2017 / Illumination / Special Purpose Lighting / Professional

RELAX Light

  • Prizes
    Silver in Home Interior Products/Lighting, Silver in Illumination/Special Purpose Lighting
  • Company
    Nina Mair, Austria
  • Lead Designer
    Nina Mair
  • Client
    Ydol
  • Project Link

The RELAX Light embodies a skillful
combination of elegant lighting and highly
effective acoustic absorbing systems. The
charming RELAX Lights invades the interior
space while neutralizing any loud or
uncomfortable sound. The class A acoustic
absorber, which is fully flush-mount within
the ring of light, annihilates almost 100% of
the sounds within the audible frequency range
of the human voice. The surface of the
circular acoustic element consists of the
finest merino wool and surrounding it is a
ring of up- and downlight LEDs while the
entire object is suspended using extremely
delicate steel cords. Hundreds of possible
variations can be chosen from a selection of
36 colours for the fabric and aluminum
surface, as well as a choice of 4 diameter
dimensions ranging from 76 to 136 cm. The
RELAX Light thanks to its timeless design can
be set up within any type of architectural
space as an attractive individual lighting
element but also in a larger number as a more
complex arrangement of lights. RELAX Light is
the result of a collaboration between the
designer Nina Mair, the company YDOL as a
specialist in acoustic systems and planlicht,
specializing in lighting technology.

Bio
Nina Mair is a Innsbruck / Austria based designer and architect. She studied architecture at Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence, Italy and at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and graduated in 2006. In this year she founded together with two partners the design studio Pudelskern, which she led until 2012. Since 2012 Nina Mair is working by herself as product designer and architect in her own studio. The designer is known for her narrative design and contemporary style. Her work draws from her passion and enthusiasm for materials, handicraft and various industrial production techniques.

Photo Credit: Nina Mair