Nicer Looking Track Lighting

The versatile Comet-3-Phase spotlight stands out among other generic track lighting systems with a modern, asymmetric design and high-end material. Made of powder-coated, die-cast aluminum with bicolor stainless steel accents, the series is available in a variety of colors and finishes. With a focus on making this style of lighting even easier to use, the design requires no tools to change out lamps or adjust positions.

Designer: KISKA for Planlicht

1 Comment

  • jimmie says:

    Other than perhaps being lower-profile, I’m not really seeing how this design is significantly different from MR16 track light fixtures already on the market?

    “With a focus on making this style of lighting even easier to use, the design requires no tools to change out lamps or adjust positions.”

    I think this is true of most track light fixtures available in home centers today? It’s certainly true of the track light fixtures in my house.

    IMO, what designers *ought* to be working on are fixtures that support LED lighting. The biggest problem with traditional track light fixture design (and I would argue that the design shown here falls under this category) is that the lamp and fixture are thermally decoupled. That works for traditional incandescent lamps but it means that LED-based lamps themselves must either be low-power (e.g. dim) or have large heat sinks (that might not fit in the fixture!). A better design would let the fixture share the heat dissipation responsibilities.

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