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

schproket lighting system by christopher moulder

‘schproket lighting system’ by christopher moulderschproket 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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