GRAFT LED Hi-Bay. Stephen Philips, Arup Product Design. Arup and Zumtobel are really well aligned as we share a similar vision and values. We both create better solutions through innovation that are a benefit to people, backed up by fantastic technical performance.
Stephen Philips, Arup Product Design
Arup and Zumtobel are really well aligned as we share a similar vision and values. We both create better
solutions through innovation that are a benefit to people, backed up by fantastic technical performance.
Sydney Opera House by JørnUtzonand Arup.
Our new LED Hi Bay product drew on Arup’s and Zumtobel’sexperience of lighting for Industrial applications
NMV Ferrari manufacturing plant, Maranello Italy, Aterliers Jean Nouvel and Arup.
ABB Flexible Powertrain Assembly Plant GmbH, Germany
GRAFT wide beam developed to improve safety, boost visual comfort and enable highly efficient lighting planning.
Wide beam with square photometry to reduce the dark corners of the factory floor and potential overlap of light associated
with circular emission high bays.
Bentley Automotive Parts, Crewe, UK.
Narrow beam with narrow elliptical photometry to reduce the dark corners of the warehouse racking and floor and to
enable good vertical illuminance.
Zumtobel’s Product Manager Adam Burton articulated the product need perfectly.
Wolfgang Gadner’s unquestionable pragmatism, product engineering and lighting experience,
backed up by the Zumtobel product development team has resulted in a new ‘archetypal’
High Bay product.
Adam Burton (Zumtobel), Florence Lam (Arup), Stephen Philips (Arup) and Wolfgang Gadner (Zumtobel) talking about GRAFT.
We developed a design that is ‘consolidated’ with a surrounding hood
Global expertise and local knowledge. As part of the product design and development process we tested concepts and
details via feedback from our global network of lighting specialists.
An international and interdisciplinary Arup team helped to develop GRAFT.
Brian Stacy, New York.
Junko Inomoto, Shanghai.
Arfon Davies, London.
Tim Hunt, Sydney.
Simone Collon, Amsterdam.
Stephen Philips, London.
End cover to driver tray fixing
to achieve IP 65
Efficiency = 100 lm/watt.
3D CAD model
GRAFT was developed rapidly by Arup’s Product Design
team, working closely with the Zumtobel development team in
Austria. Our CAD/CAM tools, global network of specialists and
manufacturing knowledge brought the product to market in just eleven months.
“Working together with Arup gave us the feeling that we doing more than just fulfilling the requirements of a design brief. The multi-disciplinary team enriched the development process with application knowledge, innovative ideas and active feedback from a genuinely global network. The end result is a leading product that meets both the Arup and Zumtobel standards for delivering genuine customer benefits through innovation and application-led design excellence.”
Adam Burton, Global Application & Product Management, Zumtobel GmbH
We drew on Arup and Zumtobelexperience to develop the product and bring GRAFT to market, offering a range of product design, idea generation, global product evaluation and development techniques.
This process encouraged innovative thinking, better product performance, creativity and collaboration to shape a better product.