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Spotlight: Nebula - timeless trumpets

Posted on April 03 2016

Spotlight: Nebula - timeless trumpets

The concept of the Nebula was born in 2007. Piero Gandini, owner of the World Famous Flos Lighting brand, approached designer Joris Laarman.



Flos was one of the first large design companies that Joris collaborated with. Joris wanted to create a light that was stylish and timeless. This light mirrors the tradition of Achille Castiglioni, but done in this designer's own way.

Whilst browsing at a local flee market Joris created a cluster of old lampshades using blown glass. He was instantly taken aback by the intensity of the explosion effect of light it created. With absolutely no symmetry the Nebula benefited from natural harmony within its design.



The brand have collaborated with other world famous designers including Phillipe Stark, most renowned for the 24k Gold Gun collection. Profits from this went to the Frères des Hommes foundation dedicated to abolishing poverty worldwide. By collaborating with different designers, the company continues to create timeless contemporary lighting. Their products push the boundaries of design, emotion and technology.



The Nebula 12 Light Pendant is now available from i-lite Lighting. Delivery ranges from 2-3 weeks as these sculptures are made to order. We are Official Suppliers of Flos Lighting in the United Kingdom. Our showroom has one of the largest Flos Lighting collections.

To appreciate the beauty of each light we recommend visiting our flagship 17,00sq foot Birmingham showroom. Our expert lighting team are always just a call away. We are happy to help you in choosing your perfect light.