Cantador in spanish means singer and as a singer Cantador brings art trough light and sound in an unique way.
This project was designed taking in consideration our experiences instead of focusing on what kind of products the market is bringing, in order to trigger a special an original way to enjoy the way we usually get seduced with the interplay between light and sound.
Cantador is a simple and elegant ceiling lamp which lights beams bouncedown and up with indirect light thanks to the acid finish glass. Its LEDs are hidden in the top edge part of the lamp that is a die cast aluminum crown. The LEDs glow an intense downwards beams which create a bright pattern all around. Cantador is also integrated with a sound transducer that produce vibrations into the glass surface for sound.
Sync Cantador with your Smartdivice and play your music.
Pick-up the color of your choice.
Save your favourites.
By choosing "interplay" on the app, it allows MIDI to map sound inputs produced by the sound-transducer into changes of light that goes according to your music and the way you want it to be.
Home use. Scenario
Contract market. Scenario
The prototype has a smaller glass, the final concept is with a bigger one.
Cantador Miguel Silva Design
Domus Academy Lexus Award Rotaliana
Design and strategy Miguel Silva
Feature in Yanko design Feature in Trendhunter Shortlisted in Lexus design award by Designboom