Pleat Box

by Xavier Mañosa & Mashallah , 2011

Applying a digitally designed fabric crease to ceramics. This is how the Pleat Box lamp was created, resulting in a design that conveys beauty in its material, shapes and texture.

Ceramic is a ductile, malleable material, and every lamp in the collection is handcrafted. Fusing the clay with different enamels has allowed Xavier Mañosa to discover and interpret new light effects. He has gone as far as to play with two different finishes on the inside of the lamp: a brilliant white enamel to create sparkles that enhance the light, and a 24-carat gold plated version that emits extraordinarily warm lighting.

The outside of the lamp comes in the collection’s classic finishes – white, black, terracotta and grey – as well as in the recently added dark green and ochre, two new shades that expand the range of possibilities to combine different sizes, heights and colours. The Pleat Box collection is also available with integrated LED technology, which projects warm indirect light and prevents glare. This lamp shows respect for craftsmanship, care for ceramics and the ingenuity of design.