Awards for Zumtobel Products iF product design award 2010 goes to Ecoos, Ciria and Discus

All three products submitted by Zumtobel for the iF Award 2010 won over the jury, and were awarded the coveted prize for outstanding product design. This year, the award went to: the Ecoos direct/indirect luminaire, the Discus spotlight system as well as the Ciria control point. The products by Zumtobel could not fail to impress with their progressive design, which – combined with highly efficient lighting technology – harmoniously blends in with the respective lighting task.

Entries for the iF product design award 2010 included 2,486 products submitted by 39 countries; 778 products were awarded the
coveted prize. For more than 50 years, the iF product design award has been one of the three most important design competitions
worldwide. This competition, which addresses all areas of product design, awards prizes to companies, designers and manufacturers
excelling in outstanding design and innovation.

Against this background, the iF product design award sets trends in terms of future developments in product design.

Ecoos pendant luminaire – light through 360°

The Ecoos direct/indirect luminaire fascinates with its gently curved design and harmonious light distribution in a range of 360°. The unique combination of direct, indirect and lateral light components increases visual comfort. This is achieved using only one light source, which makes the luminaire especially efficient.

Thanks to its high-quality MPO+ micropyramidal optic and its perforated lateral reflectors, the luminaire appears as a brilliant lighting object that enhances every room. The luminaire unit is attractively finished off by shiny chrome end caps.

Discus – the purist spotlight system

Designed by EOOS Discus is a futuristic spotlight system by Zumtobel which blends into the architecture thanks to its flat, unobtrusive design, optimised by an innovative cooling concept that extends the service life of the light sources. Zumtobel’s efficient reflector technology and light sources such as 30 W LED or mini-HIT lamps allow compact dimensions with a diameter of 125mm and a height of only 28mm (LED version). The spotlights are made of diecast aluminium and are available in black and silver.

Ciria control point – one for all

Designed by Matteo Thun, the Luxmate Ciria control point impressively combines a linear design with harmoniously rounded corners and an easy-to-clean glass panel, either in black or white. Matteo Thun‘s design mainly focuses on easy menu navigation of the user interface. In addition to the lighting, Ciria can also control all other building services in the room. Brightness is individually
adjusted via the central dimming wheel.

Thanks to its compact design, Ciria can be installed in wiring boxes complying with DIN 0606. From 2 March to August 2010, the awardwinning products will be presented at the annual iF design exhibition in Hanover.

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