New Zealand studio Designtree has extra a corner module to its flat-pack Frankie lighting system, enabling a assortment of new configurations.
The unique Frankie pendant, launched at New York’s Worldwide Modern Furniture Fair (ICFF) in 2013, comprises panels manufactured from recycled acoustic felt that slot into triangular reliable-ash arms.
Extension panels and further arms elongate the shade so it can property multiple bulbs. Launched this 12 months, the new corner module introduces the possibility of 90-degree bends into the program.
“This new module addition opens up a total new arena of prospects – it is a complete new factor,” Designtree’s Tim Wigmore advised Dezeen.
All three Frankie Pendant modules can be mixed and matched to generate L- or X-shaped lamps in a assortment of sizes.
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The Frankie Torus is one of the many configurations that the new module enables and is designed by combining 4 corner pieces.
Adding the Frankie pendant extension module allows the Torus shape to be extended in 500-millimetre increments to make square and rectangular pendants of distinct lengths and widths.
The felt panels and textile-covered lighting cables are obtainable in a assortment of colours to coordinate with room schemes.
The Frankie method is made from felt to give sound absorption, especially in open-plan workplace spaces. Similar styles such as the Hood modular lamp shades by Kind Us With Love also use the materials to help dampen acoustics in big, echo-prone spaces.