Flos, 2017

'WireRing'1 is a wall lamp designed by Formafantasma for the lighting company Flos2. 'WireRing' is composed of two separate elements: a custom made belt – like electric cable and a ring containing a Led strip.
№ – WireRing.
№ – WireRing.
The cable, which is often considered something to hide, is the focus allowing for the transmission of energy to the ring via electrical connectors. Disassembled, the lamp is reduced to a minimum. When mounted, it then reveals sculptural traits. 'WireRing' is an exercise in reduction: stripped – back to its most essential components, the lamp delivers the most with the least. 'WireRing' is available in different colours (pink, grey and white) and finishing for the ring (aluminium and brass).
№ – WireRing, detail.
№ – WireRing, detail.

Notes, References and External Links

1. WireRingWireRing Introduction. Composed of just two elements, the Flos WireRing wall light, designed by Formafantasma, is an exercise of reduction: using only the most essential elements to create something outstanding.

2. Flos. Established in 1962 in Merano, Italy, Flos is recognised as a world – leading manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions.

– Flos Stories. Flos presents the story of Andrea and Simone, from their passion for design to their daily lives in Amsterdam, unveiling what there is behind Formafantasma.


CONCEPT, DESIGN Andrea Trimarchi, Simone Farresin
DEVELOPMENT Jeroen Van Der Gruiter
PHOTO CREDITS Officine Mimesi


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