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Into the night

There’s ‘something of the night’ to German luxury lighting brand Occhio’s new Sito palo light – not least that it’s an exterior bollard luminaire for paths and terraces. That image of the all-seeing eyeball looking down on the earth has us thinking of the opening section of HG Wells’ classic ‘War of the Worlds,’ where things look quite dark for humanity at the outset. The thinking’s compounded by the fact that Sito palo’s ‘internal lenses provide optimal light distribution and the head can swivel 45°’ – unlike Wells’ aliens ‘the perfect companion as you approach your door’.

 

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