Founded by creative director Russell Greenberg in 2008 as a “a platform to support diverse interests and foster a collaborative design culture,” Rux is a multidisciplinary studio that produces consumer products, architectural master plans and furniture. The practice’s first collaboration with The Future Perfect is the Boom series, an ingenious modular system of LED lights paired with reclaimed wood.
The expressive form of Boom is achieved with minimal elements involving cast-brass joints and linear wooden bulbs to create forms of exploding light. At the center of the fixture is a singularity of cast-brass joints, elegantly curved to dramatically reflect the geometry of the fixture. Linear wooden bulbs – the essence of all Rux designs – in varying lengths cantilever from the brass core, each one emitting a line of even light in a different direction. The result is an explosion of richly textured wood that casts dynamic patterns of light and shadow. The wooden component is offered in sustainably sourced maple or walnut, reclaimed heart pine, ebonized oak, or reclaimed water tower redwood and the hardware finish is polished cast brass.