Tunto's Ballon Pendant Wins the German Design Award for Excellent Product Design
We are extremely proud to announce that our novelty the Ballon Pendant light has received “A Special Mention” in lighting category for “excellent product Design” in German Design Awards 2019.
"My designs are inspired by my own cultural background and a modern Scandinavian lifestyle.” - Mikko Kärkkäinen
Mikko has been awarded with the Finnish State Award in Design 2015. The State Award in Design is awarded as a recognition of outstanding work or achievement in design during the past three years. The State Award in design is nominated by the Finnish National Council of Architecture, Design and Environmental Arts.
“This luminaire’s combination of wood with cutting- edge LED technology makes it an extremely aesthetically pleasing product that’s also very appealing and unusual in every way.” - Jury statement
The Ballon pendant luminaire is a versatile, adjustable and internationally divergent piece of art in every aspect. Steel frames are coated in black or white and adjustable light panels come with oak or walnut veneer or finished in black or white. The steel frame can be coated with 24 Karat gold for more luxurious appearance.
With its clear design, focusing on wood and ecology combined with modern technology, the Ballon collection consisting of wall, floor and pendant lights stands out from Tunto´s former style with new materials and shapes. It is a timeless tribute to old design classics combining organic materials with premium LED technology.