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schproket lighting system by christopher moulder
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feb 07, 2013
schproket lighting system by christopher moulder


‘schproket lighting system’ by christopher moulder
schproket sconces

 

 

the structure and gear shape of the ‘schproket’ is the result of engineering a mechanism which acts as a low voltage,
safe socket to produce crisp rings of incandescent light points. designed by american artist christopher moulder,
the fixture can be hung from the ceiling, horizontally or angled, singly or in stacks in 24 inch, 36 inch and 47 inch rings.
lit with high efficiency xenon long life bulbs, the piece can also be mounted directly onto the wall or ceiling.

 

‘I wanted to create a piece with no wires or sockets, so I started experimenting with low voltage bulbs,’ moulder says.
‘low voltage means the fixture doesn’t have to be insulated.  instead, the ‘schproket’ is the socket.’

 


red schproket 24 inch variation

 

 


red schproket 24 inch detail

 

 


red schproket 24 inch detail

 

 


white schproket in 15 inch and 24 inch variation

 

 


white schproket 15 inch and 24 inch variation

 

 


silver schproket detail

 

 


silver schproket in context

 

 


schproket sconces

 

 


‘the classic’

 

 


the classic

 

 


the classic

 

 

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