Forget light bulbs, these luminous walls will light up your room

Pretty soon light bulbs and lamps are going to seem pretty old fashioned, because Philips is about to launch a luminous fabric that can light up your room in a whole new way.

Developed in partnership with a Danish textile company called Kvadrat, the Soft Cell fabric panels have embedded LEDs that make the entire surface glow with an adjustable moody effect. Brightness and color can be tuned to fit the occasion, while the entire panel also acts as an acoustic absorber to cut down on noise.

While LEDs might no be quite as futuristic as those graphene walls we saw a while back, at least you shouldn't have to wait too long for this concept to come to market.

Philips, via PopSci

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