Scorpion Lamp

Lead DesignerDr. Hakan Gürsu
Prize(s)3rd Place in Home Interior Products / Lighting
Entry Description

Scorpion Lamp a desk lamp that offers the user huge range of adjustability. The product is lengthened from 30cm to 65cm. It is really easy adjusting it to intended level with the help of ergonomic handle and without a mechanism, so it can be said Scorpion Lamp is an enduring product. Thanks to ball point joint that combines lamp body and base at the bottom, user can turn the lamp 360 degree. The lamp is designed with minimalist and contemporary design approach consists of cast and extruded aluminum parts, aluminum pipes, injected ABS joint parts and 18 pieces of 3,5 watt LEDs. The extrusion aluminum head is has blanks on it for cooling LEDs and lightness. All in all Scorpion Lamp is an adjustable, lightweight, aesthetic and durable desk lamp with different joyful colors.


HAKAN GURSU was born on 1959 in Istanbul. He graduated from Middle East Technical University as first rank student in 1987. He took his master’s degree from Department of Architecture in 1988. Gursu, continued his project studies at Japan in 1991 and completed his Ph.D studies in 1996. He worked as consultant on interior architecture and city planning in Moscow and Tokyo.
He contributed in the design of registered product design in the context of university and industry collaboration. Still he is going on his duites as an instructor in the Department of Industrial Design in METU and Designnobis.