When form is also function: Zirkol is a collection of rounded lamps to better manage the light flux

Zirkol is  collection of circular, oval or polygonal lamps from Nemo Studio, the new division established in 2020 when the historic Nemo Lighting firm acquired  the Turin-based Ilti Luce lighting company. Zirkol lamps are designed for domestic spaces and customized projects as well as contract, hospitality and retail spaces. The rounded shape of the different models makes for the best management of large light fluxes: the light emission is in fact very widespread despite the compact size of the structure, which is only 2.5 cm wide. Furthermore, indirect light improves the lighting comfort. Efficiency is also guaranteed during the assembly phase, during the joining of the arches, which has to be perfect to ensure the continuity of the light over the whole circumference.

The utmost care is also taken in the construction of the structure (in liquid-painted aluminum) and the screens in  makrolon (polycarbonate), trimmed with extreme precision with with a pantograph grinder.

In this way Nemo Studio continues its search for innovative solutions for architectural lighting, in particular in the outoor, retail and museum sectors, where Ilti Luce includes projects for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, La Venaria Reale in Turin and Armani/Silos in Milan.

At a glance

What is it?
A family of circular suspension lamps for general and decorative lighting.
What is the design concept?
To create a product that, despite its small size, would be capable of better managing large light fluxes.The light emitted by a circumference in fact makes for greater diffusion while avoiding excessive concentration and increasing luminous comfort.
How it is made?
The structure is in liquid painted extruded aluminum manufactured with close attention to the internal reflection chamber. The screens are made from sheets of makrolon (polycarbonate) trimmed on the pantograph with extreme precision, with tolerances close to 0.
How is it produced and where?
The Zirkol collection is produced at Nemo Studio’s facility in Turin by operators specialized in the assembly of lighting products. Some versions are handmade.
What makes it special?
Uniformity of light and absence of visible joins. Given its high luminous efficiency, the lamp is supplied with a latest generation DALI dimmer, which ensures dimming from 1 to 100% capable of limiting flicker during dimming. With the Custom line, moreover, it offers the potential for creating endless combinations of lighting systems to meet even the broadest design needs.
What is it like?
Elegant, versatile, efficient.