As sockets are often placed in unfavourable places, Douwes Lamp & Socket encourages a more flexible way of life for a variety of settings such as private and public spaces, allowing its users – without major interventions - greater freedom of how a room will be used, enhancing the experience for all.
The wall socket is often a hidden element of the home, as it is widely deemed as unattractive. Douwes Lamp & Socket turns this notion on its head, transforming something seemingly displeasing to look at into something beautiful. Sustainably-produced in porcelain and now available in a light grey hue that also matches the colour of the electrical wire, the hanging lamp and socket is made by hand in the Netherlands, providing electricity and light above a freestanding kitchen-table.
Studio Lotte Douwes
Lotte Douwes graduates in October 2011 from Design Academy Eindhoven (the Netherlands) and started her own design studio. Studio Lotte Douwes is a design studio based in Rotterdam. "I design and make my own products and create commissioned products for different clients. My designs are characterized by simple solutions that show the world around us from a different perspective. My designs are practical objects and solution oriented. I find it important to bring a tactile quality into my designs and I have a great eye for detail, which results in products that invite you to touch them."