There’s no mistaking that hexagon is one of our favorite shapes. Hex features an ever-so-slightly curved geometric pattern of repeated hexagonal shapes. These unconventional acoustic panels made from biodegradable and recyclable materials provide big-time sound softening and straightforward installation. Panels effortlessly butt together to create a floor-to-ceiling wallcovering that doesn’t look like every other acoustic panel on the block.
Submaterial principal David Hamlin studied fine art at University of Colorado Boulder, leaving in 1989 to explore the design opportunities of the Pacific Northwest. For the next twenty years he embraced magazine cover illustration, furniture design, retail and merchandising design and finally entrepreneurship with the launch of his first company in 2001. Established in 2006, Submaterial relocated to the American Southwest and has enjoyed extensive success including a 2014 Interior Design Best of Year Award for the Figure No. 2 wallcovering.