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paul coudamy: airbus window lighting
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jan 30, 2012
paul coudamy: airbus window lighting


‘F-light’ by paul coudamy
all photos by benjamin boccas

french designer paul coudamy has taken airbus windows and recycled them to create a modular lighting concept.
the ‘F-light’ is constructed from the walls / windows cabin of an airbus A300, whereby the engineered curves,
windows and insulation of the airplane takes on a second life as a functional lighting structure.
designed for flown mobilier airline, the result is a luminous ceiling that forms a dome-like shell. modularity of the system,
allows the panels to be put together according to one’s desired size. each window is outfitted with light halos
which provides a diffuse and even luminosity over the entire object’s surface. a second indirect lighting mounted on the
structure is reflected by the original silver insulation.


view of the airbus’s original silver insulation


general view of the lighting concept


each window is outfitted with a light halo


the engineered curves of the airbus for a dome-like structure


installation view


‘F-light’ installed for office / boardroom use

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