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Brief Published: 13 Feb 2013

‘Hollow’ Reading Light by The Federal

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Ottawa-based design studio The Federal has created a reading lamp where the light source itself is not visible. Rather than a conventional bulb fitting, the lamp contains a circle of LEDs fitted into the shade fitting, creating a “hollow” light.

Omitting a traditional light bulb and fitting also reduces the need for a large base, allowing a more minimal stand design made from a simple linear wooden structure. As well as being more energy efficient, the ring of LEDs emit light in a beautiful circular pattern radiating from the lamp. 

Currently at prototype stage, The Federal is developing variations on this lamp to be launched soon. For other innovations in lighting design, see the Stylus report Life-Enhancing Lighting

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