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«Tele» A lamp for the nomadic lifestyles of today

«Tele» (Close up) © SEIS

Sébastien El Idrissi at Designers' Saturday

Designers’ Saturday

Hector Egger Holzbau
Steinackerweg 18
4900 Langenthal

Friday 2 November
For Professionals only

Saturday 3 November
Open to the public
Event: Prototypitch
The designers have 5 minutes to present their prototypes to the audience. The presentations will be each time followed by a round of questions and advice given by invited experts.

Sunday 4 November
Open to the public

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«As our lifestyles become more an more nomadic, our products should adapt to it.» claims the designer Sébastien El Idrissi. He designed an LED standing light that is easy to transport and flexible in use.

The design was first created for NOV gallery’s exhibition «The future artefact» during the Milan furniture fair 2018. For the prototypes, Sébastien El Idrissi reinterpreted the use of a typical object of today’s culture: The selfie stick. «The low cost but smart mechanisms used in these goods shows, that the lamp could be produced at a reasonable price as well.» says the designer and wishes to find a partner in the industry now, to bring to project to its next stage.

Thanks to its telescopic aluminum pole, the light source can be adjusted to many different heights: From a desklamp to a standing light. «Tele» embodies the spirit of the objects Sébastien El Idrissi aims to create: Useful designs for the lifestyles of today.

Sébastien El Idrissi is a Swiss industrial designer. After graduating from ECAL he has worked at design studios such as Welling/Ludvik in Copenhagen and taught product design at the Hong Kong Design Institute in Hong Kong. Since 2017 he is working as a designer at the studio of Alfredo Häberli while setting up his own practice in Zurich.




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