Ceiling fixtures: Baffles and clouds
Hung from the ceiling, baffles and clouds are structures that look stylish and dampen acoustics through large spaces or areas with high ceilings. The difference between these two types of fixtures are:
- Clouds: Hang along the horizontal
- Baffles: Hang vertically to the ceiling and floor.
Each type comes in a number of styles to suit many types of offices. Choosing the right baffle or cloud will not only dampen loud noises, but add charm and sophistication to open spaces. You can even get fixtures that double as lighting solutions to make your open plan office even more versatile, such as the Hood pendant designed by Form Us With Love for Ateljé Lyktan. This type of pendant is ideal for the contemporary office space; its sound absorbing materials can be used to control excess workplace noise and create intimate, adaptable spaces within an open-plan environment.
The pendant’s shape and unique modular structure makes it the ideal open office lighting source, providing overhead illumination that is tailored to most office tasks. Suspended on adjustable wires, the Hood pendant uses an energy-efficient LED light source and comes in five different colours, which can be used to help define office space areas and guide the flow of foot traffic (and conversations) throughout the workplace.