7 Contemporary Leather Lighting Designs
The tactile quality of leather lighting makes it the ideal accompaniment to exposed brickwork and raw concrete in warehouse homes. But the traditional charm of natural hide will also suit a variety of environments and interior styles. Designers worldwide are employing traditional techniques and modern technologies to craft simple shades and imaginative, intricate forms. Cut, stitched and tooled, in original tans and dyed, these smart pendant designs made our cut. It’s time to saddle up and go hell for leather with lighting.
1. The Wrap pendant light by Simon Hasan is made in England using traditional craft processes where the leather is moulded and hardened by the careful application of moisture and heat. The shade’s shape is refined and contemporary. £265, SCP
2. The Pod Noir lamp is handmade in Tasmania by Australian lighting company Who Did That using locally sourced leather. A$845, Who Did That
3. Endon Lighting’s Wilder Single Light ceiling pendant comprises two triangular frames finished with copper leaf interiors. £150, Poole Lighting
4. Made using a traditional leather hardening method which involves submerging and heating the material, the Lloyd lamp is available in natural tan or black. €149.95, Puik Art
5. The Forest lamp is inspired by Acanthus leaves and handmade from vegetable tanned leather. $350, Wren and Cooper
6. The Leather Lamp by Berlin based Hettler Tüllmann is crafted from recycled leather sheets and features oval holes to enhance the amount of light emitted. Price upon request, Hettler Tullmann
7. Made in France, the Portable Leather Lamp is formed from fire resistant paper, porcelain and soft tan leather. €460, Lule Studio
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This feature has been taken from Warehouse Home Issue Four, which is out now! The latest issue of the internationally renowned Warehouse Home magazine is live online and can be enjoyed in full and entirely free. Read Warehouse Home Issue Four by clicking here or view in the reader below.
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