

— March 14, 2013 — Art & Design
Snuggle up with a book on the couch and draw the soft glow of your light fixture nice and close. The PILU Lamp has been assembled in such a way that enables it to sway back and forth so that it can illuminate from an upright position as well as at one with a slant.

Designer Leoni Werle built the bent bases of the floor lamp and table lamp versions by taking a pair of beveled wooden blocks and then fixing them together. Both timber wedges anchor metal rods that emerge perfectly perpendicular; one of them extends all the way to the lightbulb while the other meets it in the middle and acts as a secondary support. The sweet seesawing PILU Lamp has a charming bell-shaped lampshade that swings on a hinge to keep it level.
Trend Themes
1. Swinging Lamps - The trend of lamps that sway back and forth, providing both upright and slanted illumination.
2. Bent Bases - The trend of using beveled wooden blocks to create unique bases for lamps.
3. Hinged Lampshades - The trend of lampshades that swing on a hinge to maintain a level position.
Industry Implications
1. Interior Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Designing innovative lighting fixtures that incorporate movement and adjustable illumination.
2. Home Decor - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating lamps with unconventional bases that add a unique aesthetic to home interiors.
3. Furniture Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Developing new techniques for incorporating movement and flexibility in furniture designs, such as swaying lamp fixtures.
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