Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

Stockholm 2011: London designer Benjamin Hubert presented these woven polyester lamps for Swedish brand Zero at the Stockholm Furniture Fair this month.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

Called Loom, the shades are made from a material woven in three dimensions that's normally used for bedding.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

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Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

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Loom

Loom is a collection of organic textile pendant lamps utilising a new 3D woven polyester material designed by Benjamin Hubert for Swedish manufacturer Zero.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

Originally used as a source of comfort in the bedding industry the 3D textile has never before been used in the lighting industry.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

The textile can be stretched around complex forms and diffuses the light through its dense network of warp woven polyester fibers.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

The Textile is offset and contrasted with a brightly lit polymer lens at the heart of each pendant.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

The forms of the textile lamps reference traditional Chinese lanterns as a known reference point transformed with a new technological material.

Loom by Benjamin Hubert for Zero

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