The MOD range is a modular LED spot lighting system that takes the genetic code and the design logic of Sammode’s iconic tubular light.
Our collaboration began back then with the question of how the technically oriented range of tubular tubular luminaires could be expanded into a modular system for architects.
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“We designers have to participate in society in a more social way and reflect on things holistically, not just designing a product, but taking account of the entire production chain: how it is produced, where, what
with and by whom.
That’s one of the reasons that convinced me to start this collaboration with Sammode, a French and family-run company that still manufactures in France.”
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Modular spotlighting system
Our collaboration with Sammode began with the question of how the technically oriented range of their tubular luminaires could be expanded into a modular system for architects.
Sammode´s hermetic tubular light, is certainly one of the most iconic industrial luminaries, it was invented in the 50´s to make the fluorescent light applicable under extreme conditions. We started to section it in half and make an LED-powered spotlight out of the two open ends and we constructed the spotlights in such a way that all components could still be manufactured in Sammode´s own factory in Lorraine.
The originality of this spot lighting lies in its composition. It is made up of four key elements: a fixture (wall, ceiling and suspension, or on rail), a twin hoop (for orientation adjustment and cable-free power supply), a main body (containing the heat sink, the housing for the light source and the light assembly base), and lastly, an accessory (reflector, deflector or diffuser).
Together with Arthur Desmet
First presented online October 2020