Karim Rashid creates a new kind of pendant for Axo Light

Nafir pendant light by Karim rashid for Axo Light Surprised that it is still possible to create a new kind of pendant light? We were.

It starts with the light body itself, which is inspired by sound -- both the bell of a trumpet and a loudspeaker:

Nifir pendant light by Karim Rashid for Axo Light. the light body

You can buy it is as nice pendant with a matching ceiling rose (the Nafir 1):

Nafir single pendant light by Karim Rashid for Axo Light

Nothing new here. Aah, but it is what he does next:

Nafir 3 pendant light by Karim Rashid for Axo Light

He takes three and melts them into each other (the Nafir 3).

Nafir pendant light by Karim Rashid for Axo Light set

You can use Nafir 1s with Nafir 3s in a single composition:

Nafir 1 and nafir 3 pendant light composition by Karim Rashid for Axo Light

Or you can take advantage of the fact that there are matching, but different, pendants and spread them out through a larger space:

Nafir 1 and Nafir 3 pendant lights by Karim Rashid for Axo Light set

They are made of injection-moulded ABS in the following colour combinations, outside/inside: chrome/white, white/gold, white/white .The light source is a GU10 LED.

Karim Rashid says, "Nafir is pure imagination. My original sketches started by thinking about light as a compliment to sound."

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