Lento by Paola Suhonen

, , , By Catherine

Yet again a product that will surprise you. Lento is an essential everyday object that will decorate your home while keeping it safe. Can you guess what it is?

Finnish design company Jalo Helsinki collaborated with designer Ivana Helsinki’s Paola Suhonen to create design these rather original……..smoke alarm!

Lento was awarded the Red Dot Design Award 2011. It has been developed and manufactured according to the requirements and standards for smoke alarms. It comes in five different colours, and can be attached easily with 3M tape – no need for screws or a power drill.There are no tiny push buttons; the whole external casing acts as a press switch for silencing false alarms and testing the performance of the product. Lento is lightweight and has a 5 year battery life time. Click here for more info.

Photos: Jalohelsinki.fi



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