The best-selling Ambit light goes the distance with a trio mounted on a tubed rail. Stockholm's TAF Architects re-interpreted the typical billiard table lamp with this Ambit Rail, maintaining the fluidity of the individual shade by the same name. The trio seem to float, mid-air, because of hidden cables and joints and attenuated supporting wires.
- 8" h x 49.5" l (20x126cm)
- Cord length: 157.5" (400cm)
- Rod diameter: 0.25" (0.6cm)
- Wire length: 137.75" (350cm)
Cleaning instructions: Clean lampshade with soft dry cloth. Always switch off electricity before cleaning.
Bulb not included
Voltage: 220-240V 50/60Hz.
Bulb specifications: 1XE14 Max.60W TYPE G, 1XE14 CFL Max. 13W Type G, 1XE14 LED Max.11W Type G
Muuto made its impact on the design world by living up to its namesake "muttos,” the Finnish word that alludes to looking at things with a new perspective. "We give the designers the freedom to create new designs,” says co-founder Peter Bonnén. By giving free rein to the brightest design talent in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, there’s the breathing room to conjure a new take on a chair, vase or a lamp. Expanding on that success, Muuto was subsequently acquired by legendary brand Knoll In 2017, though it continues to be run independently from the company's headquarters in Copenhagen.
Peter and co-founder Kristian Byrge, who originally trained in economics and management respectively, might not have seemed destined to helm a new-influencer design firm. But it was a shared passion for all things design and and the distinctive style they dubbed “New Nordic” that rapidly brought worldwide recognition. "It serves as proof that we have something special to offer the design industry," the partners say. "We're proud to be part of the Knoll family and can't wait to unfold Muuto's global potential further in close collaboration with them."
"TAF’s aim is to make ordinary life less ordinary through subtle but effective changes in how products and architecture appear and function,” say Mattias Ståhlbom and Gabriella Gustafson. The designer duo founded the Stockholm-based TAF Architects studio to breathe new life into everyday—and ultimately necessary—tools for living.
With a range from lighting to furniture design to custom projects, TAF’s work has been exhibited at MoMA in New York and the Swedish National Museum in Stockholm. What unites the diverse offerings is a unifying and innovative approach to find the tipping point where, as they say, “everyday objects by their very commonness can be made uncommon.”