So, to improve the status of clamp lamps, and to bring back happy and light typology, the aim for w153 île was to allow for more uses for a basic clamp lamp, making it a multi-purpose lamp. There is a base, allowing it to stand on a surface. The lamp can also be mounted on the wall. And, last but obviously not least, there is a clamp to clamp the lamp wherever you need it.
Born and bred in France, Sempé's works are known for a lightness of touch, strong personality, and also their interesting play with textures. She is closely observant of the everyday use in her works, and this is reflected in the materials she sources for her designs. Sempé is recognised by the Red Dot Design Award in 2007.