Lightfalls Fixture from 3M Architectural Markets & Todd Bracher

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Designer Todd Bracher in front of an installation of Lightfalls sconces at Wanted Design during New York Design Week in May 2013. Image courtesy 3M Architectural Markets.

After debuting earlier this year at Wanted Design during New York Design Week, the spherical Lightfalls sconce was one of the most outstanding lighting designs on display at the 100% Design show in London in September. Developed in collaboration with 3M Architectural Markets and New York-based designer Todd Bracher, Lightfalls uses 3M’s 99% reflective film technology to create the image of multiple LED bulbs, when in reality there is only one. It’s really an incredible concept — instead of wasting light like so many decorative sconces, one of these 15”-wide orb-like fixtures can actually stretch the light of a single LED to several fixtures.

Made in the U.S., Lightfalls is available in different finishes as a single sconce, or in a group in linear, circular, organic patterns. It is for dry, interior use only, and is available in 3000K and 4000K color temperatures, both with CRI of greater than 80. The projected average LED life is greater than 36,300 hours at 70% of lamp lumen output (L70).

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The Lightfalls display at the 100% Design show at Earls Court in September 2013. © Rita Catinella Orrell
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Dramatic shadows from one Lightfalls sconce. Image courtesy 3M.
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Lightfalls is available in linear and curved configurations of three, five, or seven reflectors. Only one reflector in each configuration requires power. Image courtesy 3M.

 

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Lightfalls sconce. Image courtesy 3M.

 

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