ARO Baffle 1 is a felt ceiling system that adds texture, color, and acoustic performance to any space. The system is composed of individual, acoustically absorptive baffles with chamfered edge detail that combine to create a continuous, open ceiling in over ninety colors of felt. The multiple suspension and mounting options of ARO Baffle 1 allow the integration of lighting and mechanical systems while also making installation a breeze.
Maximum for Suspended: 4’-0” x 8’-0” (121.9 x 243.8 cm)
Maximum for Ceiling Mounted: 1’-6” x 8’-0” (45.7 x 243.8 cm)
Thickness 1 1/4 in (31 mm)
Suspension Options Suspension Cable
Sliding Suspension Rod
Suspension Points Two suspension points per baffle
Ceiling Attach. Options None
Ceiling Mounting Plate
ACT Grid Clip
Custom Custom sizes are available and must be quoted
Lead Time Made to order and certain lead times will apply
Installation Installs with two suspension drops included per baffle for suspended options or ceiling attachment hardware for ceiling mounted. Sliding cable grippers and suspension rods may be repositioned along track in top of panel and optional ceiling attachment options include ceiling mounting plate and ACT grid clips. Suspension cables or rods come in 3’-0” (91.4 cm) length and additional length is available for an upcharge. Actual ceiling connection depends upon ceiling type and ceiling fasteners not included.
Unistrut Installation Suspension options may be suspended from Unistrut Metal Framing System provided by others. For more information, please contact FilzFelt Customer Service. Maintenance Vacuum occasionally to remove general air-borne debris. Should soiling occur, spot clean with mild soap and lukewarm water. Avoid aggressive rubbing as this can continue the felting process and change the surface appearance of the felt. Refer to 100% Wool Design Felt Maintenance + Cleaning for detailed care instructions.
Variation Wool felt is a natural material and color variation and inclusions of natural fiber on the surface are evidence of the 100% natural origin of the material. Product color is only indicative, as it is not possible to assure consistency of color in a natural product due to the natural color of raw wool and absorption of dyes. Color matching cannot be guaranteed between individual baffles and expect color variation beyond the normal commercial range.
Environmental 100% Wool Design Felt is 100% biodegradable/compostable and Akustika 25 contains minimum 60% pre-consumer recycled content and is 100% recyclable
Contains no formaldehyde, no chemical irritants, and free of harmful substances
Founded in 1993, Architecture Research Office is led by Stephen Cassell, Kim Yao and Adam Yarinsky. ARO has earned a reputation for elegant, innovative and imaginative architecture born out of relentless exploration and engagement. Through investigation, analysis, and testing, Architecture Research Office creates designs that unite the conceptual and the pragmatic within a strong, compelling vision. This research-driven process enables the firm to operate on a wide variety of projects spanning strategic planning, architecture and urban design, and to craft elegant solutions to seemingly intractable problems.