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Sancal's fabric acoustic panels are designed to look like beetles



Dezeen promotion: Spanish studio MUT Design has created a range of colourful sound-absorbing wall panels inspired by beetle shells for furniture brand Sancal.

After a visit to a natural science museum, the Spanish studio was inspired to create "beautiful and harmless" versions of the insects they saw on display.

MUT's Beetle panel range includes 12 different designs, each made from a combination of six different panel shapes. All are designed to emulate the patterns and colours found on a beetle's shell.

One design has a round textured black body, featuring a fluorescent speckled top panel that has been made using Kvadrat's Galaxy fabric, and is held together with a yellow wooden mount.

Another panel consists of two sandy beige panels, one finished with a collection of geometric shapes made from individual lines ? a design by Febrik called Razzle Dazzle.
Other beetles include one with a blue base topped with a brown panel covered in red speckles, and another made from a combination of navy, orange and burgundy panels.

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