SwissEnergy Lighting Prize
RIBAG Licht AG
RIBAG Design Studio
Pascal Amacker, Andreas Richner, Mario Siegrist
The catalyst for the development of the VERTICO lamp family was the need for efficiently flexible illumination capable of responding quickly and simply to changing requirements. The outcome was a lamp based on modern LED technology with a variable angle of beam and adjustable colour, which in view of its restrained and rectilinear design can be used in practically any kind of setting. The centrepiece of the lamp – which has been designed in a number of variants, functioning either as a pendant luminaire or as a surface-mounted, recessed, profile or track-mounted spotlight –, is a sophisticated adjustment mechanism which was specially developed for VERTICO. With the help of a top-quality glass lens, this provides variable illumination which is always evenly regulated and minimises light loss. To the outward eye the mechanism is a rotating focus ring which incorporates a lens. This is the characteristic design and functional element of the VERTICO lamp, and is common to all variants.
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