Designer: Rebecca Asquith & Tim Wigmore - Designtree
Bold ideas, elegant design, practical solutions
Autex collaborated with Rebecca Asquith and Tim Wigmore from Designtree to create acoustic furniture and lighting.
One of the designers at Designtree had used the Autex’s Vertiface® material in a previous product, the Nectar Lampshade, with great success. They wanted to explore using other products in the Autex range so they developed a brief for a scalable modular lighting system that used Cube panel.
Initially Autex did not offer the exact solution they required, however they were able to work together to achieve the exact properties that they desired from the PET panel.
“We were chuffed to reach this solution as we wanted to work with Autex for two key reasons; the high recycled content of Autex products, and the depth of product information and support throughout the project.”
Now that the Frankie Collection is established in the market, Designtree have found that customers are purchasing items from the range for three key reasons:
Relationship with Autex
Where we can we like to support New Zealand companies that share our values around sustainability and quality. Working with local companies makes things easy for us in many ways, including freight, returning offcuts for recycling and fast and clear communication with our local Autex account manager.