In 1966, a certain Mr. Jagger went down on his knees to his sweet Lady Jane and proclaimed himself her servant. In the year 2014 nobody need throw themselves at the feet of our Lady Jane but of course they are free to do so if they wish. The luminaire head virtually hovers above the ground and is effortlessly adjustable. It almost seems as if the strong fabric cable is all that prevents the luminaire from floating away. What Mr. Jagger could never have imagined in his wildest dreams, despite consciousness expanding little helpers, is that there is another Sister Jane to enhance the technicolour vision.
There is absolutely nothing superfluous on this LED luminaire. And the clever thing about it is that the luminaire head holds itself in place with its own weight.
The colourful fabric cable is plugged directly into the LED module and makes two separate components out of the head and the stand. And not without good reason: this allows the user to simply detach the head and, in the twinkling of an eye, make a portable light out of the floor-standing luminaire - one incidentally that does not require a switch as Lady Jane features touchless control and dimming.
The colourful fabric cable is fixed to the luminaire head with a plug that disconnects easily, thereby endowing Lady Jane with an elegant anti-tripping solution. And the reading luminaire looks most becoming with a second head – Sister Jane, which is available as an accessory for Lady Jane and is run via a Y-connector on the existing converter.
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Smartly on balance of forces, Lady Jane naturally stays on the supporting pole with its own head weight, with no fixation item needed.
No traditional switch can be found on the pole. Instead, Lady Jane uses non-contact infrared induction technology to realize illumination and switch control on portable light and floor light.
Sven von Boetticher
Sven von Bötticher, born in 1974, completed his education in Stuttgart, Germany, in 2011, and become a professional designer afterwards.
In the same year, the talented Sven von Bötticher established his own studio IDAID in Stuttgart, and became recognized in the design circle of Europe in several years. Now, Bötticher has established partnerships with several famous European manufacturers of furniture and lighting equipment, including Nimbus, a German partner of MATSU, and they have researched and developed many well received products.