Turbo by Louis Weisdorf

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Danish designer Louis Weisdorf designed the iconic Turbo pendant back in 1965. This year design house Gubi has relaunched in 2 sizes.

Weisdorf has been quite the versatile designer though his career as he created concepts for everything between amusement parks to lamps.

Turbo is made from a number of identical metalsheet lamellaes twisted into a round shape. This gives the hidden light source a playful expression.

Gubi has relaunched the pendant in the original 2 sizes Ø40 and Ø60 and explains about the pendant, “the inspiration for the lamps is the lightness of the japanese paper lamps but in a more durable and sturdu version”.

Read more: Gubi

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