Tentacular Lighting Design : The Octopussy Lamp

[drop_cap style=”color:#e1ff00;”]I[/drop_cap]nspiration for any new design can basically come from anywhere. However, most often designers are inspired by elements they tend to see in nature.

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The Octopus is a creature which will always be fascinating, and has been the inspiration for more than one creation. The Octopus chair by spanish artist Maximo Riera is what can be considered a [highlight highlight_type=”normal” style=”background:#a4f9fc;”]”Conversation piece”[/highlight] of, a limited edition which is part of a larger collection entitled ‘Animal Chairs‘. The Octopus Chair not only became a “Coversation Piece” but moreover a: famous piece of furniture.

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EYE[span]SEE YOU[/span]

[drop_cap style=”color:#e1ff00;”]T[/drop_cap]he Octopussy lamp has been derived from the same inspiration point- however, it is designed within a different way and for a different purpose.

 

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Alien[span]GLOW[/span]

[drop_cap style=”color:#e1ff00;”]T[/drop_cap]he Octopussy, is an ingenious floor lamp that was created by Moscow-based industrial designer Vladimir Tomilov.
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TENTACULAR[span]GATHERING[/span]

[drop_cap style=”color:#e1ff00;”]W[/drop_cap]hen one considers the Artists decision of using a giant Octopus as his object of inspiration for a floor lamp, one can safely say that this was quite an intelligent original design concept . Given the creature’s characteristics, the potential was great.
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COLOR ME IN SHADES OF[span]BLUE[/span]

 

[drop_cap style=”color:#e1ff00;”]T[/drop_cap]he lamp features three support legs and three additional tentacles which allow it to have a dynamic look. Aside from reinforcing the resemblance with the octopus, these tentacles also have additional [highlight highlight_type=”normal” style=”background:#a4f9fc;”]LED lights[/highlight] at the ends.

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SPECTACULAR[span]TENTACULAR[/span]

 

[drop_cap style=”color:#e1ff00;”]T[/drop_cap]he Octopussy lamp has been an ingenious creation which was received with strong enthusiasm. In autumn 2011 it was awarded in Paris and also appeared on the cover of [highlight highlight_type=”normal” style=”background:#a4f9fc;”]Designboom.[/highlight]

 

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TENTACULAR[span]EXPLOSION[/span]

 

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The design itself was not the only thing which was impressive but rather it’s overall concept which attracted attention. The Octopussy lamp has colored lenses and a lampshade which resembles a huge yellow eye. It has an alien-like look. The lamp is also flexible and its design makes it great accent or [highlight highlight_type=”normal” style=”background:#a4f9fc;”]Conversation Piece[/highlight], which would make it a great addition in any Modern designed Interior space.
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