Brass Light BL28 LED

David Derksen together with Vij5

“We think it is important to regularly analyze, redevelop and improve the products in the Vij5 collection to make sure they will match the current demands of our customers. Therefore we are happy to introduce a new addition to the Brass Light collection by David Derksen. Derived from the original Copper Light series we were intrigued by ever since we presented next to David at the (almost legendary) Autofficina exhibition in 2010 in Milan, this new lamp is ready for the next decennium.”

- Arjan & Anieke


The BL28 LED light is a new version of the famous Brass Lights by David Derksen. The shape of the lamp is constructed by folding a 0,3mm thin brass sheet. For precise bending, lines have been etched halfway into the material. The lamps are assembled by hand in The Netherlands.

Where the original series of the Brass Lights use the more traditional E27 light sources, David created this new version of the lamp to match the current demands in lighting design. The lamp therefore includes LED light and a diffuser creating a better and more functional light output. The LED-driver is integrated in the lamp body and can be connected directly to the 220V network. The shape of the lamp has been simplified and modernized, without losing the aesthetics and delicacy of the original Brass Lights. By reflecting its surroundings, each facet gets a different tone, from dark gold to yellow and beige.


design by David Derksen

in collection since 2019

development by Breemer PRODUCT House

dimensions diameter 45cm, height appr. 13cm

material brass sheet 0,3mm thick, 3 meters of black rubber cable, LED light source integrated

light colour warm white 2700K, CRI value 80

energy label A++ (10 watt, 950 lumens, lasts up to 30.000 hours)

variations designed as the newest addition to the series of the Copper Light, the Brass Light and the Wooden Light!


By nature, brass oxidizes easily. Therefore the material will get darker over time, this is a natural quality of a pure brass lampshade. We recommend touching the lampshade as less as possible with your hands to prevent stains on the brass during assembly. Wear enclosed hand gloves while cleaning and hanging the lamp.

We recommend to clean the Brass Lights with a HG copper/brass shine cloth (www.HG.eu). The cloth can either be used slightly wet for removing intense stains, or dry for light stains. If there remain stains on the brass despite all this, please remove them carefully with HG copper shine polish (www.HG.eu). This is also suitable for brass.

Reminder: Always switch off the electricity supply before cleaning!


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