Lento is an unexpectedly whimsical but safe and effective photoelectric smoke alarm designed by Finnish designer Paola Suhonen for Jalo Helsinki.
The Lento Smoke Alarm
Lento will not only enhance the safety of your home, but you will also add a touch of originality. Forget the boring and unattractive smoke alarms on the market – with Lento an essential everyday object such as a smoke alarm will become an original piece of design for decorating your home and keeping it safe. Installing Lento will take only a few seconds thanks to its 3M tape and there will be no need for screws or a power drill.
The whole surface of the smoke alarm acts as a test button, so there are no tiny push buttons, but the whole external casing acts as a press switch for silencing false alarms and testing the performance. Lento has been developed and manufactured according to the requirements and standards for smoke alarms. Lento is lightweight and has a 5 year battery life time.
Available in pink, green, grey, white or black, Lento was awarded the Red Dot Design Award 2011.
Shop the Lento Smoke Detectors here
KUPU – Photoelectric Smoke Alarm, Design by Harri Koskinen
If you’d prefer a smoke alarm that is not quite as whimsical, Jalo Helsinki also manufactures the KUPU, another Red Dot Design Winner that is a square photoelectric smoke alarm available in multiple colors:
You can also purchase the KUPU here