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Flos Ktribe T1

Another magnificent light from Philippe Starck for the Ktribe range. The T1 is the smaller sibling of the Ktribe T2 and like all of the lights with the K designation has two separate diffusers, one inside the other. The T1 is not for the faint of heart as it is an unashamedly dramatic lamp with a fantastic polished base which is drawn up into a long stem upon which the inner diffuser and outer shade sit. All of these shades are designed to emphasize the diminishing bowl of the inner diffuser when the lamp is switched on and each lamp comes with an on/off inline dimmer. The T1 shades are available in clear glass, transparent and fume and the larger T2 comes in transparent, silver, bronze, fume or fabric.

Dimensions: H 56cm. W of shade 31.5cm. W of base 20.6cm.

Appearance: Polished alloy with a clear glass, transparent or fume shade.
Design: 2007. By Philippe Starck for Flos.
Material: Aluminium. Glass or polycarbonate and polymethylmethacrylate.
Cable: 1.6 metre approx clear cord with inline on/off dimmer switch.
Size: H 56cm. W of shade 31.5cm. W of base 20.6cm.
Weight: T1 3.1kg. T1 Glass 4.6kg. 
Bulb: 1 x 70W max E27 HSGS 1180lm 2800K. Not included.
View all products by Philippe Starck and Flos.

Philippe Starck was born in 1949 in Paris, France. The son of an aeronautical engineer, Starck studied at the École Camondo in Paris. Starck's first iconoclastic designs, an early indicator of Starck's interest in where and how people live, brought him to the attention of Pierre Cardin who offered him a job as artistic director of his publishing house. At the same time, Starck set up his first industrial design company, Starck Product and began working with manufacturers in Italy and internationally. His concept of democratic design led him to focus on mass-produced consumer goods rather than one-off pieces. Starck's prolific output expanded to include furniture, decoration, architecture and basically everything in between. The buildings he designed went against traditional norms, the first, in Tokyo was clad in a living material that evolved over time. Starck believes that creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people as possible, he is a true renaissance man.

For fifty years Flos have been crafting objects out of light. Light is the medium they work in order to express new ideas and illuminate emotions. Flos see the future, embrace the past and live in the present, facing the challenges and choices that have shaped their image and identity. History has taught them to fan the flames of provocation into new poetic notions of functionality, to trust intuition, to dare to create products that no one else would and to establish new typologies and archetypes. Flos are connected to the old masters of design yet happy to promote new talents, to command high technological status, to be revered for what they have done and what they might yet do. Flos open the way through experimentation and the use of revolutionary materials, they strive to conceive new languages around light and to chart new aesthetics, new freedoms for living. Flos walk the fine line between art and design, craftsmanship and industry, between an individual idea and the collective imagination.

Rume Professional is our contract division and we invite trade enquiries. In a world of increasing sameness Rume exists to celebrate the difference, to take the road less travelled. With a family history in design and manufacture going back almost sixty years we have a wealth of experience in navigating the quickening waters of fad and fashion. We can offer the proven professional a selection of lighting and interior products from some of the most highly regarded design companies in the world and can also supply our beautiful, handmade English furniture and a range of accessories from just about everywhere. If your interest is piqued why not complete our online trade account application?

10 to 15 working days.
All mainland UK £9.95.
For non-mainland UK deliveries please contact us for a quotation.
For further delivery information please refer to Delivery and Returns.

Rume
54 Western Road
Hove
East Sussex
England
BN3 1JD
Phone:01273 777810
Email:info@rume.co.uk

For contact form click here.

Product info

Appearance: Polished alloy with a clear glass, transparent or fume shade.
Design: 2007. By Philippe Starck for Flos.
Material: Aluminium. Glass or polycarbonate and polymethylmethacrylate.
Cable: 1.6 metre approx clear cord with inline on/off dimmer switch.
Size: H 56cm. W of shade 31.5cm. W of base 20.6cm.
Weight: T1 3.1kg. T1 Glass 4.6kg. 
Bulb: 1 x 70W max E27 HSGS 1180lm 2800K. Not included.
View all products by Philippe Starck and Flos.

Designer

Philippe Starck was born in 1949 in Paris, France. The son of an aeronautical engineer, Starck studied at the École Camondo in Paris. Starck's first iconoclastic designs, an early indicator of Starck's interest in where and how people live, brought him to the attention of Pierre Cardin who offered him a job as artistic director of his publishing house. At the same time, Starck set up his first industrial design company, Starck Product and began working with manufacturers in Italy and internationally. His concept of democratic design led him to focus on mass-produced consumer goods rather than one-off pieces. Starck's prolific output expanded to include furniture, decoration, architecture and basically everything in between. The buildings he designed went against traditional norms, the first, in Tokyo was clad in a living material that evolved over time. Starck believes that creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people as possible, he is a true renaissance man.

Brand

For fifty years Flos have been crafting objects out of light. Light is the medium they work in order to express new ideas and illuminate emotions. Flos see the future, embrace the past and live in the present, facing the challenges and choices that have shaped their image and identity. History has taught them to fan the flames of provocation into new poetic notions of functionality, to trust intuition, to dare to create products that no one else would and to establish new typologies and archetypes. Flos are connected to the old masters of design yet happy to promote new talents, to command high technological status, to be revered for what they have done and what they might yet do. Flos open the way through experimentation and the use of revolutionary materials, they strive to conceive new languages around light and to chart new aesthetics, new freedoms for living. Flos walk the fine line between art and design, craftsmanship and industry, between an individual idea and the collective imagination.

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Professional

Rume Professional is our contract division and we invite trade enquiries. In a world of increasing sameness Rume exists to celebrate the difference, to take the road less travelled. With a family history in design and manufacture going back almost sixty years we have a wealth of experience in navigating the quickening waters of fad and fashion. We can offer the proven professional a selection of lighting and interior products from some of the most highly regarded design companies in the world and can also supply our beautiful, handmade English furniture and a range of accessories from just about everywhere. If your interest is piqued why not complete our online trade account application?

Shipping

10 to 15 working days.
All mainland UK £9.95.
For non-mainland UK deliveries please contact us for a quotation.
For further delivery information please refer to Delivery and Returns.

Contact us

Rume
54 Western Road
Hove
East Sussex
England
BN3 1JD
Phone:01273 777810
Email:info@rume.co.uk

For contact form click here.