Tatou lights

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Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white.

Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white. Image: Piero Fasanotto

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Tatou pendant lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white.

Tatou pendant lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white. Image: Piero Fasanotto

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Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in black.

Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in black. Image: Piero Fasanotto

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Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in ochre-grey.

Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in ochre-grey. Image: Piero Fasanotto

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Tatou floor lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white.

Tatou floor lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white. Image: Piero Fasanotto

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The Tatou family of lights by Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola combines modern materials and technologies with traditional basket weaving aesthetic. French for “armadillo,” Tatou reflects the pattern of the animal’s plated hide.

The moulded polycarbonate lights come in three styles – pendant, floor and table. Urquiola chose polycarbonate for the perforated shades for its light-weight, strength and its abilty to be used with a three-dimensional mould. The three colours – white, ochre-grey and black – were specifically chosen for the different lighting effects they create. The floor and table models have painted metal stems and bases.

Available from Euroluce.


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