Oblo is a light bulb that serves as a functional but also as a decorative element in itself. With its particular shape, Oblo is part of Tala's "Feature" collection. Like all the other bulbs in this collection, Oblo provides a warm (2700 K), soft light that is reminiscent to the illumination of a candle.
Tala has ensured that their carefully designed filament forms are easy to look at. They have done this by making sure that the power of the light is well-balanced in order to obtain the correct position between decorative and practical.
The Oblo bulb is a daring, petite bulb made with matte porcelain glass which has been compressed and shaped into its current form. The Oblo can be placed by itself or within a series and looks great when suspended with a pendant fixture. It’s durable form divides space and color with a gentle white illumination, permeating a peaceful feeling within the interior space.
The specifications of the Oblo light bulb are as follows: 220 - 240V, 6 Watt, CRI > 95, E26/E27 base, 540 Lumens (90 Lumens per Watt), mercury free. The bulb is dimmable with trailing edge dimmers and the dimensions are as follows: width 125 mm and height 165 mm. As mentioned, the porcelain glass is matte white with 2700K. The switch cycles are 30 000 and the halogen equivalent power is 40W. The Oblo light bulb has an average lifespan of 30 000 hours. Fixtures are sold separately.
Tala is an award-winning lighting brand, founded on the premise that good design can help mitigate climate change. From their London-based studio, they explore the tension between sustainability, technology and design through their wide-ranging collections.
Their aim is to elevate the humble light bulb to a design object. From the functional to the decorative, their LED lights illuminate the interiors of residential homes, offices, designer studios, stores, cafes, restaurants and hotels.