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Recessed Lights - Ghost for Construction Materials | SIMES

  • Use

    Exterior lighting
  • Applications

    Residential, retail, hospitality, cultural, corporate, educational, healthcare, urban
  • Characteristics

    Hidden fixture, in-concrete lighting, housing protrudes to allow for a flush finish after plastering, pre-finished
  • Format


More about this product

SIMES presents Ghost, a range of recessed lighting representing a revolution in understanding light in relation to the materials used in architecture: The light source integrates itself completely in the void until it disappears. What is perceived is only the light and its effect on the surrounding space. Architecture becomes thus a shell of “dynamic” surfaces of voids and fullness of light that directly derives from the material, following the creative path the lighting designer had imagined.

SIMES’ Ghost is composed of two elements: the housing and the lighting element.

  • Housing
    The housing is supplied with bolts, locking system, and stickers to be applied on the outside of the retaining panels to ensure the perfect alignment if installing multiple luminaires. The housing has two separate parts:
    • A jig which forms the exterior housing, and is extracted together with the retaining panel after completing the casting and removing the anchor screws
    • A housing that remains embedded inside the casting and houses the lighting element when the jig is removed.
  • Lighting Element
    The lighting element is die-cast aluminum and is anchored to the casing through proper screws. It remains completely hidden in the void.

Ghost for Construction Materials | SIMES

Ghost for Materials to be Plastered

Ghost for construction materials is a further development of the SIMES Ghost range that allows the creation of lit voids into walls built from any material that requires a plaster finish. The special recessed housing protrudes by 15mm so to consider the various layers of plaster and leave a perfect flush finish. The fixtures inclined aperture can be painted and is therefore completely integrated into the architecture.

Ghost for Breeze Block Application

Ghost for breeze block application is easily applied in walls made of perforated bricks or cement conglomerate. The SIMES luminaire is designed to be wall-mounted and completely integrated with the architecture. The cavity is pre-finished and ready for painting.


  1. Plan the positioning of the corrugated tube for mains electrical connection;
  2. Make a niche to insert the Ghost polystyrene block, paying attention to its aligning;
  3. Lay the fixative grid that connects the cement conglomerate wall to the Ghost’s polystyrene block;
  4. Enclose the luminaire in the wall, cut the grid at the Ghost’s cavity and finish off;
  5. Once the work is finished, the luminaire may be installed.


Protection class IP65
Mechanical resistance IK 10
LED's 4000K CRI80 versions are available on request.

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