HI-MACS® presents the “Tulip” lamp designed by Pierre Cabrera
Like a graceful, fine and timeless flower of light, this
HI-MACS® tulip-shaped lamp enhances emotion, technology and
The beauty and grace of the tulip have made this flower a symbol
of sincere and powerful love. The English word "tulip" stems from
Ottoman Turkish, meaning "muslin, gauze," and also "turban." This
flower inspired Pierre Cabrera to create, 'Tulip' with the ultimate
aim of offering a warm and intimate atmosphere through soft and
For designer Pierre Cabrera, HI-MACS® proved to be the ideal
material to create his project while respecting its essence. "I was
looking for harmony between material and light. HI-MACS® delivers
the desired aesthetic appearance and offers a sensitive and soft
diffusion of light. For me, HI-MACS® is an inexhaustible source of
inspiration. Thermoforming properties offer unlimited possibilities
for spatial and sculptural transformation and multiple finishes.
Essential assets to accompany me in my creative process."
The perfect harmony between craftsmanship and High-tech
'Tulip' subtly combines complexity and simplicity,
craftsmanship and industrial production. Starting off as a
sketch, 'Tulip' was then made in paper in order to find the right
balance of its curves. Once the prototype was completed, Pierre
Cabrera designed his own special tool so that the ellipsoidal
HI-MACS® thermoformed ribbon could intertwine to produce smooth,
flowing and almost sensual shapes.
Each lamp is designed by a laser and comes in different sizes:
'Tulip'20, 'Tulip'30, 'Tulip'40, 'Tulip'50 and 'Tulip'60 for
Combining creativity, craftsmanship and innovative materials,
'Tulip' incorporates the latest generation of Beneito & Faure
LEDs for the 'Tulip'20, 'Tulip'30 and 'Tulip'40 models. The last
two models can also be used as wall lamps.
The 'Tulip'50 and 'Tulip'60 models also feature a connected
high-tech lighting system and a Bluetooth gesture-controlled switch
/ dimmer, which can be controlled by smartphone and tablet to
create mood lighting.