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Present ›› Future


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light is evolution In the beginning there was light – and light is evolution. This idea is constantly on our minds. It re-emerges time and again and never ends. Evolution also means continually adapting to new conditions. For everything is in a permanent state of flux. We are experiencing such a change, especially in lighting technology. It provides scope for new ideas. The new LED technology gives us the inspiration and drive to creately shape present and the future – and to make our customers the lighting designers of their very own environment. The io 3d product range and the Più 3d spot range have taken an evolutionary stride, combining professional lighting technology and aesthetic design, efficiency and maximum quality of light. Their »next generation« LEDs produce extraordinary light output with minimal heat generation and with a free choice of light colour. The 3d kinematics ( patent applied for ) ensures magical movability – for unlimited, free directability of light. In the knowledge that our present is not the end of development but invariably the beginning of something new, we will continue to create unique experiences in the world of light: light is evolution.


Design  Axel Meise, Christoph Kügler


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Editorial

Editorial Designing future

Dear Readers, Present ›› Future is the title of the third and latest Occhio magazine. And »the future of light« was also the title of our stand at this year’s Light + Building fair in Frankfurt ( see p. 62 ). The technological developments in the lighting industry are ubiquitous. New products are being developed almost exclusively in LED; OLED is already being talked about as the »next big thing«. But the trend towards LED technology is only part of an accelerating process of change. At the last Light + Building fair two years ago we on the Occhio stand were the first manufacturers to present their products digitally with iPads that were still being imported directly from the USA. Yet not the iPad with its hundreds of thousands of apps is an indispensable part of our everyday life. On the other hand, another technology of the future, electromobility, has failed to take off, even though it has been heralded for years. Despite a range of new products and strong marketing, it is still only a marginal technology. What is the difference between the huge continuing success of the iPad and the hesitant start of electromobility? As I see it, quite obviously the benefit for the user! The iPad promises and delivers added value in every life situation: it is a tool that enables me to work, to satisfy my requirement for information, and to organize my leisure time – and all with a mobile device I can take with me everywhere. A few years ago we could only dream of such a thing. On the other hand, although I may enjoy driving an electric car in the city on the way to the office every day, its limited range does not even allow me to »experience« the surrounding area, and so it remains a niche second or third vehicle for a few. So, what is the added value of LED for the user? In the professional sector the efficient LED is already unbeatable because of its high daily light output. The lower costs impact for climate damage and lower switching costs are other advantages of LED technology, which will gradually supersede all other light sources such as fluorescent and discharge lamps in this sector.

In the private domain efficiency is only one sub-aspect. According to the German Federal Statistical Office, domestic households in Germany spend only a modest 1.6 % of their energy consumption on light: heating, hot water, domestic appliances and multimedia consume the lion’s share. So, in the private domain, lighting design, functionality and light quality can quite happily continue to be the main decision-making criteria. With Occhio you can opt either for warm halogen light naturally generated ( v ia a glowing filament ) or for the latest technology with all its possibilities. In both cases you gain best quality of light – because we are convinced that quality of light means quality of life. But LED technology offers other, very different advantages: because it generates little heat and thanks to the innovative design of the light source, totally new options are available in terms of design and function. The new io 3d lamp series has enabled us to exploit this potential, redefining how we approach light and to combine maximum efficiency with fascinating three-dimensional movability, »touchless« gesture control, unique individualisation options and optimum »next generation« LED light quality in an extensive lamp series. You will find more on the history of the evolution of io 3d in the interview on page 42. And on page 52 ff we present the first comprehensive application of the new series, a private house fully equipped with io 3d. Futurologist Matthias Horx establishes the significant connection with living in the future, and puts the new io 3d through its paces – testing its potential for the future as well! It is all down to the »next generation« of the Occhio power LED: quality of light and efficiency are no longer mutually exclusive, thanks to optimum color reproduction. Relatively small lamps like io 3d produce as much light as large halogen lamps, and the new Più spots fuse design and lighting technology on a totally new level. But what is behind it all? Where do the LED chips, these technical marvels, actually come from? A visit to the manufacturer, Citizen, gives you unique insights into their high-tech laboratories ( see p. 24 ff ).


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The Nu Office project in Munich shows that with the Più spotlight series in LED, Occhio can also create sophisticated lighting design in a »platinum« certified building conforming to the highest LEED energy standard ( see p. 68 ); from page 78 on, many other examples of private and public projects give you an impression of the diversity of the new application options. I am personally looking forward to developing Occhio ever further, in keeping up with our motto »light is evolution« whilst not losing sight of the most important thing: people’s needs! I hope you very much enjoy reading and discovering!

Sincerely, Axel Meise

While he was still in college in the early 1980s, Axel Meise began to turn his lamp-designing hobby into a profession. The self-taught designer presented his first lamp collection in 1987. In the mid-1990s, the concept of Occhio, the universally applicable lighting system, was born. Together with physicist Christoph Kügler, he developed a modular product family consisting of lamp bodies and heads that came onto the market in 1999. With the presentation of the Più spotlight series Occhio embarked on the project business. The development of io 3d, the first lighting series to use LEDs exclusively, was another milestone in 2012.

There is a wealth of additional technical details in the magazine:

Kelvin ( K ) describes the color of the light. The lower the Kelvin value, the warmer the color; the higher the value, the cooler the light appears. Mains voltage halogen light – 2800 K; low voltage halogen light – 3000 K; Occhio LED – 2700 K, 3000 K, 3500 K and 4000 K.

CRI ( color rendering index ) describes the light spectrum quality, and thus the quality of the color reproduction. A high CRI makes colors and skin tones look as natural in artificial light as in daylight. CRI 100: sunlight /  h alogen light sources; CRI 95: best LED quality.

The lumen value ( lm ) describes the amount of light that the illuminant or lamp gives off.

Lumen / Watt ( lm / W ) stands for the efficiency of the light source. Low voltage halogen 26 lm /  W; Occhio »next-generation« LED 80 -100 lm /  W

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List of contents light is evolution

Present and future 6 – 10 London by light 12 – 22 Big in Japan 24 – 31

  In conversation with the creatives and visionaries of the future

  Great Britain – the mecca of design

  Location portrait of Citizen Electronics

»Next generation« LED 31

  Occhio combines highest efficiency with best lighting quality

The future from yesterday 32 – 35 io 3d in action 36 – 41

  Building the World of Tomorrow

  Visiting Matthias Horx and Oona Strathern-Horx in the House of the Future

In conversation with the designers 42 – 51 Light quality with LED 52 – 61 The future of light 62 – 66 Occhio projects 68 – 71 Shortcuts 72 – 74

  io 3d in action

  Occhio presents its new products at Light + Building 2012

  LED lighting concept for large »Nu Office Munich« project

  Highlights at Occhio

Imprint 74

  Who is behind the magazine

Cases 78 – 97

  Occhio applications for private and public projects

Smart Source 98 – 99

  Perfect light for every application

Occhio products 100 – 130

  Axel Meise and Christoph Kügler on the product design process

  Product overview


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In conversation

Present and future In conversation with creative professionals and the visionaries of the future

Saskia Diez, jewellery designer, Munich Mrs. Diez, what does the future of jewelry look like? In booming countries, there is noticeably a large demand for popular labels. This is quite different in the West, where the trend has moved on; one simply does not choose to travel long distances only to find the same flagship store. People, want to be surprised and inspired. And this is why I believe my work is greatly appreciated amongst many; I don’t go with the flow. I offer a story, something substantial which gives lasting delight. How would you assess Occhio in this context? The lighting is produced to a high quality and with close attention to detail. The collection comes across as coherent and harmonious: designed to last, not just to appeal to the taste of the moment. As a jewelry and industry designer, you are an exception in a largely male-dominated domain. Does the future of product design belong to women, even if the present doesn’t belong to them? Many occupations are indeed dominated by men. This is due how people plan their lives. Besides, creative occupations demand a high level of commitment, which is often not compatible with other things. Your jewelry is unostentatious and at the same time playful. Is it easy for you to combine contrasting elements? It often surprises me how seldom new paths are trodden in the field of accessory and product design. In my designs, stones from the River Isar are often combined with materials such as gold. This is an unusual design approach… … for which you have gained several awards. The bag collection»Paper«, which you designed with your husband Stefan Diez, received the German Design Award. The value of an object cannot simply be defined by the cost of the materials. Value is created by the amount of attention given to the design and the beauty of the materials.

Saskia Diez, jewellery designer www.saskia-diez.com

It is not restricted to gold, diamonds and gems. Luxury can be defined differently: it can be expressed by how we open an item and how it is used. An intelligent approach to people and objects has much to do with appreciation. You have already designed collections for Konstantin Grcic and Rosenthal. What would a Saskia Diez lighting collection look like? A difficult issue. Even finding the lighting, which would complement each other wouldn’t be easy. Sometimes it is easier to have a bare light bulb, before one paints a gimmick on the wall.


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Hadi Teherani, architect www.brt.de

Hadi Teherani, architect, Frankfurt am Main Mr. Teherani, how will we live in the future? The goal of living in an ecologically and culturally satisfying manner, without the daily need to commute, will entice people to live in the city. Rather than apartments in conventional housing blocks, people will prefer a site or loft where they can create their own individual designs. So living in the city will be seen entirely positively compared to living on the outskirts or further from the city. How do you see the architecture of the future? We are already seeing the scope of utilisation grow with less reliance on programmed urban design. The surfaces, ceiling heights and sizes will no longer be bound to a single purpose. Instead, buildings will be designed for use as apartments as well as offices, hotels, restaurants, cultural and medical facilities and for non-intrusive commercial use. Building technology will make great strides, making it possible to adapt these flexible designed spaces for other purposes. It will no longer be necessary to demolish structurally sound buildings due to a change in the functional demands. In this sense, a new wave of construction will take place; the new »builders« will be active in the interiors of the buildings.

Rene Förster, barkeeper, Dresden Mr. Förster, the Twist-Skybar of Dresden’s INNSIDE Hotel has been awarded innumerable prizes. What is special about this play? The interaction between design and light – and of course, good drinks. We are cutting edge here! How important is it to have the right light? Very important. Above all, it shouldn’t be too bright. A bar’s character and ambience should be cozy and discreet – glaring light would be out of place. The simple yet elegant design of the Divo sospeso also complements the room design. The lamps are not very practical to clean but I can live with that. What can lovers of good taste do without in the future? Fresh ingredients. Many smaller brands will penetrate into the market to achieve more individuality. Self-made syrups, liqueurs and spirits will become an even more important factor. What was the most unusual drink, which a guest has ever ordered? Positive: A lady in her early thirties, who ordered a vodka Martini with Ketel One in a proportion of 1:16 and two drops of Lemon Bitters and a lemon twist. I was deeply impressed by her precision and respected her request. Negative: Beer with Red Bull. I can’t do much with those two drinks in a cocktail bar.

Are there timeless elements of construction? The rules of design in construction remain the same. Room composition, transparency, proportion and materials influence the atmosphere of both the buildings and the city. Urban buildings must retain diversity and appeal, even if they are designed for flexibility of use. Architecture is not an archive; it is the motor with which we overcome the challenges of the future. If the future were a color, would it be white? This would mean utilising only white concrete and excluding all materials, new and old, which will seldom be white. White buildings can definitely mean the future as in the classical modern Corbusiers but only so long as the tooth of time does not gnaw it off. The coherence from material, colour and construction design is not future model, definitely not for big cities.

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René Förster, barkeeper www.innside.com

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In conversation

the individual and his environment. When considering Corbusier’s utopias, we see that they were deterministic projects in which the individual was part of a machine. The near future, however, is radically different – one, which the individual is perceived as a decisive element. This is the future I desire.

Roger Bundschuh, architect www.bundschuh.net

Roger Bundschuh, architect, Berlin The Berliner House, which Roger Bundschuh designed with artist Cosima von Bonin, is one of the most widely discussed of the spectacular new building projects in the German capital. Bundschuh, who recently designed the German Pavilion at the Biennale in Venice and the spatial concept for the exhibition entitled »Wunder« in the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, is currently working on the cultural settlement »House of the Artist« in Beijing. What is it that fascinates us about the future? Perhaps it is because of the romanticism of youth, with which we immerse ourselves in our childlike utopias. From the 1950s up to the 1970s, many books were written for young people with titles such as »The Other Universe«. These books always had a fold-out page, which portrayed fascinating visions of the future, where automobiles hovered and cities could move. In the end, few of these utopias have been realised. And of those which have become part of today’s reality, one can only wish it were otherwise. Is the future necessarily something bad? Not at all! Nevertheless, architecture in the future will always need to consider factors relating to sustainability. This means that upcoming urban planning will need to show more flexibility towards developments. The more connected the world is, the faster we feel the impact of global events; this increases the need for societies to be strengthened at a grass-roots level. As a result, urban planning will revert to being closer to

You are one of very few architects who have succeeded in getting around the often constricting building regulations in Berlin – a good example being your »Collector’s house« at Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, which exudes a very futuristic vibe. Does one need to be strong-headed when dreaming of the future? I only fight for my plans if I have to. Urban building and planning regulations as we know them are deterministic concepts. This is based on the predominant idea that cities and societies are always predictable, which is a fatal error. Not only is the future unpredictable, it is absolutely not desirable for it to be planned! The future will be characterized by changing decision-making structures and this will attract new architects. Perhaps the most alluring aspect is that we cannot foresee the architecture of the future! What role will lighting and light play in the future? A large role. At Bundschuh Architects, we pay a great deal of attention to visual links between individual enclosed rooms. We work with natural daylight as much as with artificial light. When doing so, we often isolate ourselves from the surrounding environment – through self-sufficient rooms. As these rooms sometimes do not have normal windows and exposure to natural light, it is important to create the desired light atmosphere through artificial lighting and manipulating daylight. As such, we separate light from view. One usually looks out of the window. This is where light comes from. When one divides these two entities, one achieves remarkable effects. What do you like about Occhio? The company gives architects a great deal of support when it comes to planning. In addition, Occhio makes not only lighting its priority but light itself as well. I like this. After all, it is not through lighting but light that rooms come to life. Lighting from Occhio has an aesthetically pleasing element and certainly does not tout for attention. In rooms where art is presented, lighting in itself should never command too much attention. It must meet qualitative and aesthetic demands but should not distract the beholder. This is indeed a difficult balance, which only a few are able to achieve: for instance, the Sento tavolo. Light fittings intended to be funny are unattractive and tasteless, only suitable for the children’s room.


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» EVERYTHING WILL BE BETTER IN THE FUTURE.«

With »Modern«, a shelf designed by entrepreneur Rafael Horzon, no apartment in Berlin is complete with this exclusive piece of furniture. His bestseller »Das Weiße Buch« was granted the »Schönsten Buch« award in 2010 by the Buchkunst Foundation. Rafael Horzon, world citizen, Berlin Mr. Horzon, what do you associate with the term »future«? Fascination! In the future, everything will be better than it currently is. When we look back to the past, for example to the Stone Age, we are reminded of how communities were devoid of central heating systems and replete with barbaric rituals. We must never forget this, especially when we complain about the present or worry about the future. To say that everything was better in the past is a lie, which news magazines like »Der Spiegel« propagate. How does the future of design appear to you? Curved and spherical forms will take over and suppress the right angle, which is still dominant.

How are our contemporary visions of the future different from those of our forefathers? Our earthly visions of the future once used to be dominated by the idea of judgment day. The idea of a future in paradise was projected as the afterlife – a life after death. Nowadays, thanks to the Enlightenment, we know that there is no afterlife and can therefore concentrate on building a more beautiful future on our planet. Our current visions have shrunk, but we know that they can be realised within a lifetime. Has your concept of the future changed? In the past, I looked forward to the things I still hoped to achieve. Today, where I have achieved the things I wanted, I delight in the past. I don’t bother about the future. That’s a typical sign of my age. What would you attribute the success of your shelf »Modern« to? When I designed the Modern shelf – 2 metres, 36 centimetres wide, 35 centimetres deep – I kept to human proportions. People wouldn’t choose to have an opponent in their apartments but a counterpart, one similar to themselves, like a comrade. That is the secret. And this applies exactly to the lamps at Occhio. They too have a foot, a body and a head – just as a person does. What role does light play in your life? As a student, I wanted the room to be bright; naked light bulbs used to hang from the ceiling. Now, in the autumn of my life, I have started to become interested in the form of light emission, its color temperatures and the fine nuances of hightech light technology. This was how I became aware of the lamps at Occhio. How does light stand in relation to product design? The operator of the Appel Design Gallery in Berlin witnessed a more than hundred percent increase in revenue through the installation of a professional lighting system. There is nothing without light. There is nothing without lighting. A product only comes alive, when placed in the right light.

Rafael Horzon, world citizen www.modocom.de

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» Children are the light for every adult.«

Anthony Kiedis, musician www.redhotchilipeppers.com Photo: Steve Granitz  /   g ettyimages

Anthony Kiedis, musician, Los Angeles Anthony Kidies, what does the present sound like? And what would the future sound like? For me, the present is electronics – with artists like Squarepusher, who search for new ways of expressing themselves. Rock music is boring in contrast to this. And as for the future: I hope that the next generation will develop their own sound. Nevertheless, I hope that they will still know who the Beatles are – because no future can be built without the knowledge of the past. You’ve just turned 49. What does your personal future look like? How long more do you want to continue making rock music? As long as my body can keep up. That’s why I train a lot, run, swim and eat healthily. I don’t do stupid things any more. And I owe this to my son, who has radically changed my approach to life. You mean to say, he brought light into your life? Children are the light for every adult. They bring us to a new level. They enlighten us. I have never been an open person. I tend to isolate myself. But my son Everly Bear has managed to break through my protective shield. From the start he never gave me the chance to distance myself. He captured me from the very beginning – which is an unbelievable feeling. Like being swept over by an emotional wave. What does a day with your son look like? We go to the park, we swim in the Pacific, we hop on the trampoline in my garden and watch kids’ movies, everything from »Yogi Bear« to »Sesame Street«. It’s almost as if I can relive my own childhood again – a fantastic and surreal feeling. Everly Bear is my shining light.

Catherine Deneuve, actress, Paris Madame Deneuve, how important is light in your life? Very important. When filming, directors, camera men, lighting specialists and designers are all involved in ensuring that I appear in the right light. In my own private sphere I have to take care of this myself, which I enjoy doing. At home, I feel at ease when everything is to my taste. Here, the right light is vital. Can you explain that in more detail? I don’t like light which is too glaring. I prefer indirect light. There are many lamps in my Paris apartment which emit a unique, individualistic light – at my desk, beside my favorite armchair, on my bedside table. You know, I read a lot, whether film scripts, books, newspapers or magazines and I definitely don’t want to spoil my eyes. I already have spectacles. The right interior design is more important to me personally than the architecture. Of course I wouldn’t want to live in an ugly house but the interior design is much more important for my balance. Things are most beautiful when aesthetics and function are harmonised. Light or dark? Which do you prefer? That depends. If we were to say hair colour: I’m a brunette. But when I was 16 I decided, out of love for a man, to dye my hair blonde. Why? Because I had the feeling that I would radiate light from within – a bright light, which one could not overlook. Since then, my blonde hair has overridden my shyness. But what I also like is when the lights in the cinema slowly fade out and it’s dark for a moment, before the film begins. www.toutsurdeneuve.free.fr

Text Marcel Anders, Susanne Herrmann, Ulrich Lössl, Ingo Mocek Photos Julian Baumann, Silvio Knesevic, Roger Mandt, Urban Zintel


be yourself.

Be yourself. allows the integration of washplaces as elements which divide rooms. It offers clever combinations and new perspectives as free-standing or laterally walloriented solutions. Be yourself.: conceptional purism which awakes the emotions. www.beyourself-alape.com


London by light Great Britain – the mecca of design

London shines. Numerous architectural projects are continuing what Sir Norman Foster initiated at the turn of the millennium with the unveiling of the Millennium Bridge: to make England a place of pilgrimage for architects, planners and designers alike. A visit with designers in London has proven that ÂťCool BritanniaÂŤ is now established as the trendsetter of postmodern architecture and exquisite light design.


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London by light

Old and new emblem of London – Big Ben, now to be known as the »Elizabeth Tower«

Tradition and modernity As the Olympics come to London in 2012, a whole range of remarkable stadiums has sprung up – Anish Kapoor’s vast »Orbit« stadium in the Olympic Park is Britain’s largest public work of art. The View Tube, built while construction work was still going on, gives visitors a bird’s eye view of the impressive buildings. But the Olympic Park is not the only place where one finds cutting edge architectural design: modern buildings such as the White Cube Gallery, the Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron, the Wembley Stadium and Sir Norman Foster’s Gherkin are icons of futuristic building design. On the other hand, London is also blessed with no fewer than six World Heritage Sites, of which the Tower, the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew are the best known. An outstanding example of the blend of tradition and modernity which makes London so special and unique is to be found the district of Bloomsbury with its elegant streets, squares and Georgian terraces. This district is also home to the British Museum, one of the world’s greatest museums. Sir Normans Foster’s cupola above the building’s inner courtyard is a perfect example of the stylistic mix between the ultra-modern and the old that only succeeds when intelligent modern design respects tradition and brings it into today’s world.

City of London The heart of the financial district, where tradition and modernity coalesce

Light design of the future One person who embraces this evolution with evident joy is Mark Kavanagh, director of the small, dynamic company »Future Light Design« which works on a whole range of light-related projects, from lighting design to marketing of high-end design light fittings and assembly by experienced specialists. »Light is often the defining factor in a room yet it is frequently overlooked,« as Mark Kavanagh states. »Professional lighting design can alter the perception of light and space; it can create new viewpoints and enhance moods, as well as providing functions.« Mark Kavanagh can still clearly recall his first


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Signature of the city Sir Norman Foster’s cupola over the inner courtyard of the British Museum

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» W ith light, it becomes possible for us to convey experiences.«

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Philippe Starck Architect and designer, creative mind behind »Yoo  « Photo: Luchford APM /  yoo by the lakes

encounter with Occhio – it was love at first sight. »There is no other system on the market which allows products from one manufacturer to be applied over such a wide range. When you are designing the lighting for an entire house you usually need to source a whole range of fittings from different manufacturers. This is very different with Occhio; everything comes from a single source.«

»The Lakes by Yoo « A very special construction project – design by Philippe Starck, lighting by Occhio

Designed by Philippe Starck, Jade Jagger and Kelly Hoppen with great sensitivity for the surroundings The Lakes by Yoo, a joint venture between The Raven Group and Yoo, a development and design company founded by Philippe Starck and John Hitchcox, is an exemplary project, highlighting the comprehensive range of Occhio systems. We accompany Mark Kavanagh to an appointment with his clients – in the Cotswolds, approximately ninety minutes’ drive away from London, the area often referred to as the heart of England, with its green hills, rose-covered cottages and ancient stone churches. Mark Davidson, lead designer at Yoo, explains to us the idea behind the project: on a 160 hectare plot of land including six lakes and a large area of woodland, luxury houses are being constructed which combine the privacy of vacation houses with the comfort of a hotel. The owners, who come from the far corners of the world as well as from London or Oxford, select their favorite spot on the site and the designer for their dream house. In this way, each customer can create his own individual refuge which unites urban practicality, exquisite design and closeness to nature. Here, at any rate, Mark Kavanagh’s client has found the perfect spot to relax. Leading designer Mark Davidson and light planner Mark Kavanagh are both convinced that the successful light concept has greatly contributed to creating this peaceful oasis.

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»The Lakes by Yoo « Light as a key element in the design

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Mark Kavanagh CEO of Future Light Design

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»  L ight is the defining factor in a room.«

Stopover in the Demo room at »Future Light Design« Back in London, recently described by Wallpaper Magazine as »the most cosmopolitan city in the world«, we are present at an office consultation session with Mark Kavanagh and his customers. He has set up a demonstration room at Future Light Design where lighting effects and moods can be demonstrated along with the latest dimming and control systems. Numerous Occhio products are demonstrated here – a generous range from Divo to Sento and Piu spotlights all illuminate the showroom. The wide spectrum of possible lighting moods which Occhio lighting offers, thanks to the different filters and lenses, evidently fascinates the light designer: »We look for warmth and colour in light«. Mark Kavanagh explains how he works using the example of a private London apartment. »We collaborate very closely with our clients – after all, every architectural situation is different and unique. We must therefore seek to understand how our clients choose to use the lamps, what they would like to accentuate and how their demands will change in the course of time.« Interior Design in »The Studio« at Harrods Finally we accompany Mark Kavanagh to yet another on-site appointment – at Harrods, London’s largest traditional department store. At Harrods they are aware of the significance of perfect illumination and the quality of Occhio’s lighting systems. The »Luxury Floor« is illuminated with a special version of the Sento faro, lighting up luxury brands such as Gucci and Chanel. The project was implemented in collaboration with DPA Lighting Consultants, one of Britain’s most important lighting design companies. Mark Kavanagh and Future Light Design took on the marketing of the lighting systems. At »The Studio«, Harrods’ interior design department, Sara Cosgrove

and her team create exceptional interiors for private clients. We are received at »The Studio« on the third floor, where Sara Cosgrove shows us the four individual client suites that have been designed for customer consultations. »We work relentlessly to achieve the best results whilst maintaining the highest standards, always aiming to exceed expectations«, Cosgrove explains. »A key skill for designers is to have a great deal of expert knowledge – and also to be aware of what we don’t know ourselves, in order to bring our clients together with those who are the best in the game«, she continues. »Take Mark, for instance: he works with light and lighting like a sculptor; he creates sculptures. To find such a talented lighting designer is a huge challenge.« As Head of »The Studio«, Sara furnishes British homes with the support of her dedicated design team. With London becoming increasingly globalised, interior as well as lighting design with an English feel has become increasingly popular. »By demographic, our clients are scattered across the globe from the United Arab Emirates, to the Far East and India. We also maintain many British and European clients. Design can be challenging«, Cosgrove willingly admits. One cannot help but be inspired by Cosgrove’s enthusiastic nature. »Giving our clients the best possible service includes advice about the right selection of lights. I pity those who choose not to care about lighting and believe that they will regret it further down the line. If you decide to invest hundreds of thousands in architecture and interior design yet don’t consider lighting, the most important element has eluded you. Light is what brings art to life.« According to Cosgrove, light should create a journey and a sensory experience. »We don’t want people to merely pass through rooms. We want for them to feel something deeper, something sensuous.«


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  Occhio lamps in a private residence near London »Good lighting design can create new viewpoints and a unique mood.«

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» L ight is what allows the materials to sing.«

It is said that one can walk about London for thirty years and find something fresh in it every day. So it seems that with interior designers such as Sara Cosgrove as well as within projects like »The Lakes by Yoo« or by the dedicated work of Mark Kavanagh, British Design has already connected globally in various ways – with the best expertise and light design on board. This is a great development that did not just start with the Olympic Games putting a spotlight on The City; there has always been that enthusiasm. It is the very same dedication we can hear in Sara Cosgroves voice as our appointment at »The Studio« comes to an end. »With light«, Sara Cosgrove reminds us with vivacity, »we are able to produce and reproduce experiences – on all imaginable levels. Light is what allows the materials to sing.«

Sara Cosgrove Photo: »The Studio«, Harrods

Text Ingo Mocek Photos Robert Sprang


Art of living. Art of life. www.parador.de

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Laminat Edition 1 »Krystal« by Zaha Hadid


Big in Japan The future is sometimes present in places, where we least expect it.

With io 3d Occhio has arrived in the age of microchips: Citizen Electronics, a leading manufacturer of highly innovative LED-Chips, produces Hightech for Occhio. We were permitted the exclusive opportunity of visiting the production halls at the Japanese headquarters.


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Location portrait Citizen Electronics

The Citizen Electronics production plants lie directly at Mount Fuji. With noted enthusiasm, LED-Chips with sharp precision are manufactured for Occhio: CL-L030-1208A5-273H1A7, 18 W, 2700 K und CRI 95 are the magic words. What lies behind these terms is revealed to us by the engineers of the future on an on-site visit.

A journey into a hamlet of tomorrow A huge billboard throws light on Tokio’s Shinjuku train station; one of the liveliest and brightest transport hubs in the world. More than three million commuters shuffle their way through daily over platforms and through tunnels. Every second, an average of 500 people hop on and off trains in the morning rush hour. Many banks, agencies, hotels and the seat of the local government in Tokyo are located in the vicinity of the station district. Numerous bars, restaurants and shops are clustered around. But at night, Shinjuku transforms into a busy glittering world. Whoever makes his way to Citizen Electronics, sees little of the much discussed deterioration and washout since the nuclear crisis. Citizen Electronics manufactures LED chips for mobile phones, LEDs for lighting, switches, optical sensors and the demands of the automobile industry. Established in 1970, the company has a current headcount of 2,252 employees worldwide, whereby dozens of them have been involved in the development of lighting for the future since 2003 – in a traquil hamlet to the west of Tokyo where we step off the train. Upon arrival at the train station, we are received by Mr. Takuji Nakao, a well dressed Japanese man, who quickly shows the way to the workshop. »We are delighted by your visit«, he exclaims with a convivial smile. »An outsider has never visited the Citizen Electronics premises before«. Kügler-san or: the knowledge of physicists Once inside, we are greeted with a deep bow from leading engineer Kazuo Funakubo and then guided into his consultation room, where we are introduced and offered a glass of orange juice. You instantly notice the stark contrast between his aristocratic mannerisms and somewhat casual lab coat. »We are glad to work with Occhio«, he mentions. »It seems to us that many lamp manufacturers tend to only want to talk about quantities produced, margins and price. This is quite different with Christoph Kügler, the chief technician from Occhio. You notice immediately that he is a physicist. He also has a great level of expertise in luminescence down to the smallest details. We often lose track of time when we meet, especially

Main entrance of the main plant Unpretentious, charming – and slightly concealed

when we talk for hours about the visionary opportunities of high tech driven light technology.« And they are a challenge: with LED, the luminaire industry has arrived in the age of computers – this is strongest felt at the source, at Citizen Electronics itself. Unsurprisingly, only state of the art machinery is to be seen in the factory. Pressurised cabins ensure that the production is kept sterile and dust free. Here, a hypermodern machinery park ensures the best results in terms of light. Blue diodes, yellow phosphor »As the name already mentions, LED stands for light diodes, for light emitting semiconductors«, Mr. Kazuo Funakubo explains softly. He adds, »As differing from conventional light

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substance converts the short-wave high energy light into a wide spectrum of colours that result together in white light, known as phosphorescence. The phosphor plays a decisive role in determining luminescent colours ( cool, neutral or warm ) and colour rendering. Mr. Nakao continues, clearing his throat, »And now, I’ll show you what makes our LEDs so very special« and guides us to the third floor.

Each manufacturing step is checked carefully; the human eye is still more observant than any computer in the world.

sources such as incandescent or halogen lamps, light in LEDs is not produced by a glowing filament, which is heated by electricity. Instead, it is brought about through the use of electrical currents, which directly emit light photons. This process is called luminescence.« As such, the unassuming Mr. Funakubo further elaborates that LEDs are unable to directly emit white light but only a selected spectrum of colours. The socalled »white LEDs« are actually produced from blue diodes, which emit their light through a layer of yellow phosphor. This

The latest chip-on-board technology – and Occhio is there from the start Having hardly put the white lab coats from the Citizen Electronics futuristic factory aside, we move onto the ultramodern production hall. Here, Mr. Funakubo and his younger colleague, Maki Takehara from the »Opto Devices Development Section« continue explaining. »It has been a clear decision from Citizen Electronics to offer the lamp industry its LEDtechnology, which has made us become the right partner for Occhio«. With a friendly smile, they then beckon us into the machinery park. »This is what makes our ›chip-on-board‹ ( C OB ) technology at Citizen Electronics so unique. In our high-wattage LEDs many blue diodes are placed and connected under one joint layer of phosphor. With the newest generation of LEDs, already introduced in the middle of 2012 and promptly used by Occhio, we spread them out in a circular layout conforming it to the shape of the light-emitting area and not in quadratic form on the surface. Through this, a minimal light source is produced, which distributes light equally and to a large extent, better than single LEDs, which other manufacturers use, to reach a similar performance.« Mr. Funakubo and Ms. Takehara, enthusiastic about this rapidly developing technology, continue talking about the further advantages of LED: It is evidently more important for them to continue talking about the further advantages of LED: This illuminant saves tremendous amounts of energy and emits light over many years. A chip can last a good fifteen or twenty years with more than 20,000 operating hours, whereby the quality of the color rendering changes minimally. She convincingly adds, »Our LEDs are very durable. They can withstand extreme temperatures and still remain stable«.


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Citizen employee with CL-L030 LEDs – the future as an everyday concept

On the third floor What now takes place in the covert third floor is akin to that of a microscopically downsized futuristic computer foundry. Under a stereomicroscope, circuit boards are coated with a layer of resin paste. These are the boards on which the LEDs are set; with such high-speed, rotating equipment it is hardly visible to the human eye when the LED-Chips are fully automatically connected with the electrodes. The colophony is moulded so that the individual LEDs are completely coated in artificial resin before they are set firmly in place in the circuit board. It should be noted that each step in the production series is inspected by a set of watchful eyes. This inspection includes a fully automated screen test, a visual assessment and finally, a standard check with the aid of a dial gauge tester. We are then taken down to the second floor where finally the CL-L030 light diodes are proudly presented to us on a sheet and it feels like being in a fine patisserie. These are the exact LEDs, which are currently being mounted onto io 3d heads and can produce a luminous flux of 1515 Lumen at an excellent color rendering index (CRI) of 95. The light quality perceived by humans is determined by the reproduction quality of the visible light spectrum. Natural sunlight is the reference point; it has a CRI of 100. The »high color« LED with CRI 95 used by Occhio come very close to this optimum level. This means Citizen and Occhio are creating the best conditions for a light quality never known before in LED and perfect lighting design with LED. Back in the unassuming office of the friendly Kazuo Funakubo, we are made aware of the advantage gained by Citizen Electronics’ and Occhio’s cooperation. »Many of our customers have not realised that the relationship between lamps and light emitters have reversed. With incandescent lamps we were used to bulbs being around for decades, despite knowing that they have to be replaced every few years. Now with LEDs, the situation has reversed: LEDs will last decades – but due to the enormous advancements, which we are continuously striving towards, a particular model will only remain on the market for a few years. Occhio clearly has«, continues Mr Funakubo, »a clear edge: because the LED-Chip in the new

io 3d product is not glued or soldered, but is simply clipped in with a mechanism registered for a patent, it is possible for us to simply replace it in case of an update. We do not often see such a sustainable solution in the lighting sector«, the accomplished technician praises the German light manufacturer. Moreover, he adds that a divide between a driver and converter, which is seen in the body of the io 3d is a novelty in itself. »In each io 3d head, the newest LED from Citizen Electronics is to be found. That we are part of this ultra-modern development makes me proud indeed.« A day dwindles At day’s end, we find ourselves before the familiar platform at the train station, where a placard advertises a trip to visit the snow monkeys in Jigokudani National park, where so-called duck vehicles bring tourists to diverse destinations on land as well as water. Just like amphibian vehicles, Citizen Electronics appears futuristic but still connected to present day. In a single swipe, this is how the entire country appears to us: Pervaded with the demands of today and well placed in finding the solutions of tomorrow. But that is what the future is like: or so we think. If the future is shaped somewhere, then it is often in slightly hidden away and charming places where egomania is a foreign word – such as in the honeycomb-shaped premises of Citizen Electronics, in the small office of friendly Mr Funakubo, for whom the future is a term he deals with every day.

Text Ingo Mocek Photos Sebastian Mayer


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» Next generation « LED — Occhio combines highest efficiency with best light quality

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LED for every requirement — high luminous flux, excellent color rendering

The LED chips produced by Citizen for Occhio use the socalled »chip-on-board technology«, in which many individual diodes are directly mounted on a circuit board. Better thermoconductive properties are achieved in this way, which lead to a longer service life and a higher light yield up to 105 lm /  W. The close circular arrangement of the diodes defines a powerful punctual light source, which generates an optimal targeted light thanks to the Occhio lenses. The special mixture of the luminescent material ( phosphor ) produces the very high color rendering index ( CRI ) of 95. This high CRI ensures that colors

and skin tones appear as natural as in daylight. These »high color« chips generate a pleasantly warm white light with color temperatures of 2700 K and 3000 K, like those we are familiar with from halogen lamps. For the commercial sector there are »high flux« versions with 3500 K and 4000 K and CRI 85 available. The Occhio »next generation« LEDs bundle all of these positive qualities in one chip and guarantee high quality of light at best efficiency. The further technological development of the LEDs is also provided for: the chip is very easy to replace thanks to a patent pending mechanism.

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LED high color color rendering index ( C RI ) : power: color temperature: luminous flux: light yield: Occhio luminaire series:

Ra 95 18 W 2700 K 3000 K 1410 lm 1515 lm 79  lm  /   W 86  lm  /   W io 3d, Più piano /  a lto LED, Più alto 3d LED

26 W 2700 K 3000 K 2045 lm 2190 lm 76  lm  /   W 83  lm  /   W Più alto ² LED, Più alto ² 3d LED

LED high flux color rendering index ( C RI ) : power: color temperature: luminous flux: light yield: Occhio luminaire series:

Ra 85 18 W 3000 K 3500 K 4000 K 1805 lm 1820 lm 1840 lm 104  lm  /   W 104  lm  /   W 105  lm  /   W Più piano /  a lto LED, Più alto 3d LED

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The Future from Yesterday Building the World of Tomorrow

Nuclear-powered cars, private helicopters and perhaps space stations on Mars? Today we may laugh about such naive images of the future. But this could one day become our reality. Why? Because we can see that utopists had a high success rate if we look at the situation more closely: their visions already made their debuts in films and books before they revolutionised the world. A dark clothed man slips on his data gloves – chief investigator John Anderton, alias Tom Cruise. Spreading his arms as if preaching, the light dims. Images and blurred film sequences flash up, which Anderton swipes away swiftly almost as if leafing through a book. With a mere flick, he enlarges the scenes or shrinks them in size. Welcome to the future of yesterday. Welcome to Steven Spielberg’s »Minority Report« from 2002. Filmgoers stare awestruck at the screen. They have never seen anything like it. This is what they wanted. Futurologists were specially engaged by Spielberg to ensure that props appeared as realistic as possible. With astounding success, indeed. Not many years later, touchscreens and motion control have both revamped the computer industry to to such an extent that we cannot imagine smartphones without them. Cruise paved the way, dancing and gesticulating through windows and pictures like Fred Astaire, offering cinemagoers a glimpse of tomorrow’s world, which has long become reality. How the enterprise shaped Steve Jobs Those who talk about the future, think in pictures. We cannot change this. Many of these images stem from the engineers of the creative industry, from filmmakers, fashion designers, authors and set designers. Hollywood has always offered her audience impressions of the future. Take for example that distinct buzzing sound, when Captain James T. Kirk from Star Trek flaps open his communicator. When presenting his iPhone 4 in June 2010, Steve Jobs himself admitted how science fiction has shaped him. »I grew up here in the US with Star Trek and communicators, dreaming about video calling and it’s real now«. In recent years, a US court confirmed that Star Trek holds »intellectual rights« in the mobile phone technology. How does this stand with Bluetooth, CD-ROMs and Flash Memory Cards? They also play a big role in the sci-fi series.


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Jules Verne: Forefather of Science-Fiction literature

Kirks’s communicator can today be seen in millions of mobile phones. Wacky ideas from filmmakers have now become blueprints of the industry. In spite of this, futurologists see this advancement with an obvious lack of excitement: This can neither be explained by the Zeitgeist nor by those those, who are particularly sensitive towards upcoming inventions. Futurologist John Naisbitt views it more soberly. The political scientist and former acting education minister under John F. Kennedy was regarded as the king in his profession. One of his pivotal statements was, »The future already exists: you only need to extrapolate from it«. And with that, Naisbitt leads the way. Hosts of his staff members analyse reports, record minute changes in today’s societies and in the meantime, research long-term trends. And he made a strike. In his 1982 bestseller »Megatrends. Ten new Directions Transforming Our Lives«, he accurately identifies potent societal forces that would shape the new millennium: the triumphant success of the knowledge and and a leisure society as well leisure society as well as globalisation. Interestingly enough, the Harvard graduate remains critical towards the too one-sided belief in progress. Naisbitt claims, »Bright futurists are mistaken most of the time because they falsely believe that technological advancements progress in a linear direction.« He then adds, »This does not happen. They move in irregular patterns, in ebbs and flows and sometimes in quantum leaps.« Such progress can indeed be recognised in the revolutionary technologies of our times.

Why we drive cars and not trains In the mid-1930s, it was unclear who would emerge triumphant in the competition between cars and trains. Without highways, motorists were often on the road twice as long. It was not until the World Exhibition of 1939, where a fascinating image of the automobile era emerged. The best engineers of the time, Raymond Loewy, Henry Dreyfus and Norman Bel Geddes were summoned to the exhibition in New York City to design the world of tomorrow. Commissioned by General Motors and Ford, they constructed a spectacular perspective of America in the 1960s. Similar to being at a fair, over a hundred thousand visitors passed through this futuristic metropolis, awestruck by high-rise buildings made of steel and glass as well as lowered highways. While they marveled at crossing eight-lane expressways, a hymn in tribute of progress resonates from a loudspeaker: »Wide rooms, fresh air, bright light, mobility and individuality!«. The end of the tour is followed by a remarkably ingenious suggestion: houses and building rooftops, which they had just seen as models, were now standing right before their eyes. The visitors were catapulted into the future and felt like they had been given a reverse button to go back when they left. »I’ve seen the future«, exclaimed millions, who went home dreaming of a car-friendly future. The experiment was a success. 1939 was a turning point. »Building the World of Tomorrow« was the motto of the exhibition. The future of the 1960s was indeed one of superhighways, road movies and drive-ins. And this has hardly changed today.


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What do we want from tomorrow? When did it all begin? This desire to gaze into tomorrow, to catch of glimpse of the future before it becomes the present? Ancient civilisations, with their mystifying and prophetic oracles were already familiar with this practice. Many suggest that this fascination in the future has been instilled in mankind since the beginning of time. They claim it is our hidden impetus. We apparently cannot do anything else than to continuously construct new images of ourselves us in the future. In light of how our ancestral forefathers once journeyed from treetops into the open Savannas of Africa does not make this a small step for homo habilis but a tremendous advancement for humanity. This was a leap which Neil Armstrong himself did not achieve with Apollo 11. Was there a collective vision, an idea, on the grasslands to experience something big? Possibly new watering holes or abundances of food? We don’t know. However, whoever examines our civilisation from the perspective of a visionary will be confronted with remarkable results. If we were glance into the past, we would instantly recognise such promises and visions. Successful visions. We connect the aspects of today with the pictures and ideas of the yesteryears, almost like drawing a direct line from the first axe ever made, to the bicycle, steam engine and the launch of the first moon rocket right up to the age of Internet. Such inventions were met by contemporaries with scepticism – they found them absurd, strange and bizarre. And this is precisely what we need to learn from. Because today we know this: visions are the driving force behind civilisations. The remote, the common – and the peculiar are the only constants. Visions become exciting when the unexpected fuses with reality. With a feel for details and precise observation of everyday life. Just as it was with William Ford Gibson. 1984, of all times, the year of the Big Brother, the novel »Neuromancer« was published – the first to encapsulate both the new and the unexpected. Gibson was hardly interested in aliens and intergalactic battles. He preferred describing a tomorrow in meticulous detail, which reads like a blueprint of the present. The Canadian eventually created pictures and suggestive words: cyberspace, net, matrix. Start something big when it is very little, says the »I Ging« In the meanwhile, cultural historians see in Gibson’s depiction an exact description of that which has been developed at research centre CERN five years later, namely the World Wide Web. He introduced terms such as »Matrix« and »Cyberspace« and explained their pre-history. Once there were »pilots with huge helmets and plump gloves, who were efficiently linked to their aircrafts through the neuroelectronic, primitive Virtual-World-Technology. With the aid of advancing technologies the helmets have shrunk in size and the display console done away with«. Another image had been created; a suggestive promise that it is worth coming down from the same trees and stepping onto the digital savanna. Start something big when it is very small says the »I Ging«, the Chinese book of changes. Again and again, pioneers often succeed to formulate visions and conceptualise images, which slowly unfold and become more powerful until they change societies. The more imperceptible and unconcrete these are, the more effective they become.

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Ideas drive the future stronger than operating manuals. Again and again, pioneers often succeed to formulate visions and conceptualise images, which slowly unfold and become more powerful until they change societies. In the mid-1950s, automobile designers dreamed of vehicles, which could be driven without a physical driver but rather controlled by autopilot. Fourty years later, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Pentagon, DARPA for short, organises desert races for computer controlled vessels. Trucks, cramped with electronics, thunder through the Californian deserts, with some even reaching the finish line. The span between vision and fruition evidently continues to narrow. The clearest image of the future is still one of the biggest uncertainties. Tomorrow will be like today. Only different. Better, undoubtedly more savoury, more beautiful and faster. As soon as a picture has emerged, it takes a form – the future. Psychologists call this autosuggestion – the art to programme oneself to remain positive towards uncontrollable future events: driving tests, high-school diplomas, interviews. We have a rough picture of the future and the drive to change it in our own way. This often succeeds, when viewed in retrospect, regardless of what we do or neglect. Our lives are a vision in themselves – a bet on the future, which has long begun. There is nothing else we can do: without the courage to leap into the unexpected or crazy, we wouldn’t be where we are today – we wouldn’t even be up the trees in Africa.

»  T he future already exists: you only need to extrapolate from it.« 

Text Dr. Oliver Herwig Illustration Lorenzo Petrantoni

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io 3d in action A visit to the house of the future

Matthias Horx is Germany’s most renowned futurologist. In his »Future Evolution House« located in Vienna, where he lives with his wife, British author Oona Strathern-Horx, he tests out prototypes of the new of the new spotlight series io 3d. The bottom line: perfectly suited to the future!

Smarthome: Matthias Horx testing out a prototype in his home on the outskirts of Vienna, which is undergoing the latest tests for house and light technology.


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»We very much like the modular system from Occhio. Our entire house is based on forms that can be combined.«

The pressing issues of tomorrow are design issues.

What will the future bring, Matthias Horx? Matthias Horx ( M H ) : We are currently in a phase of awakening, where we are constantly made aware of how our systems aren’t as sustainable as we want them to be. We are enveloped by so much nonsense and flooded by from an unbridled amount of cheap products. We definitely have to think much more about recycling and intelligent industrial design. The Future Evolution House, in which we’re living in, is a first step. Tell us a little bit about it. Oona Strathern-Horx ( OS-H ): When we moved into our house along the outskirts of Vienna, we were certain about not wanting a conceptual house, where the walls could talk to the refrigerators. We have a photovoltaic system on the rooftop and an electric car in the garage. Otherwise, it’s simply about making life easier than it is. While moving, we brought half of the 12,000 things we had to Caritas. A cathartic process, indeed.


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Fundamentally, one must realise that the future doesn’t look much different than the present or the past.

Less is more? MH: Less is better. Material things clog the mental abilities. We live in an influx of electronic gadgets with a remarkably short half-life period. Still, we rely on technologies, which make daily living easier. A key example is my iPad; one doesn’t need an alarm clock anymore. No more weather stations, radios, newspapers and journals – a real all-in-one device. Doesn’t a house require a few construction zones? MH: The philosopher and house owner always have something to repair. Life is a constant process of refurnishing and rearrangement. We have chosen an architecture, which portrays this through the long building, so that we and our children have sufficient space. The future belongs to architects, who are able to attain a balance between closeness and distance. When we have guests over, we have an open house. Otherwise, there are a number of private rooms. This opening and closing is the cultural technique of the 21st century. We must approach this issue in a responsible and stylish manner. OS-H: And we must approach this in a manner that the children never move out! MH: The typical futuristic paradox is this: one anticipates a situation, one doesn’t want to think about. You prepare the house in such a way that the children will eventually move out. Afterwards, you live such that they can always come back – or may even want to come back. Then in such a way that the technology would act, instead of reacting – desirable state. MH: Stanislaw Lew would agree with the thought that the banes of technology can only be fought with other forms of technology. This is how evolution functions. Evolution is a never-ending attempt at survival and reparation because the last experiment didn’t work out. That is why the design of the Future Evolution House is sure to change.

»L amps from Occhio fit in each house and in every apartment. Here is the io 3d tavolo in black shine in the »Future Evolution House«.

Built over an area of 4,500 m², the Future Evolution House itself appears to be rather compact; the rooms don’t seem small but purposeful. MH: The idea of an aristocratic house with eighteen rooms and a changing room as well as a gentleman’s, smoking, and hunting room has outlived itself. Today, we live in a utopia of contraction and an expansion into the virtual world. Our children have small rooms and live in a world influenced by the media and games. They hardly perceive their unwashed, dirty clothes, let alone nature.

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» T HE BEAUTY OF OCCHIO IS THE SIMPLICITY.«

How do you look at challenges dealing with the design of the future? MH: In the materials. Windows were originally once holes in the walls. We want to abolish them. In each window there is a glass wall. We would like this glass to be able to generate electricity. Or perhaps with a touch of a button could switch to matt. That sounds like a feasible plan with the right funds. MH: No, that would still be too expensive. But it’s not all about technology. It’s about activity. Take for example the clichéd, futuristic house. The refrigerator is intelligent, the house is able to operate by itself – one actually doesn’t need to do anything. But what do you do, when you have nothing to do? We get fat. Civilisation takes away our abilities by shutting them down. That is merely a false impression of technology and the future. Technology should stimulate us and set us motion. It shouldn’t end something! That’s why we don’t have a lawn robot. We have a garden, where you can chop wood. We also don’t have a television – no humongous black hole on the wall, which sucks your attention. We go back to how it was in the beginning: fireplace and kitchen at the heart of the house, as was the tiled stove in the past. That is why we don’t consider ourselves opponents of technology. We just use it differently. OS-H: While the house was still under construction, the architect called me one day and asked, »Does your refrigerator require internet access?« To which I replied, »No, that is exactly what we don’t need!« MH: Why do kitchen devices need to communicate with one another? We cook individually but also sensibly and biologically. As a matter of fact, we do not like the idea of the »intelligent fridge«, invented by male technicians from the 60ies for the needs of depressive housewifes. OS-H: Extractor hoods make me go crazy! A superfluous invention altogether! MH: We have abided by various forms of hygiene regulations, which have evolved to become maxims and cultural habits. As a result, some odd features still remain in German design as well as architecture. For instance, we simply don’t understand people who adore extractor hoods.

You complain about the complete failure of the electrical industry that caters the area of home living. MH: House controls have become over engineered, much too complicated and utterly insensible. The question is whether we’re applying a more-principle or better-principle here. An allegory for this would be the competition between Nokia and Apple. Nokia has always introduced more models to the market – forty, perhaps fifty in a year. Apple then asked themselves »What annoys people about using mobile phones? How can we produce a piece of equipment that easily develops itself?« I think that things are given too much thought in marketing categories within the housing and automatisation branch. They only ask themselves »what do we want to sell?« At the end of it all, servers run hot in basements, there are thousands of functions on the remote control and no one knows how to open the garage door. The new light series io 3d seems both classic and highly innovative. MH: What I find interesting is the intuitive user guidance, the touchless technology and the way it can be switched on and off by hand approach. In addition, the brand Occhio delivers principles, which belong to the future. Classical design with high durability. Occhio is a brand, which expresses the neo classic – something we have dedicated ourselves to. And the modular assembly system is something we like too. Mind you, our entire house is built on combined forms. OS-H: The io 3d lights possess a 60s flair. They remind me of the industry designer Dieter Rams. The beauty of Occhio is in its simplicity. You have three or four series of products allowing countless combinations. You don’t need more. MH: Everyone has had plenty of experiences with lights and lamps. Most are broken, rusty or flaking. I can still remember my flat and the things hanging up that probably cost 18 Euros. At my age you just want things to last. OS-H: Lamps from Occhio fit in each house and in ever apartment. If you move around a lot or change from student life to married life, you can always take the lamps with you.


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The new book from Oona Strathern-Horx deals with the issue of how we will live in the future and looks at new energy trends and innovative technologies. It was published in October 2012 by the Deutschen Verlags-Anstalt under the title »Wir bauen ein Zukunftshaus« (»We Are Building a Future House«).

Interview Ingo Mocek; collaboration: Susanne Herrmann Photos Matthias Garvelmann

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io 3d: the designers in a meeting »It all revolves around the head!«

With the io 3d, Axel Meise and Christoph Kügler have developed a completely new light family, which will revolutionise our contact with this entity: through its innovative flexibility, its control of light with simple and intuitive gestures and through its novel and customisation options in design. But how does one develop such a ground breaking product? In the interview, the two talk about product development: from the idea right to the finished product.


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» The main thing at Occhio is: Light has to be absolutely perfect.«

With the io 3d, Occhio has introduced a series of products to the market, which has redefined the approach to light. What are the most important steps along the way from the concept to the finished product? Axel Meise ( AM ): The first and most important step is that we perceive this as a challenge that is worth taking on and that which will pay off and to always keep the ultimate goal in mind – to create something new and unique. What were some of the challenges in the development of the io 3d? AM: In the beginning, there was the question of how Occhio would embrace the oncoming changes in technology; LED created new opportunities. There were suddenly new, highly efficient light sources, which functioned everywhere and lasted much longer! »Light« and »Heat« suddenly became mutually exclusive! As such, lamps could be designed in such a way that even children can use them without problems. LED ushered an entirely new setting allowing us to completely redesign the interaction with light. Nevertheless, we still retain our fundamental belief in all new products: one system – unlimited opportunities for the user. LED has the reputation of being extraordinarily efficient as a light source. However, it would seem that the light isn’t as comfortable to the human eye as halogen. Is this still the current state of affairs? Christoph Kügler ( C K ) : No. LED is now qualitatively on par with halogen lamps. With LEDs, it is possible to generate light with light colours of 3000 Kelvin and 2700 Kelvin, similar to halogens and incandescent lamps, respectively. The LEDs we use emit an original colour value, in which we are used to from sunlight or halogen light. This has enabled us to attain a colour rendering value of CRI 95.There are now finally LEDs that are comfortable to the human eye and meet our high demands of light quality. AM: With the io 3d, we have combined the underlying ideas of Occhio with the possibilities of the latest LED technologies in a unique and distinctive form. With the io 3d light series, it has been made possible for LED technology to be utilised sensibly in private and public areas. Up to now, there were efficient luminaires for the commercial sector on one hand, and luminaires on the other hand that were good in terms of light and design but unfortunately weren’t very energy-efficient.

The innovative 3d kinematics of the io 3d provide a unique range of motion.


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development is the fact that neither Christoph nor I are professional designers. Instead, we think in a holistic manner with Christoph as a physicist and myself providing ideas, so that technology and design go hand-in-hand with one another.

Changing the lighting effects becomes child’s play.

Alternatively, there also exist lamps with an attractive design but have scored low in terms of energy conservation. With the io 3d, we have efficiency, design and functionality fused in a single work of art. This is why this light series does not appeal to a specific target audience. Instead, it can be used in private settings as well as in hotels, offices and buildings with the highest certified energy standards. Apart from its high efficiency, the io 3d not only offers me the freedom to choose the light color but also to individually define which light effect I desire and give me user convenience I need. What inspired the head’s shape? Did you dream of orbs? AM: Absolutely not! We posed several questions from a functional perspective: how big should the lamps be? What form should they encompass? How much heat should they discharge? And thus, the sphere came into being. Due to its large surface area, heat is discharged effectively. The form also symbolically portrays the aesthetically perfect form and fits wonderfully in the palm of your hand. CK: If the sphere were any bigger, it would be much cooler than it is now – but it wouldn’t fit well in my hand. We also wanted to search for a possibility for users to touch and move the lamp head if it is has been switched on for a long time and is warm. The synthetic interchangeable magnetic grip-pads solve this problem since it serves a technical function. Nevertheless, the pads are also a design element, which makes the lamp even more interesting. They are changeable so that they cater to the infinite customisation options. Form and function are reunited again at last. Is this approach typical for Occhio? CK: Definitely! When thinking about our products, we start from the inside and move outwards. »Form follows function« encapsulates our design philosophy most appropriately. It distinguishes Occhio from the rest simply because we never fail to take the light into consideration and its effect, starting from the source. The light must fit well. A further characteristic of our product is the lens. With the io 3d, we work with glarefree lenses, which boast a brilliance and an aesthetically unique quality. This is typical of Occhio – the lens optics for LEDs as well as for halogens. AM: What distinguishes our approach with respect to product

What are, in your opinions, the most important and defining features of the new product? AM: The playful approach with light was really important to us. We call it the »joy of light«. From its remarkable agility in, changeable magnetic mechanism to its touchless sensor control, operation is not only unprecedented but also so much fun! In order to be able to individually adjust lamps, we introduced a new 3d-joint. This joint allows it to be gently yet precisely turned. The right »signature move« comes with moving the io 3d in the right direction. This is clearly seen in the io 3d lettura standing lamps. Starting with the idea of drafting an extensive LED lighting system, we have developed standing, ceiling, table and wall lamps, with which we can meet all demands in the room. I am also able to assemble the lamps in anyway I like to match the design and how it fits in my room. There is a choice of six surfaces to choose from: chrome, matt chrome, glossy white and matt white, glossy black and matt black. The soft touch of the white and black matt surfaces have a very special feel. Based on my knowledge, the io 3d is the only light series which can be integrated into a wide range of diverse style collections. The configurator makes it possible to try them out virtually. At the point-of-sale, customers and consultants can assemble lights as they wish until one says, »Ah! That’s how it should be!« CK: At Occhio, it’s also about the light effect. With its lens, the io 3d makes it possible for light to shine at eighty degrees. I can either limit the light output to sixty degrees with the Fresnel-lens or widen it to one hundred degrees with satinized glass. Simultaneously, I can also employ the use of color filters. All features, which are found in our Sento product series, are also integrated here. In addition, we have registered some elements for patenting such as the application and removal of lenses with the use of magnets. With a simple turn, I am able to remove the lens. It clicks back into place just as easily. The same applies to the filters. Even the LED chips can be exchanged without any hassle!

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»Touchless« gesture controls for switching and dimming lights

»W e are now abLe to DIRECT light at the very place it originates.«

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» Now is the right point in time to show what one can do with LED.«

Coziness with LED: io 3d lettura and io 3d basso.

AM: The io 3d is indeed revolutionary in its personalised control of light itself. Nowadays, I don’t want to search for a dimmer and finding a switch is just as bothersome – this approach is rather passé. With the latest »touchless« technology, we go a step further. We are now able to control light at the very place it originates – the head. I put my hand in front, the light goes on. I put it there again and the light goes off. If I hold it long enough, the light dims – up or down. This is an unbelievably convenient and pleasant way of controlling light intuitively – without having to come into contact with light itself. What are the most important milestones on the journey from the idea to the finished product? AM: Although there are no fixed innovation processes at Occhio, we abide by one fundamental philosophy – to endeavor to create something new and unique, which constantly offers an added value to the user. And this within a framework, which the user can expect from Occhio. We offer cohesive concepts with extraordinary design solutions of the highest quality standards. As such, the ideas do not necessarily come from the outside but from within. By doing so, we are able to remain authentic. CK: At the beginning there are countless concepts and design sketches, which we intensively discuss, select and develop further. The ensuing process is something which I would describe as one-of-a-kind. We run two design departments concurrently. Axel works with the German team in our headquarters in Munich on product design, while I convert our ideas into 3D form and collaborate with a team of construction designers at our production partner in Guangzhou in keying our designs into a computer. From the beginning, we work on

the technical implementation in relation to the series production and samples are immediately produced for each step with which the design and functions can be tested. The two teams do enjoy some rivalry. And every few days, we check in on each other to coordinate the current status. We exchange sketches and pictures via email and in video conferences we can hold our models directly in front of the camera and exchange views on them. AM: Our development office in China suits our approach perfectly. There is a team of qualified engineers and in the province of Guangdong and the city Shenzhen, where Apple products are also manufactured and high-quality manufacturing and surface technology are implemented. There are also special suppliers for each product sector; lens optics, LED electronics and more. Our LED supplier, Citizen, located in Japan, is also a mere four hour flight away. This year marks our 10 year anniversary in China and it has evidently unfolded into being an advantageous location, considering the booming Chinese market economy. CK: As soon as the basic design of our new series is ready, we produce a set of prototypes with surfaces, some even with elements of design and details. For instance, there were a number of queries which needed to be clarified on the io 3d’s colour alone: Which colors do we want to allow? Which color was strongly recommended? After this, definite and tentative variants of models were developed alongside a modular system with a not too sophisticated combinatory. Technology should ultimately serve one purpose: to enjoy our own creativity – and not be overwhelmed by it. The io 3d’s slogan is »joy of light« after all. AM: Ultimately, there is nothing which is coincidental or


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Each lamp has a modular structure and can be configured individually.

redundant with the io 3d. Not a single screw can be seen from the outside. That is something special in itself. We even ask ourselves a question about the height adjustment. How does this work? AM: With a »Slider«, a slide-rub element. In this case, the simplest mechanical solution was the best in the end. But it is also typical of Occhio that people ask themselves how things work. When it comes to this, I have the necessary perseverance and assertiveness to say, »That is the way it should be!« At the very end we took away a millimetre here and a few

tenths there ( and therefore changed all tools ) so that the proportions are right. We then present our penultimate prototype to a wider circle of Occhio employees. It is important for us to get feedback from our team to listen to the various opinions. And then, the huge milestone on the way to the journey towards production readiness and market launch – the first major presentation for our retailers and planers. This takes place either on our partner days in Munich or at the Light + Building in Frankfurt. At such events, it is always unbelievably exciting to experience the customers’ reaction towards our latest products.

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» W e want everybody to feel, how SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL CONTROLLING GOOD LIGHT CAN BE.«

CK: And the beauty of our modular system is the ease we can adopt new ideas and seamlessly integrate them into our existing products for further use. In the near future, the io 3d will have new family members! What would be your prognosis of the future of illumination inserts? AM: LED technology represents a quantum leaps in light performance and quality. LEDs will definitely gradually replace other forms of conventional light sources. With its pleasant light color, its perfect spectrum und especially the possibility of dimming light to a candlelight ambience, the halogen light will still remain essential in the private domain. However, LED technology also offers new design possibilities, which will change how light is dealt with. For me, it remains important that the customer still has the choice to decide which technology he wants to have. CK: Now is the right point in time to show what LED can do. We would like to lead this transition in technology because because we enjoy it! AM: Precisely! We want to to accompany the transition and, above all, show that there is no reason at all to face the future technology of LED with scepticism. I am pleased if we can change a person’s awareness of how they experience and deal with light. We want people to design their own habitat and be able to see how beautiful and efficient dealing with good light can be – whether it is the sunset or light in one’s own apartment. Interview Ingo Mocek Photos Thomas Popinger, Elias Hassos


io 3d soffitto, io 3d pico – in the »black shine« style collection


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It’s the blue hour in Cologne as an architect’s house radiates warm light into the pruned garden and awakes the desire for one to leave the lounge furniture and enter the house, which harmoniously fuses hospitality, warmth and high-quality LED lights with one another.


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The central living room is lit with the io 3d pico ceiling spotlight and io 3d lettura reading lamp.


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io 3d pico arranged as ceiling spotlights in pairs bring the open entrance area to life, underlining the high-quality materials and favourite works of art.

A very special residence is the solitary structure in Cologne made unique by the people living in it; two twin sisters, their spouses and children, who not only regard themselves as family but also as friends and cohabitants – because all of them have created a new home in the suburbs of the Rhine metropolis, which has become an expression of their unusual attachment. All under one roof with a uniform style in architecture and interior design but also with rooms to retreat into and private rooms. When planning and implementing the project, the Cologne architects Hoersch & Hennrich followed the design vocabulary of the classical modern. Clear proportions, noticeable room outlines, timeless aesthetics and an interaction between the interior and exterior characterise their designs. Axel Hoersch has created an open and transparent architecture for both families, in which the three floors harmoniously complement each other as do the house and garden – aware of the inhabitants’ love of nature. Right at the start of the planning phase, Hoersch engaged the expertise of Professor Andreas Schulz from the renowned Bonn lighting company »Licht Kunst Licht« to be part of his project team. Thomas Kurz from Occhio Store Cologne completed the planning team as executive light technician and on-site project manager. Thanks to this intensive

collaboration, the outcome has been an outstanding interconnection between contractors, architect, light planner and Occhio that links architecture, interior design and light design. Once notices at once that areas and rooms were designed according to the movement of the sun: The main staircase is suffused with the setting sun which shines into the adjoined rooms and thus gently emphasises the openness and transparency of the complete design – a perfect play of daylight, indeed. Light technology was also implemented to set the scene in the rooms to the same high level by means of purposefully attuning specific light functions in order to achieve the desired ambience in different rooms – and in all four floors with a uniform design that fulfilled the high quality and design demands of the family. »This only led so to speak to a situation, without any alternatives«, said the client. »We immediately decided for the intelligent and modular system from Occhio«. The inhabitants of this house were not only fond of the systematic concept from Occhio. They were also convinced by the quality of the »next generation« of LEDs in the new io 3d lamps and the Più mounted lamps. These high-tech microchips have made it possible for the first time to also evoke a desired atmosphere in various rooms with an efficient LED.


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Feel-Good quality with the latest LED technology

This is similar to producing light that has the same feel-good quality as typical halogen lamps and lamps with the highest light quality but lowest energy consumption. It is precisely for an open house concept, where each area is almost permanently lit, that Occhio delivered the ideal solution. The freedom of choice that leads to the idea of »Smart Source« was yet another fundamental reason in favour of working together with Occhio; the manufacturer offers the optimal light sources for virtually every use when taking light quality, light intensity, colour and ease of control into consideration. Thus the personal wish of the builder, namely to equip the master bathroom with low voltage technology so as to optimally accentuate his favourite picture on the wall, became part of the overall

In the master bathroom, the builder decided to install low voltage technology. The »Smart Source« concept from Occhio ensures uniform design – with the low voltage Più mounted lamps.

concept. This is only made possible with the Più lamps, which stem from the same series as LED pendants in the stairwell and kitchen, which cater to the design coherency. It was only until recently that all the inhabitants have been residing in their humble abode. They are no doubt fascinated about their extraordinary idea of living together as a big family, as friends and as housemates, who settle for nothing but the best – the highest aesthetics standards in architecture and distinguished lighting.

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io 3d in action

The ground floor kitchen has plenty of room for cooks and guests. Powerful Più mounted lamps with 18 W LED brighten the working areas with daylight quality.


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Lighting design The generous and transparent architectural concept of open rooms should continue to be pursued in lighting, where luminaries in all areas convey a consistent style and meet the high demands of the builders, where quality and design is concerned. Due to its warm light atmosphere as well as high efficiency standards, Occhio’s wide selection of lamps ranks as favourites amongst clients.

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A large portion of rooms are installed with the latest LED technology – with the Più as well as the io 3d series. The light concept is further comple­mented by standing and table lamps from the io 3d and Occhio Divo series, so that light quality and house design radiates at all levels.

Consumption and cost comparison The use of LEDs means that electricity is reduced in comparison to conventional low voltage lights about two-thirds. Operating expenses are significantly lower owing to the elimination of changing intervals; the higher cost of acquisition of the LEDs compared to low voltage halogen, for example, is com­pen­s ated after four to six years.


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An openly designed house, also towards the street: Already from outside, one can recognise the added value of the uniform lighting design – with LED of the best light quality and warm colour.

Two-family house in Cologne Gross volume 2 800 m ³ Floor space 578  m  ² Living space 458  m  ² Power rating 8  W  /   m   ² Architect Hoersch & Hennrich GbR Dürener Str. 350 50935 Köln Light planning Licht Kunst Licht AG Jagdweg 16 53115 Bonn Design and lighting construction supervision Occhio store CGN

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At Light + Building 2012, Occhio presented its product developments of today, tomorrow and the future under the motto »The future of Light« on a 400 m ² luminous white stand. With more than 196,000 visitors the fair recorded significant growth of about 7 percent in 2012 compared to the same event 2 years ago. This demand was clearly discernible at the Occhio stand in Hall 1, which proved to be a real crowd puller. The open architecture of the stand played a role here, as the public aisle of the hall was at the same time the center aisle of Occhio’s presence. So the visitors found themselves instantly surrounded by the fascinating world of Occhio. The center aisle also divided the presentation into a communication zone


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on the one side and a product world on the other. The generously designed communication area was dominated by an inviting »Arena« and an illuminated water show. The water curtain created a dynamic, constantly changing helix symbolising the continuous further development of Occhio products – the basic idea of »light is evolution«. At the center of the product area the various style worlds of the io 3d LED lighting series were presented. The lamp was presented in its various designs for floor, table, wall and ceiling and its various colour and surface variants. These were flanked by an outlook of the future developments in the Occhio lighting families, which will be brought to market in 2013.

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io duna and io duna in The canopy of the fair stand attracted the glances of the visitors. It was made of circular discs with organically integrated io spotlights: in io duna / duna in the striking, spherical io head is fully or partly integrated in the ceiling by means of shaped mounting elements. Light, lamps and architecture merge into a unit. The spotlights can be freely aligned thanks to three-dimensional mobility. This opens up entirely new options in

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lighting design. At the same time the latest LED technology ensures highest efficiency and best light quality: choose between two color temperatures ( 2700 or 3000 K ) with a color rendering index CRI of 95.Output can be set to 13 W or 18 W. And as in the entire io 3d lighting family there are six different surfaces to choose from.

LED high color 2700 /  3 000 K CRI 95 18 W, 1080 lm movability io duna 360°/ 6 0° io duna in 360°/ 3 0° head ø 100 mm For more informationen see page 118.

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io 3d sospeso At Light + Building the attractive io 3d sospeso suspended lights were a decorative eye-catcher above the Italian bar. In io 3d sospeso the elegance of the delicate suspension combines with the striking nature of the characteristic head. As in all lights of the io 3d series its exceptional handling concept makes it possible to align it freely in all directions by touching the grip pads on the head.

Visitors to the fair experienced at first hand the playful lightness with which a simple gesture controls io 3d sospeso and repeatedly tried out the touchless dimming function. The latest LED technology is also used in io 3d sospeso, guaranteeing highest efficiency and best light quality.

io 3d track The io 3d track for 3-phase tracks ( optionally also for 1-phase tracks ) was also presented for the first time at Light + Building. From its 360° mobility via the individual style collections to powerful LED technology all of the delightful features of the io 3d series are to be found in the track version too – which predestine the new addition for use in private and professional environments.

LED high color 2700 /  3 000 K CRI 95 io 3d sospeso 13 W, 780 lm, touchless control movability 360°/  1 35° head ø 100 mm io 3d pico track 18 W, 1080 lm, touchless control dimmable (  v ia phase-cut  ) movability 360°/  9 0° head ø 100 mm io 3d sospeso

For more informationen see page 116.

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Più alto 3d 360° movability and »next generation« LED with 26  /  18  Watt

Più alto 3d The Light + Building fair stand was flanked by further developments in the Più spotlight series: Più alto 3d and Più alto² 3d are equipped with innovative 3d kinematics, so they offer 360° mobility and open up unprecedented latitude for precise lighting in every room situation. The combination of professional lighting technology and design quality make Più alto 3d a coherent lighting design system for private and professional use. »next generation« LED The »next generation« LEDs offer an output of up to 100 lumen per watt, highest light quality ( CRI 95 ) and a choice of color temperatures. These chips are used for Più spotlights as well as for Occhio io 3d.

Più alto 3d LED high color 2700 /  3 000 K, CRI 95 18 W ( s witchable to 13 W ) LED high flux 3000  /   3 500  /   4 000  K, CRI  85 18 W ( s witchable to 13 W ) Più alto² 3d LED high color 2700 /  3 000 K, CRI 95 26 W, ( s witchable to 18 W ) LED high flux 3000  /   3 500  /   4 000  K, CRI  85 26 W ( s witchable to 18 W )

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movability 360°/ 9 0°, dimmable Più alto 3d spotlights are also available with mains voltage halogen, low voltage halogen and metall halide halogen light sources. For more informationen see p. 31 and p. 122 ff.


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Efficient commercial buildings LED lighting concept by Occhio projects team for large »Nu O ffice Munich« project

Hubert Haupt Real Estate Holding in Munich is currently realising an ambitious project. In collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute and Technical University Munich new prototypes of efficient office buildings, which satisfy the highest standards of sustainability, architecture and atmosphere, are currently being built in Domagkstrasse, Munich on a total area of some 33,000 m² and in three construction stages until 2013.

Benchmark of sustainability From the start it was clear to project developer Hubert Haupt that only a »platinum« LEED certificate – the highest accolade given by the certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council for the classification of ecological building – would meet his own standards. In the course of planning, it has become a construction project which exceeds even higher standards, and is thus already considered a building reference the day after tomorrow. »Among other things we aimed to achieve the energy targets that the German Government has set for the years 2050 to 2100«, Haupt explains. This means that already today the energy standard which will be valid in 40 to 90 years is exceeded. For example, to limit the emission of CO ² ground water is used for heating and cooling, and intelligent lighting and ventilation concepts ensure low power consumption, which in addition is generated by a photovoltaic system on the roof of the building. The draft has already been awarded the platinum certificate. Haupt proudly states: »Nu Office Munich is the first office building in Germany that really deserves platinum.« Architecture at a high level Sustainability is based on a convincing architectural concept. The internationally renowned architect Falk von Tettenborn won the competition with his design and placed the focus on the triad of optics, functionality and ecology. Countless versions were planned until the structure of the building guaranteed the utmost flexibility and variability, efficiency and sustainability. The south-facing group of buildings takes the course of the sun and the seasons into account and creates a synthesis of nature and high tech relying on the invigorating

impact of wood and plants in the design of the external facade. This external balance continues inside the building: where clear, functional design and high quality materials create a vital atmosphere. Intelligent lighting concept by Occhio Against this background the client was in search of a lighting system, which on the one hand would meet the extremely high standards of esthetics for light fixtures and lighting effects, on the other hand would comply with the strict criteria of LEED certification. Because the energy needs in the building’s use phase represent in the certification an essential criterion in the property’s overall evaluation. The combination of these two – at first glance possibly contradictory – requirements led them to Occhio. Convinced by the product quality of Occhio lighting and the consulting and support services of the team Hubert Haupt Immobilien commissioned Occhio projects with the preparation of a lighting concept for the circulation areas in the Nu Office. Occhio projects supports architects and planners The project department of Occhio, headed by Markus Olesch, sees its function as that of advising architects, lighting planners and clients, and ensuring smooth handling thanks to the coordination of all project participants. As Olesch explains: »Our project consultants function as contacts for the project business and support the complete process through, to building construction and assembly monitoring on site. Our lighting designers complete the Occhio projects team, prepare lighting concepts, lighting calculations, presentations and cost estimates. For Nu Office, for example, a three-man team developed a lighting concept to satisfy the stringent requirements.«


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LEED-Zertifizierung The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ( LEED ) is a system used for classifying ecological construction, which was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council in 1998. It defines a series of standards for environmentally-friendly, resource-saving and sustainable building and is already used as a benchmark in 40 countries around the world. LEED certification offers different rating systems for different buildings. There is a separate system for new buildings used by third parties, LEED Core & Shell, which was used to measure and rate the Nu O ffice in Domagkstrasse, Munich.

Points are awarded for all sustainability features – divided into six categories. The respective certification level is calculated according to the total points. Categories: 1. Sustainable Sites 2. Water Efficiency 3. Energy and Atmosphere 4. Materials and Resources 5. Indoor Environmental Quality 6. Innovation in Design

Property developer Hubert Haupt Immobilien Holding Luise-Ullrich-Straße 2 82031 Grünwald Architect Falk von Tettenborn Grüntenstraße 22 80686 München Lighting concept Occhio Occhio projects Wiener Platz 7 81667 München Lighting design Arte Lumen GmbH Leipziger Platz 21 90491 Nürnberg www.artelumen.de

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The team behind Occhio projects: Head of projects: Markus Olesch; Project consultants: Andreas Oberrenner, Katharina Varga, Katja Schermer, Sybille Herbert, Michèle Verhofstede, Michelle Inness; Lighting designer: Helen Neumann, Anja Schlüter, Michaela Zientek, Heidi Lindner.

Clear decision for LED technology The detailed maximum power consumption of lighting, measured in watts per square meter, prescribed by the LEED checklist of criteria, logically led to the decision for LED technology. Occhio used the »next generation« power LED chips, thanks to the efficiency of which the desired lighting strengths in corridors and on stairs were achieved with relatively few lights. At the same time their high light quality not only guarantees security and orientation, but ensures the well-being of the people in the circulation areas. As these also include reception and lounge areas, the corridors within the building complex play a particularly important role. They also connect the four buildings to create a harmonious inner unit which reflects the external form of the building. The lighting concept had to take these functions into account. Homogeneity, dynamics and dialog Helen Neumann, lighting designer in the Occhio projects team, describes the concept she developed for Nu Office: »To stress the integrative character of the passage areas we decided on the consistent use of the same type of lighting, those of the Occhio Più series. This consistency connects the various building sections with the individual tenant areas and in addition creates a basic peaceful atmosphere and harmonises perfectly with the clear architecture and high-quality, precise interior design. We satisfied the human need for diversity and variety by using different versions of Più, the recessed version Più piano and the surface mounted version Più alto ². The concept is based on two basic lighting principles. On the one hand we light the vertical surfaces which creates natural and pleasant brightness, and also enhances the structure of the architecture. We focus the lamps precisely along the furniture. So the light is consciously distributed where we need it and forego a »surplus of light« as would result from an even distribution of lamps. Thanks to this distribution of brightness we create lively and exciting contrasts of islands of light and darker areas – thus creating a stimulating, dynamic atmosphere. On the other hand we chose lighting with direct and indirect horizontal light in the reception areas. This distin-

guishes these areas clearly from the other corridors, and this structure helps as an orientation for visitors, leading them to the reception and lounge zones. In addition, the light which is reflected by the ceiling creates a friendly and generous atmosphere, thus supporting the communicative character of the area.« The property developer Hubert Haupt was delighted by the concept. His real estate holding company will move into the first building section to be completed by the end of 2012 along with other well-known tenants like Estée Lauder.

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Example of Occhio placement, lamps in individual areas stairwell area 7 × ceiling-mounted spotlights Più alto² C LED 18 W high flux, 3000 K corridor areas with lounges and reception 30 × ceiling-mounted spotlights Più piano C, LED 18 W high flux, 3000 K (  K orridor  ) 5 × ceiling-mounted spotlights Più alto² C, LED 18 W high flux, 3000 K ( K orridor ) 2 × standing lamp io 3d lettura, LED 18 W high color, 3000 K (lounge areas) 3 × suspended lamp Più sospeso LED 18 W up /  1 3 W down high flux, 3000 K (  reception)

Total number of Occhio lamps at Nu Office in Munich ( 1st building section ) 367 × Più piano C, LED 18 W high flux, 3000 K 379 × Più alto ² C, LED 18 W high flux, 3000 K 13 × io 3d lettura, LED 18 W high color, 3000 K 45 × Più sospeso, LED 18 W up /  1 3 W down high flux, 3000 K

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Occhio flagship stores celebrate new product io 3d At »Passagen«, the largest German design event, held during the imm cologne, the new lamp series io 3d was presented to the public for the first time at the Occhio store CGN. The launch event at the Munich flagship store followed a few days later. Over a 1,000 design and light aficionados were enthusiastic about the many intelligent features of the io 3d series and let the unique »joy of light« of this charismatic product inspire them.

Pole Position for Occhio On behalf of the news magazine FOCUS the management consultants Biesalsky & Company performed a study which examined innovative and specialised luxury brand names to determine who the »champions of tomorrow« are. They questioned 124 experts from specialised trade and the specialised press, from universities and associations. Of the top ten »Luxury Pearls«, the »exquisite trend setters with the greatest potential«, Occhio is the only lighting manufacturer, thus positioning itself as the leader in design lighting manufacture. The »top ten« of exquisite trend setters: 1. Papierfabrik Gmund | Paper 2. Talbot Runhof | Fashion 3. Kettnaker | Furniture 4. T+A | Hi-fi 5. Nesmuk | Knives 6. Tamara Comolli | Jewelry 7. Classicon | Furniture 8. Alapé | Bathroom Furniture 9. Occhio | Lighting 10. Kaviar Gauche | Fashion

Occhio and bulthaup expand collaboration Good design and the latest technology, that is what not only Occhio, but also bulthaup the premium kitchen manufacturer stand for – best prerequisites for a long term partnership. The expansion was celebrated in a joint evening, to which bulthaup and Occhio invited international guests at the Wohnen & Interieur 2012 in Vienna, Austria’s largest interior design fair. Axel Meise spoke about the technological change in the lighting sector and presented a new experience in handling light with io 3d. Martin Bergmann and Gernot Bohmann, the EOOS-designers of bulthaup b2, gav a speech on the »Poetic analysis for the bulthaup b2 kitchen workshop«. The partnership will be expanded to include other projects, with Occhio equipping fair stands and stores of the premium provider with lighting. See also p. 78 ff.

Lighting effect in the bulthaup fair stand, Wohnen & Interieur 2012 in Vienna

Exhibit in northern Europe At the Northern Light Fair in Stockholm, the largest specialised fair for lighting in Scandinavia, Occhio presented its innovative lighting series io 3d for the first time in northern Europe. The fair plays a pioneering role in the northern European lighting sector and attracts more than 35,000 visitors every year.


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First Occhio store in Belgium In May 2012 Cone Lighting in Antwerp opened the first Occhio store in Belgium. On 150 m ² all facets of the Occhio brand world come together in an exciting mix of architecture, lighting design and product experience. Here private clients, architects and lighting planners can inform themselves about the diverse demanding lighting solutions and let the wide range of design options with Occhio lights inspire them.

The new Occhio io 3d PoS More than 200 presentation modules for the professional marketing of the io 3d lighting series will be installed at Occhio trade partners in 2012. Some 2,000 guests throughout Germany experienced the fascination of the innovative lighting series at the skillfully staged Product Launch Events Occhio partners held to launch their new Point of Sale. Find a list of all Occhio partners at: www.occhio.com

Occhio was a sponsor of the LCC sailing event at Lake Constance A successful combination of networking, know-how transfer, sports and fun: That is probably the best way to describe the three-day event for architects, interior designers and planners, held at Langenargen at Lake Constance from June 15 to 17, 2012. Contestants competed in two boat classes in brilliant sunshine and under perfect wind conditions.

Occhio Academy and architect events at the Occhio stores The Occhio Academy and the flagship stores in Munich and Cologne offer an exciting programme for trade partners, architects and planners. The academy focuses fully on LED technology and examines the question of what technological change means for lighting design in architecture and interior design. Further highlights in the programme are exciting papers by guest speakers such as the prestigious lighting designer Professor Andreas Schulz of the planning office »Licht Kunst Licht«. For more information on our events ask your Occhio partner or go to: www.occhio.com

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Award winners! Design Awards for Occhio and Martin et Karczinski The new version of the Occhio iPad app, available free of charge in the App Store was awarded a »best of the best« red dot. The app can be used to retrieve detailed information fast and easily about the product portfolio, expanded to include the innovative io 3d lamp series. The io 3d product brochure and the Occhio io 3d movie also received red dot awards. You can watch the movie via YouTube on the Occhio Channel. Architect@Work 2012 More than 120 manufacturers will present their new products under the motto »architect meets innovations« at A@W, the impulsegiving event for architects, interior designers and decorators. Occhio will, of course, have a stand too, in Rotterdam, Lyon, Paris, Stuttgart and London. Occhio in the »loftcube« During the State Garden Show in Nagold, on a floating pontoon, you can admire the »living space« by Werner Aisslinger, which Häfele and Occhio have transformed into a multifunctional, futuristic residential unit. The Più and io 3d lamp series with LED technology ensure an inviting light atmosphere after dark.

Imprint The Occhio Magazine is issued annually and is published by: Occhio GmbH, Wiener Platz 7, 81667 München Publisher and responsible for the editorial part Axel Meise Edited and designed by Martin et Karczinski GmbH Nymphenburger Straße 125 80636 Munich Chief Editor and CD Peter Martin Chief Reporter Daniel Karczinski Editorial Advisor Ingo Mocek Art Director Simon Maier-Rahmer Design Nina Hürlimann Production Christian Gieb, Martin Todt Editorial Online Ulrike Gottschild

Contributors to this issue Susanne Herrmann, Dr. Oliver Herwig, Alexandra Schneiderhan Photos and Illustrations Matthias Garvelmann, Daniel Grund, Hubertus Hamm, Elias Hassos, Karl Huber, Nadine Ingold, Thomas Popinger, Sebastian Mayer, Lorenzo Petrantoni, Robert Sprang, Urban Zintel Advertising O  cchio GmbH, Mirjam Zwerenz Telephone +49 ( 0  )  89 44 77 86 624 E-Mail mirjam.zwerenz@occhio.de

Your opinion counts! What do you think of the Occhio magazine? We are looking forward to your feedback: redaktion@occhio-magazin.de www.occhio-magazin.de

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public bulthaup »Leadshop«, Munich

Herzog & de Meuron, the architects of the building, have created transparent architecture with spacious open rooms in which the fascinating possibilities for the architecture of the kitchen and living room are immediately visible already from the outside. Bulthaup wanted a lighting system, reserved in design, but with a substantial lighting effect, which suits the kitchen manufacturer’s high design standards. In addition, the consulting room plays an important role. It is fully enclosed on three sides keeping the heat generated as low as possible – so the choice of the highly efficient, powerful and elegant Più alto ² 3d spotlights with high flux LEDs was soon made. Lighting planning: Occhio projects, Helen Neumann

track spotlight Più alto ² 3d track with lens 80° / spot lens 40° / 25° ( lighting effect C / S40 / S20 )   LED 18 W, color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 95


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public bulthaup »mg interior«, Innsbruck

The corner shop »bulthaup mg interior« at central Bozner Platz in Innsbruck has been completely redesigned to make it open and inviting for customers and to encourage passersby to come in and explore the different rooms. This is a challenge, as behind the glass entrance area, the exhibit continues over two more floors which are not visible from outside and which are only accessible via stairs. By creating exciting contrasts and accenting illuminated objects, the clear lighting design guides customers through the show rooms. The furnishings are dramatically lit by Più alto in LED lamps; the use of dimmed halogen light creates a private atmosphere for the show cooking area. Lighting design: Occhio projects, Helen Neumann; mg interior Innsbruck

floor lamp Sento lettura with satinised glass and lens 80° ( lighting effect E )   low voltage halogen ( N V ) , 60 W, GY 6.35 color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 100 surface mounted spotlight Più alto with spot lens 25° ( S20 )   LED 13 W, color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85 ceiling lamp Sento soffitto due with satinised glass and lens 80° ( lighting effect E )   mains voltage halogen ( H V ) , 100 W, B15d color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100


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public bulthaup, »Heim +  H andwerk« trade fair

It was important for the luxury kitchen manufacturer trade fair booth to have a high level of lighting to create a bright, inviting overall atmosphere. This was achieved using powerful LED high flux with 3000 K color temperature. In addition, the characteristic curved wall used for the booth’s architecture was accentuated by focusing the light of Più alto spotlights on it; a suspended Sento series lamp in a main voltage halogen over the central kitchen area created a pleasant atmosphere for conversation. Lighting design: Occhio projects, Heidi Lindner

suspended lamp Sento soffitto due with satinised glass and lens ( lighting effect E )   mains voltage halogen ( H V ) , 100 W, B15d color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100

recessed spotlight Più piano in seamless with spot lens 40° ( S40 )   LED 18 W, color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85

wall lamp Sento verticale with lens / lens, 80° each ( lighting effect D )   mains voltage halogen ( H V ) , 70 W, B15d color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100

surface mounted spotlight Più alto with lens 80° ( lighting effect C )   LED 18 W, color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85


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public Gerhart-Hauptmann-Haus, Hiddensee

An energy-efficient LED lighting concept was created for the exhibition house to keep the daily operation and regular maintenance costs as low as possible while at the same time protecting the sensitive exhibits against heat and UV radiation. With the the Occhio Più alto ² series spotlights, it is possible to respond flexibly to different exhibition situations. Accents are placed on the merchandise in the shop area to set them off against the main lighting. The 3000 K light color harmonizes with the warm materials of the interior design and creates a warm, inviting atmosphere. Lighting design: Occhio projects, Anja Schlüter

track spotlight Più alto ² track with lens 80° / spot lens 40° ( lighting effect C / S40 )   LED 13 W, color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85


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public Cedon »DesignShop«, Munich airport

The new Cedon »DesignShop« at Munich airport is the first offshoot of the well-known Cedon museum shops. Its exceptional architecture with its elliptical form and its surrounding windows called for a special lighting solution. The lighting concept focuses exclusively on the exhibits, which are lit by precisely positioned Più spotlights. Più CDM versions with powerful and efficient long-lasting discharge lamps were chosen. Combined with Più LED versions for general lighting a highly attractive sales room was created here, which impressively illustrates the options of innovative lighting design. Design: Drändle 70 | 3 0, architect Sandra Brenk Lighting design: Occhio projects, Helen Neumann

surface mounted spotlight Più alto ² with spot lens 25° ( S20 )   LED 13 W, color temperature 3000 K color rendering index CRI 85 recessed spotlight Più piano seamless with spot lens 25° ( S20 )   metal halide halogen ( C DM ) , 35 W, G 8.5 color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85 surface mounted spotlight Più alto with spot lens 25° ( S20 )   metal halide halogen ( C DM ) , 35 W, G 8.5 color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85


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public Cedon »DesignShop«, Hamburg

The second Cedon »DesignShop« in Germany opened in the Hamburg Hanse District in June 2012. The most important attributes of the shop concept: light and transparency. The shop opens up onto the mall via its large glass facade. Thanks to their high brightness and rather cool light color of 4000 K, the Più alto ² spotlights are perfectly integrated into the design concept and create a modern, minimalist atmosphere – one which supports the shop architecture and above all accents the brightly colored products. Design: Drändle 70 |  3 0, architect Sandra Brenk; Lighting design: Occhio projects, Helen Neumann

track spotlight Più alto ² track with spot lens 40° / 25° ( S40 / S20 )   LED 18 W, color temperature 4000 K, color rendering index CRI 85 surface mounted spotlight Più alto with spot lens 25° ( S20 )   LED 18 W, color temperature 4000 K, color rendering index CRI 85


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In the stairwell lighting design for the luxury hotel »Surfer’s Paradise« central reception area, the challenge was to combine sustainability with high design standards. The Occhio Più piano recessed spotlights offer high light quality and an esthetically outstanding solution for illuminating the 7 meter high space. The special Occhio lens optics precisely delineates the detailed lattice structure of the architecture. The play of light and shadow guides visitors to the first floor. The long service life of the lamps is guaranteed due to the use of LED technology. Lighting design: Koda Lighting Sidney, Phil McCall

recessed spotlight Più piano with lens 80° ( lighting effect C )   LED 13 W, color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 85

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private Private apartment, Munich

The apartment, in a historic former monastery building, has an open loft-like floor plan with 150 m ² per floor. The lighting elements used throughout were Più alto surface-mounted spotlights with warm halogen light. The spaciousness of the rooms was accentuated by lighting the wall surfaces and at the same time creating visual zones for the individual living areas, which flow into each other. Lighting design: Lichtgalerie Munich, Uta Lehbach

surface mounted spotlight Più alto with lens 80° ( lighting effect C )   mains voltage halogen ( H V ) , 60 W, G 9 color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100 wall lamp Sento verticale with satinised glass with lens 80° ( lighting effect E )   main voltage halogen ( H V ) , 70 W, B15d color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100 suspendend lamp Divo sospeso with interior reflectors, two sided radiant ( lighting effect H )   main voltage halogen, 60 W, G 9 color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100


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As a counterpoint to the very strictly formal architecture the client wanted especially warm lighting, which was created with a combination of high and low voltage halogens. The entire house has floor to ceiling glass fronts and therefore it is fully visible from the outside. It is immediately apparent that the holistic lighting design creates real added value for the living environment and at the same time satisfies all lighting requirements. The recessed walls in particular are optically highlighted to accentuate the depth of the rooms. Lighting design: Uta Lehbach

surface mounted spotlight Più alto with lens 80° ( lighting effect C )   low voltage halogen ( N V ) , 60 W, GY 6.35 color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 100 wall lamp Sento verticale with lens / lens, 80° each ( lighting effect D )   mains voltage halogen ( H V ) , 70 W, B15d color temperature 2800 K, color rendering index CRI 100 floor lamp Sento lettura with satinised glass and lens 80° ( lighting effect E )   low voltage halogen ( N V ) , 60 W, GY 6.35 color temperature 3000 K, color rendering index CRI 100

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Smart Source perfect light for every application Occhio stands for intelligent lighting design, which can be perfectly harmonised to meet individual needs and spatial requirements. With its »Smart Source« concept Occhio offers the optimal light source for almost any application taking qualitative aspects like quality of light, luminosity, color temperature and controllability into account. Thanks to the use of the latest technologies these no longer conflict with quantitative aspects like efficiency, service life and costs. For us intelligent lighting design means combining the highest quality of light with the lowest possible use of energy. You will find more information and animations on our »Smart Source« concept in our new Occhio App for the iPad ( available from the App Store ).

 HV Mains voltage halogen light sources G 9 and B15d in different output ratings in the latest energy- saving Xenon technology. To achieve a warm, dimmable light atmosphere these bulbs are particularly suitable for general and accent lighting in a private environment ( a pprox. 17 lm /  W, 2800 K, 2,000 hours service life, dimmable, energy class C ). Occhio lamp series: Sento, Puro, Divo, Più

 LED The »next generation« high output LEDs combine highest quality of light and light output with best efficiency and service life > 20,000 hours. Dimmable with a suitable converter, energy class A. »high color« LEDs in color temperatures of 2700 K and 3000 K with a high color rendering index ( CRI ) of 95. Light output approx. 80  lm / W. »high flux« versions with CRI 85 in 3000 / 3500 / 4000 K with light output approx. 100 lm / W are also available. Occhio lamp series: io 3d, Più

 NV Low voltage halogen light sources GY 6.35 in IRC technology are perfectly suited for targeted lighting in private and professional environments thanks to their brilliant, but warm light ( approx. 28 lm / W, 3000 K, 4,000 hours service life, dimmable, energy class B ). Occhio lamp series: Sento, Puro, Divo, Più

 CDM CDM metal halide light sources GU 6.5 / G 8.5 are ideal for professional environments thanks to their brilliant, perfectly focusable light, their high light yield, efficiency and service life ( approx. 90 lm / W, 3000 K, 12,000 hours service life, not dimmable, energy class A ). Occhio Leuchtenserien: Più, optional: Sento, Divo, Puro

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Occhio System product overview Our mission: To enable people to create the › lightscapes ‹ of their personal spaces. Our tool: a modular lighting system consisting of head and body. Thanks to its wide range of options the Occhio concept enables comprehensive design in terms of material esthetics, design and quality of light. From the accentuation of individual objects to the atmosphere in the rooms of a whole building: The Occhio system with its three product lines Sento, Puro and Divo is conceived as a multifunctional lighting tool. It combines light, interior design and architecture at the highest level.

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Occhio Sento offers the unique option of changing lighting effects thanks to the use of different light components. A well conceived mechanism makes changing the inserts as easy as changing a CD. Five different color filters enable you to create atmospheric mood lighting.


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Puro

Occhio Puro creates impressive lighting solutions thanks to its unique modularity. Nine rotatable reflector heads, which can be easily replaced thanks to our simple plug-in mechanism, enabling special lighting effects to be created with a minimum of fuss. The glare-free lens optics and the individually determinable control of the ratio of direct to indirect lighting ensure perfect lighting comfort.

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Divo

Occhio Divo ( Italian = the »divine« ) stems from the idea of creating a new form of sensuality. A glass ball – in brilliant, clear optics or with a satinised surface – ensures an effortless floating lightness. Eight exchangeable reflectors determine the lighting effects. Occhio Divo defines a new quality of the interplay of functionality, lighting comfort and design.


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Floor and table lamps

floor and table lamps Occhio floor and table lamps unite the highest quality of light with independent optics. The changeable tilt of their bodies is characteristic. Control is easy via the elegant Occhio controller, on request supplemented by the innovative sensor pad. Occhio terra offers even greater control comfort: the two lighting heads can be independently switched or dimmed. Floor and table lamps are available in chrome or chrome matt, the Sento heads also in glossy white or glossy black. The bases are available in a choice of colors with optional rotating function. All lamps are dimmable via the Occhio controller. sur- faces head body base

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wall lamps

Occhio wall lamps are a diverse and at the same time unique interpretation of the Occhio idea. Occhio parete is available in singolo or doppio versions depending on the amount of light required. Occhio verticale embodies the Occhio principle in a minimalist form. Here the focus is on the lighting effect, the lamp creates spectacular effects on the wall. In Occhio letto the body is horizontally pivotable which increases the individual flexibility of the light. Wall lamps are available in chrome or chrome matt, the Sento heads also in glossy white  or glossy black. Equipping with Eco mains voltage halogen bulbs (class C ) ensures a pleasant color temperature; the lamps are easily dimmable and efficient. All models are alternatively available as low voltage (class B ) or CDM metal halide (class A ) versions. sur- faces head body

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ceiling lamps

Occhio soffitto ceiling lamps offer individual lighting solutions for a wide range of applications. Graded lengths and the pivotability of the bodies enable the ideal positioning of light sources. The 360° rotatability of the Occhio faro ceiling spotlights is most impressive and enables them to reach any point in the room. Occhio soffitto ceiling lamps are available in chrome or chrome matt, the Sento heads also in glossy white or glossy black. The bodies equipping with Eco mains voltage halogen light bulbs ( class C ) ensures a pleasant color temperature, which is easily dimmable and efficient. All models are alternatively available as low voltage ( c lass B ) or CDM metal halide (class A ) versions. sur- faces head body

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60  /   7 0  / 100  /  150 W, HV 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  /   8 0  /  100  / 125  cm

60  /   7 0  / 100  /  150 W, HV 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  /   8 0  /  100  / 125  cm as a suspended lamp 80  / 100  / 125  cm

Divo verticale

Divo faro

Divo soffitto singolo

Divo soffitto doppio

Divo soffitto due

60 W, HV 20  /   3 0  /   4 0  /   6 0  cm

60  /   7 0  W, HV 10  /   2 0  /   3 0  /   6 0  cm

60  /   7 0  W, HV 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  /   8 0  /  100  / 125  cm

60  /   7 0  W, HV 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  /   8 0  /  100  / 125  cm

60  /   7 0  W, HV 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  /   8 0  /  100  / 125  cm as a suspended lamp 80  / 100  / 125  cm


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Suspended lamps

suspended lamps

Occhio suspended lamps are intended for table lighting and for rooms with high ceilings. Occhio filo appears to float in the room thanks to the minimalistic design of the light body. Occhio soffitto due is ideal for long and extendable tables. Occhio sistema translates the Occhio idea for a new dimension. Suspended lamps are available in chrome or chrome matt, the Sento heads also in glossy white or glossy black. Equipping with Eco mains voltage halogen light bulbs ( class C ) ensures a pleasant color temperature, which is easily dimmable and efficient. All models are alternatively available as low voltage ( class B ) or CDM metal halide ( class A ) versions. sur- faces head body

matt chrome glossy glossy chrome white black

 *

 *

* only available for Sento

Sento

Sento soffitto due

Sento filo singolo

Sento filo doppio

Sento sistema quattro / sei

60  /   7 0  / 100  / 150  W HV, 80  / 100  / 125  cm as a ceiling lamp 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  cm

60  /   7 0  / 100  W up to 350 cm

60  /   7 0  / 100  W up to 350 cm

quattro: 100 W, 125 cm sei: 100 W, 200 cm


Suspended lamps

Sento verticale D, Sento filo singolo E

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Puro faro singolo C, Puro sistema quattro C

Divo sospeso G

Suspended lamps


Suspended lamps

Puro

Divo

Puro soffitto due

Puro filo singolo

Puro filo doppio

Puro sistema quattro / sei

60  /   7 0  / 100  / 150  W HV, 80  / 100  / 125  cm as a ceiling lamp 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  cm

60  /   7 0  / 100  W, HV up to 350 cm

60  /   7 0  / 100  W, HV up to 350 cm

quattro: 100 W, 125 cm sei: 100 W, 200 cm

Divo soffitto due

Divo sospeso

Divo filo doppio

Divo sistema quattro / sei

60  /   7 0  W, HV 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  /   8 0  /  100  / 125  cm as a ceiling lamp 30  /   4 0  /   6 0  cm

60 W, HV up to 350 cm

60  /   7 0  W, HV up to 350 cm

quattro: 60  /   7 0  W, 125  cm sei: 60  /   7 0  W, 200  cm

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Lighting effects Occhio System

Occhio System lighting effects Occhio lamps offer impressive lighting solutions thanks to their unique modularity. Occhio Puro alone offers a choice of nine different rotatable reflector heads which are very easy to exchange. The glare-free lens optics and the individually determinable control of the ratio of direct to indirect lighting ensure powerful, effective and fully flexible lighting comfort. In addition Occhio Sento offers the option of equipping the re­ flec­tor head with different light components and color filters. These inserts can be exchanged at any time – a virtual system within a system. In Occhio Divo, the »divine«, eight interchangeable reflectors determine the effect of the light and in interplay with either a brilliantly clear or a satinised surface of the glass ball redefining floating lightness and classic design.

body

Sento

head

insert

Sento inserts

color filter

satinised glass

soft edge glass

Sento A

Sento B

Sento C

Sento D

Sento E

filter red

filter green

filter blue

filter yellow

filter magenta


Lighting effects Occhio System

body

Puro

Divo

head

Puro A

Puro B

Puro C

Puro D

Puro P

Puro Q

Puro T

Puro U

body

Occhio Magalog

head

Puro E

reflector

Divo A

Divo B

Divo C

Divo D

Divo E

Divo A

Divo F w

Divo G

Divo H

Divo Fn

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Occhio io 3d

Occhio io 3d product overview In the io 3d series the sphere, the most perfect of all forms, combines sophisticated design with the very latest LED technology and a unique range of style options with a fascinating three-dimensional movability. Form and function are in perfect synthesis and so offer a new unprecedented experience in lighting design. It is delightful to handle light intuitively and playfully, and to discover an entirely new approach to light. io 3d – joy of light.

io 3d floor and table lamps

As a mobile lamp the io 3d is available in three different versions: as a small sideboard lamp ( basso ), for use as a table lamp ( tavolo ) and as a floor lamp ( lettura ) with variable height adjustability.


Occhio io 3d

Occhio Magalog

io 3d combines the basic modular idea of Occhio with the options of the latest LED technology. The » next generation « power LEDs satisfy the highest standards of light quality with a choice of colors with 2700 K and 3000 K and excellent rendering index CRI of 95. Output can be set to 18 or 13 W. Use the integrated » touchless « sensor or a wall dimmer to dim the light effortlessly. Exchangeable LED chips make a later update easy.

io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps

io 3d pico can be used as a wall or ceiling spotlight; the ceiling light io 3d soffitto is available in three different lengths and the suspended lamps io 3d sospeso is perfectly suited to tables and rooms with very high ceilings. Various mounting versions guarantee that you find the optimal lighting solution for every possible situation.

io shape spotlights

The latest addition: the io as recessed versions duna and duna in. The striking spherical io head is integrated fully or partially in the ceiling thanks to shaped mounting elements. The spotlights can be freely aligned. ( first half of 2013 )

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io 3d floor and table lamps

io 3d floor and table lamps The invisible connection between the striking head and the flat angular arm ensures the astounding three-dimensional mobility of the io 3d. The mobile lamps are delivered with a power supply unit, a simple gesture at the head of the lamp switches and dims it – touchless and entirely intuitively. Output can be set to 18 or 13 W; we recommend the 13 W output setting for lamps controlled by hand. Choose between color temperatures of 2700 K ( with a luminous flux of 1030 /  750 lm ) and 3000 K ( w ith a luminous flux of 1110 /  8 00 lm ) . Lamp head and base, and grip pads are available in six different surfaces, the arms in four, which can be individually combined. light source

color rendering

color temperature

luminous flux ( lamp )

LED 13 W LED 13 W

CRI 95 CRI 95

2700 K 3000 K

745 lm 800 lm

sur- chrome matt glossy matt glossy matt faces chrome white white black black head pads body base 

io 3d lettura, io 3d basso

io 3d lettura

io 3d basso

LED 13 W 127  –   1 57  cm (  a djustable  )

LED 13 W 14 cm


io 3d floor and table lamps

io 3d lettura, io 3d basso

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io 3d tavolo

io 3d floor and table lamps


io 3d floor and table lamps

io 3d tavolo

Occhio Magalog

io 3d tavolo LED 13 W 46 cm

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io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps

io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps offer optimal lighting solutions and the desired lighting effects for every room situation - thanks to versions of variable lengths and three-dimensional mobility. According to structural features the ballast can also be externally mounted ( flat version ), or an almost invisible mounting is also possible ( plug ). Versions with integrated ballast are available for surface mounting ( up ) as well as power tracks ( track ). The lights can be controlled using phase-cut dimming, the touchless dimming function at the lamp head can be activated if needed. Lamp head and base, and grip pads are available in six different surfaces, the arms in four, which can be individually combined. light source 

color rendering

color temperature

luminous flux ( lamp )

LED 18 W * LED 18 W *

CRI 95 CRI 95

2700 K 3000 K

1030 lm 1110 lm

sur- chrome matt glossy matt glossy matt faces chrome white white black black head pads body base

* output switchable to 13 W

io 3d pico

io 3d pico plug

io 3d pico flat

io 3d pico up

io 3d pico track

LED 18 W * 13 cm

LED 18 W * 14 cm

LED 18 W * 16 cm

LED 18 W * 16 cm ( f irst half of 2013 )


io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps

io 3d pico flat

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io 3d soffitto, io 3d pico flat

io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps


io 3d wall, ceiling and suspended lamps

io 3d soffitto

Occhio Magalog

io 3d soffitto plug

io 3d soffitto flat

io 3d soffitto up

io 3d soffitto track

LED 18 W * 25  /   3 7  /   6 5  cm

LED 18 W * 26  /   3 8  /   6 6  cm

LED 18 W * 28  /   4 0  /   6 8  cm

LED 18 W * 28  /   4 0  /   6 8  cm ( f irst half of 2013 )

io 3d sospeso

io 3d sospeso plug

io 3d sospeso flat

io 3d sospeso up

io 3d sospeso track

LED 13 W  up to 350 cm

LED 13 W  up to 350 cm

LED 13 W  up to 350 cm

LED 13 W  up to 350 cm

io 3d sospeso is expected to be on sale in the first half of 2013.

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io shape spotlights

io shape spotlights

io duna and duna in are most impressive because they blend into the architecture of the room. They are fully or partially recessed in the ceiling thanks to shaped mounting elements and can be freely aligned. Lamp heads are available in six different surfaces. ( first half of 2013 ) light source

color rendering

color temperature

luminous flux ( spotlight )

LED 18 W *  LED 18 W * 

CRI 95 CRI 95

2700 K  3000 K

1030 lm 1110 lm

sur- chrome matt glossy matt glossy matt faces chrome white white black black head

* output switchable to 13 W

io duna

110 100

400

12,5

io duna LED 18 W * head ø 10 cm plastering panel 40 × 40 cm ( f irst half of 2013 )

400


io shape spotlights

io duna

Occhio Magalog

119


118

Occhio Magalog

io duna in

io shape spotlights


io shape spotlights

io duna in

100 12,5 100

300

Occhio Magalog

io duna in LED 18 W * head ø 10 cm plastering panel 30 × 30 cm ( f irst half of 2013 )

300

119


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Occhio io 3d lighting effects

Occhio io 3d Lighting effects The idea of »joy of light« is present in every detail of io 3d. The playful ease with which optical elements can be replaced is new and absolutely unique. The magnetically attached lens can be simply twisted off, and all optical components and color filters can be replaced at any time. Up to two inserts can be used at the same time. So the lighting effect can be effortlessly and individually configured – and lighting design becomes child’s play.

io 3d C  lens 80°

io 3d C  lens + soft edge glass 80°

io 3d C  lens + fresnel lens 60°

io 3d C  lens +  satinised glass 100°

io 3d B  diffusor disc

filter red

filter green

filter blue

filter yellow

filter magenta


Occhio io 3d lighting effects

Occhio Magalog 121

head with exchangeable 18 W LED chip, 2700 K or 3000 K color temperature, driver integrated in light head, switchable 13 /18 W output, touchless dimmer ( can be deactivated )

filter red, green, blue, yellow, magenta (  o ptional )

filter for colored light

inserts (  o ptional )

soft edge glass for soft contours of light

lens for glare-free, directed light

fresnel lens to focus the light

satinised glass for a soft distribution of light


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Occhio Più

Occhio Più Product overview The external form communicates inner values. The love of detail and the delight in perfect functionality are immediately apparent when one comes into contact with Occhio Più. Occhio Più spotlights are manufactured from selected surface-processed materials like aluminum, brass and steel. The lighting components used are high quality optical lenses and specially treated glass. All working towards the great objective: a unique quality experience.

Più piano in

Più piano


Occhio Più

Occhio Magalog 123

Occhio Più combines timeless esthetics with highest energy efficiency and best light quality. With its » Smart Source « concept Occhio Più offers the optimal light source for every application in private and public rooms. In addition to mains voltage and low voltage halogen and metal halide light bulbs, » n ext generation « power LEDs offer impressive light output and high efficiency, a choice of color temperatures and best light quality ( C RI 95 ) .

Più alto

Più alto ²

Più alto 3d

Più alto ² 3d


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Più piano recessed spotlights

Più piano recessed spotlights The multifunctional recessed spotlight series Occhio Più piano for private and professional environments are most impressive thanks to their unique modular concept and wide range of applications. Different versions are available for almost any recessed lighting situation for Più piano. The seamless versions are recessed flush with the ceiling and their height can be precisely adjusted. Exchangeable cover rings offer exciting combination options in Più piano. Più piano spotlights can pivot up to 30° ( Più piano in: 20° ) and are freely rotatable, which enables exact positioning of the lighting effect. You can of course choose from four light sources: mains voltage halogen, low voltage halogen, metal halide halogen and LED. light source

color rendering

color temperature

luminous flux ( version C )

HV 60 W  CRI 100 2800 K 580 lm NV 60 W  CRI 100 3000 K 970 lm CDM 20 W  CRI 85 3000 K 1000 lm LED 18 W  CRI 95 2700 / 3000 K 975 /1045 lm LED  18  W  CRI  85 3000 / 3500 / 1245 /1255  / 4000  K 1270  lm

sur- faces

matt chrome glossy glossy matt matt chrome white black white black

head tube cover *

* not available for seamless assembly that is flush with the ceiling

Più piano

Più piano in seamless

Più piano seamless

Più piano in doppio seamless

Più piano doppio seamless

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W ø 13 cm mounting board 25 × 25 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W ø 13 cm mounting board 25 × 25 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W ø 13 cm mounting board 41 × 25 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W ø 13 cm mounting board 41 × 25 cm


Pi첫 piano recessed spotlights

Pi첫 piano seamless C

Occhio Magalog 125


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Più piano C

Più piano doppio S 1 0 /  S  2 0, Più piano C

Più piano recessed spotlights


Più piano recessed spotlights

Più piano

Occhio Magalog 125

Più piano in

Più piano

Più piano in doppio

Più piano doppio

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W ø 16 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W ø 16 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W 33 cm × 16 cm mounting board 41 × 25 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W 33 cm × 16 cm mounting board 41 × 25 cm


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Più alto surface mounted spotlights

Più alto surface mounted spotlights The Più lighting system in the alto mounting version consists of surface mounted and track spotlights that can be swivelled up to 45°. The flat mains voltage ( HV ) Più alto spotlights can be directly connected to a 230 volt power supply. For the LED, low voltage ( N V ) and metal halide ( C DM ) versions external ballasts are necessary; for the high Più alto ² spotlights the ballast is already integrated in the housing thanks to the one box design. The LED versions with »next generation« high output LEDs are available in 18 W ( P iù alto ) and 26  W ( Più alto ² ). light source

color rendering

color temperature

luminous flux ( version C )

HV 60 W  CRI 100 2800 K 580 lm NV 60 W  CRI 100 3000 K 970 lm CDM 20 W  CRI 85 3000 K 1000 lm LED 18 W  CRI 95 2700 / 3000 K 975 /1045 lm LED  18  W  CRI  85 3000 / 3500 / 1245 /1255 / 4000  K 1270  lm LED 26 W  CRI 95 2700 / 3000 K 1410 /1510 lm LED 26  W  CRI  85 3000 / 3500 / 1805 /1820 / 4000  K 1845  lm

sur- faces

matt chrome glossy glossy matt matt chrome white black white black

head base adapter *

  * *

* for track versions, ** s ilver

Più alto

Più alto

Più alto track

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W H max. 12 cm

HV H max. 13 cm


Pi첫 alto surface mounted spotlights

Pi첫 alto C, Divo lettura C

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Più alto ² C, Divo sospeso G

Più alto ² track S40

Più alto surface mounted spotlights


Più alto surface mounted spotlights

Più alto ²

Occhio Magalog 127

Più alto ²

Più alto ² track

NV  /   C DM  /   L ED  26  W H max. 16 cm

NV  /   C DM  /   L ED  26  W H max. 17 cm


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Più alto 3d surface mounted spotlights

Più alto 3d surface mounted spotlights With Occhio Più alto 3d the Più surface mounted spotlight series has been expanded to include the unique Occhio 3d kinematics. This enables the free alignment of the light in the room thus expanding the range of use of ceiling spotlights. Necessary ballasts can be externally mounted depending on structural features ( flat and plug version ); up versions are available with integrated ballasts for surface mounting. Più alto 3d can, of course, also be adapted to one and three phase tracks ( track ). With the »Smart Source« concept Occhio Più 3d surface mounted spotlights offer the ideal light source for every application: you can choose freely from the four light sources mains voltage halogen ( H V ) , low voltage halogen ( NV ), metal halide halogen ( CDM ) and LED. The LED versions with »next generation« high output LEDs are available in 18 W ( Più alto ) and 26 W ( Più alto ² ) versions. light source

color rendering

color temperature

luminous flux, version C

HV 60 W  CRI 100 2800 K 580 lm NV 60 W  CRI 100 3000 K 970 lm CDM 20 W  CRI 85 3000 K 1000 lm LED 18 W  CRI 95 2700 / 3000 K 975 /1045 lm LED  18  W  CRI  85 3000 / 3500 / 1245 /1255 / 4000  K 1270  lm LED 26 W  CRI 95 2700 / 3000 K 1410 /1510 lm LED 26  W  CRI  85 3000 / 3500 / 1805 /1820 / 4000  K 1845  lm

sur- faces head body base adapter *

matt chrome glossy glossy matt matt chrome white black white black   * *

* for track versions, ** s ilver

Più alto 3d

Più alto 3d plug

Più alto 3d flat

Più alto 3d up

Più alto 3d track

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W H max. 16 cm mounting board 20 × 20 cm

HV  /   N V  /   C DM  /  LED 18 W H max. 17 cm

HV  /   N V  /  LED 18 W H max. 17,5 cm

HV H max. 17,5 cm


Pi첫 alto 3d surface mounted spotlights

Pi첫 alto 3d C flat, Sento lettura E

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Più alto ² 3d track

Più alto 3d surface mounted spotlights


Più alto 3d surface mounted spotlights

Più alto ² 3d

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Più alto ² 3d plug

Più alto ² 3d flat

Più alto ² 3d up

Più alto ² 3d track

NV  /   C DM  /   L ED 26  W H max. 16,5 cm mounting board 20 × 20 cm

NV  /   C DM  /   L ED 26  W H max. 17,5 cm

NV  /   C DM  /   L ED 26  W H max. 18,5 cm

NV  /   C DM  /   L ED 26  W H max. 18,5 cm


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Occhio Più lighting effects

Occhio Più lighting effects Occhio Più recessed and surface mounted spotlights offer maximum light quality along with the greatest possible flexibility thanks to their interchangeable light components and a simple mechanism. In version B satinised diffusing glass ensures consistent light distribution. The characteristic optical lens of version C is completely glare-free and sets clearly contoured accents. In the LED version an additional internal lens can be used to concentrate the light to 40° or 25°. Spot reflectors are available for the low voltage halogen and CDM light sources in angles of 10°, 20° or 40°. All versions can be optionally fitted with interchangeable dichroic color filters. In the C versions a soft edge insert can be used for softer transitions, or satinised glass to gently expand the light beam.

Più C  lens 80°

Più C  soft edge glass lens 80°

Più C  satinised glass lens 80°

Più S40 LED  double lens 40° Più S40  reflector 40°

Più S20 LED  double + fresnel lens 25° Più S20  reflector 20°

Più S10  reflector 10°

Più B 

filter red

filter green

filter blue

filter yellow

filter magenta


Occhio Più alto ² 3d

Innovations expand the Occhio Più spotlight series: the new Più alto 3d wall and ceiling-mounted spotlights feature Occhio 3d kinematics for a unique movability. They are available in mains voltage and low voltage halogen and metal halide versions as well as with the newest »next generation« power LEDs, which offer extraordinarily high light output and outstanding efficiency as well as the best possible lighting quality, thanks to their CRI 95 color rendering index.


Occhio Pi첫 alto 3d

base The various integrated and mounted versions as well as track models offer the right solution for every kind of installation. The spotlights can be used on walls as well as ceilings.

plug, flat, up, track

head Pi첫 3d offers combinable lighting components that can be switched out at any time using a simple mechanism, thus allowing for every possible lighting effect.

glass, optical lenses, spot reflectors, filters


body The flat angular arm can rotate 360° because of its innovative Occhio 3d joint, which provides a unique range of motion and allows the light to be directed anywhere in the room.

three-dimensional movability

light The Occhio »Smart Source« concept offers a free choice of light sources to get the ideal light for every application.

mains voltage halogen ( H V ) low voltage halogen ( N V ) metal halide halogen ( C DM ) LED

Animation Più alto 3d movability


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