As a design study, the desktop luminaire ASPO was created in 2017 by using flexible OLED in general lighting, which combines innovative technology with an exclusive and graceful design.
Its distinctive shape, the smooth surfaces and curves, as well as the delicate details, create a refreshing accent in living rooms, representative rooms or offices.
Two cross-shaped steles set the characteristic shape of the table lamp. The illuminating surface is integrated into the basic body almost seamlessly. The soft light of the OLED emits directly from the surface and ensures a pleasant ambience.
Broad cutouts behind the OLED modules allow a glance at the four ultra-thin OLED-modules. The combination of thin OLED and solid stele creates an interaction of lightness and stability. The Lambertian emission characteristics of the OLED provides an uniform light distribution.
The contrast between the metallic shining surface of the OLED and the satined surface of the stele leaves the lamp a noble character even in the off-state.
OLYMP demonstrator “circle of light”
The technology demonstrator "Circle of Light" was created in collaboration with BJB in the public funded project "OLYMP". The aim of this was to develop connectors for flexible OLEDs and to test them in a realistic application environment. The resulting connectors were called "Sleeves" because like gloves they can be slipped on the flexible OLEDs easily and do not limit the flexibility. The OLEDs are mechanically held and electrically contacted simultaneously. The individual sleeves are inter-connectable and include a through-wiring system that can energize an entire chain of flexible OLEDs with a one-sided power feed. It is even possible to contact two flexible OLEDs which are mounted backside to backside. In order to demonstrate its flexibility and thinness, a ring of 12 OLEDs was built. In each case two of the flexible OLEDs have been pushed into a sleeve to obtain a double-side light emitting element. For 6 of these elements, a ring was formed, building a table lamp. Many more linear or curved shapes are conceivable.
The OLYMP project is granted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research under no. 13N12240
Design and Realization: BJB and OSRAM OLED in Cooperation for the puplic funded project OLYMP ( funding number: 13N12240)
Modular OLED luminaire family Gaya
„OLED luminaire Gaya“
The luminaire concept consists of a base module, the so-called "Y", which contains two RDW-046 OLEDs. With a sliding mechanism both OLEDs can be pushed out of the housing to unfold the lighting surface. Due to the different positioning angles, the user can adjust the lighting effect and the brightness individually.
The "Y" light module can be used also to create a desk, a reading or a wall luminaire. Also conceivable is the use of multiple modular "Y" lights. Expanded with a horizontal bar, the modules merge into the table luminaire “Aya”. Through a horizontal attachment the "Gaya" floor lamp arises. The lighting modules are independently rotatable and adjustable in height. Therefore the light and the shape of the luminaire can be adjusted as desired.
Design: Bart Bouman, Prof. Myriam Gautschi (HWTG Konstanz), Mario Rechsteiner (Art Light GmbH)
Realisation: Bart Bouman