Astep Pepa Table Lamp

Available 2023
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Pepa was inspired by a small kitchen tool that can be found on tables in homes and restaurants all over the world: the pepper grinder. As you would hold and twist a pepper grinder to add pepper to a dish, Pepa is held and twisted to add light to your everywhere. With the warm and familiar feel of solid Ash wood, Pepa is a portable battery-powered luminaire that is inviting to touch and hold.

As you rotate the conical reflector of Pepa, the illumination can be finely and smoothly adjusted from off to on, and anywhere in-between. Rotating limitlessly 360º there are two points with precise clicks: one at full brightness and another when off.


Materials Solid Ash Wood, Stainless Steel
Control Rotary Dimmer
Light Source Integrated LED 5W 400lm 2200K Charging System USB Cable Connector USB Type C Battery 6 x AA Rechargeable NiMH 2700mAh
Batteries Recommended Batteries Not Included
Duration 7hrs

Size Description

Dimensions ∅ 206 x 273mm
Weight 1.40kg
Cable Length 1500mm

  • Francesco Faccin

    Francesco Faccin, was born in Milan 1977. In 2003 after having finished his studies in Industrial Design in Milan, Faccin works at the Enzo Mari design studio. In the meantime he starts up his career as a freelance designer, collaborating with Italian and International companies such as Tod´s, Segis, DAE. From 2004 to 2007 he works in small scale self-production projects with local craftsmen, carefully supervising the whole process and development of the products and getting closely involved with the various issues of the new challenge: In particular to those regarding wood manipulation and craftsmen labour. At this same period he collaborates with the lute-maker and model-maker Francesco Rivolta. In 2007 he makes part of the SaloneSatellite for the first time. In 2009 Faccin meets Michele De Lucchi and since then they work in mutual collaboration. In 2010 he joins the SaloneSatellite for the second time and wins the Design Report Award 2010. Since 2010 he is professor at the NABA University where has a course entitled “Projects not Objects”. In 2012 he has been invited by the NGO “Liveinslums” to design the furniture of the “why not academy” in Nairobi. In 2012 he designed the interiors of the ”28 Posti” restaurant in Milan, creating furniture with the collaboration of the inmates of the Bollate prison in Milan, in a laboratory established specially for this project, and still operating.
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