Fabrix by AntiCAD

AntiCAD reveals its latest acoustic panel designs at VDF products fair

AntiCAD is presenting two ranges of acoustic panels at VDF products fair, including the undulating Fabrix range that references the famous The Great Wave off Kanagawa print.

The second acoustic panel system it is showing is Köral, which offers colourful, faceted forms modelled on coral.

Both collections are now live at VDF products fair, in addition to the Singapore design company's versatile Hyperpolyps sculptures that have been developed to blur the line between structure and art.

Fabrix acoustic panels by AntiCAD
The Fabrix acoustic panels are one of the products that AntiCAD is introducing at VDF products fair

The Fabrix acoustic panel system is distinguished by its wave-like form, designed for use on walls and ceilings in industrial and commercial spaces to help reduce echo.

It relies on wooden formwork dressed with three different shades of blue fabric, which AntiCAD chose to evoke The Great Wave off Kanagawa woodblock print by Hokusai.

Köral acoustic panels by AntiCAD and TakahashiLim A+D
The Singapore design company is also presenting its folded Köral acoustic panels

The Köral system is composed of a series of hexagonal- and heptagonal-shaped panels that are combined with 3D-printed joints to create faceted forms.

It takes its cues from coral formations, and was developed by AntiCAD in collaboration with architect TakahashiLim A+D in an effort to "create an unnatural quiet zone within the crowded exhibition space".

Hyperpolyps sculptures by AntiCAD
AntiCAD's Hyperpoylps sculptures that take cues from bubbles are also on show

The Hyperpoylps sculptures that are also on show at the fair are designed for use as hanging installations, urban furniture and pavilions, and can be made in various shapes and sizes depending on their use.

Their organic forms take cues from coral and bubbles, but they are made entirely from metal.

Other brands on show at the VDF products fair include British lighting brand Astro and Austrian bike brand Vello.

More recently, Herman Miller presented five seating collections for the workplace including the casual Striad lounge chair by Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub that is modelled on ski boots.

About VDF products fair: the VDF products fair offers an affordable launchpad for new products during Virtual Design Festival. For more details email vdf@dezeen.com.