Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

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Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

Stockholm 2011: Swedish architects TAF presented this collection of lamps based on the shape of a stretched rubber band at Stockholm Furniture Fair last week.

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

Called Rubber, the lamps for Swedish brand Zero have aluminium shades and come as pendant or wall lights.

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

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Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

The information that follows is from TAF:


It began with a commission from a landscape architect (Grontmij).

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

And TAF's first rubber-band inspired pole fittings stood ready at Strömkajen by Grand Hotel in Stockholm just in time for the Swedish crown princess's June 2010 wedding.

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

Now, Rubber is also available as indoor pendant and wall-/facade fitting.

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

By altering ordinary objects and placing them in new contexts, TAF offers the viewer a possibility to see the objects in a new light.

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

In the Rubber project, the stretchability, flexibility and materiality of the rubber band has given shape, function and expression to the collection.

Rubber by TAF Arkitektkontor for Zero

The final material is aluminum. Rubber is available in white, black and beige as standard.


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