The Original Plumen 001 is the world's first designer low energy light bulb. The dynamic, sculptured form contrasts to the dull regular shapes of existing low energy bulbs, in an attempt to make the Plumen a centerpiece, not afterthought. The Original Plumen 001 works like any other high quality low energy bulb - saving you 80% on your energy bills and lasting 8 times longer than a standard incandescent bulb.
- 11 Watt
- 695 Lumen
- E 26 Screw fitting
- Fits into any standard size screw fitting
- Warm white light (2700 K)
- 8,000 hours life expectancy
Plumen are the creators of the world’s first designer low energy light bulbs. They have taken a familiar, existing design and transformed it into a desirable object to show and enjoy. Launched in 2010, the Plumen family of products has expanded to include two designs of energy efficient light bulbs, pendant sets and shades.
The Plumen 001 was awarded the Brit Insurance Design of the Year by the Design Museum in London and the prestigious Black Pencil at the D&AD awards in 2011. It is included in the permanent collections of MoMA, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Design Museum in Helsinki.
Plumen celebrates new technologies, champions good ideas and are intent on developing products that elevate everyone’s experience of light. Efficient, beautiful and affordable they bring desirable energy efficient bulbs to a wider audience.
Plumen 001 Original Light Bulb Designed by:
- Samuel Wilkinson , 2010
Samuel Wilkinson graduated in furniture and related product design at Ravensboure College of Art & Design in 2002. Samuel Wilkinson set up his industrial design studio in 2008. In that year he completed his largest work designing L’arbre de Flonville in Lausanne, Switzerland. The work consists of a contemporary town square featuring a sculptural 16m metal tree surrounded by root benches that stitch through a red rubber floor. In 2011 Samuel’s design of the Plumen 001 light bulb and the hand blown glass lamps Vessel Series won international acclaim.
Samuel Wilkinson’s commitment and enthusiasm to designing interesting objects and spaces is apparent in his work, always looking to add a fresh dynamic approach in either form or function. His deep understanding of materials and manufacturing helps the studio push the boundaries in achieving a high level of detail and craftsmanship in their output. Their work diversifies across various disciplines from consumer products to interiors to public realm.