Lighting

New Lighting by Workroom Design NZ

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Tuesday 6th September 2011

‘Angle’ table lamps and ‘Triangle’ pendant lamps by NZ-based Workroom Design

I am LOVING LOVING LOVING these new lights by NZ-based design team Workroom Design.   HOW great are they!?  In actual fact the ‘Angle’ table lamp has been around for a while, but the lovely ‘Lean’ floor lamp and ‘Triangle’ pendant lamp are brand new – launched just last month!  I heart them massively.  So rare to see new freestanding lamps designed and manufactured locally!  With their quirky scandi aesthetic and *Wallpaper magazine-esque styling, it’s only a matter of time before these sweet designs hit the bigtime.

Workroom Design was established in 2008 by father and daughter design team Douglas and Rebecca Snelling.   They also run a fabulous little retail store in Auckland called Douglas & Bec (I have covered once before), which stocks their own designs and other like-minded finds – including, I notice, pieces by  South Australian design darlings Daniel : Emma!

Most excitingly, Douglas & Bec have just launched a fantastic online store – so those of us across the ocean can get in on the action!

All the beautiful lamps pictured here are handcrafted in NZ using American Ash timber, spun aluminium shades in a range of colours, and beautiful woven fabric flex cords.  Need.  Want.  Now.

‘Lean’ floor lamp by Workroom Design.

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Tuesday 6th September 2011

8 comments

  • What a beautiful shop! Gorgeous lighting but it also has such great gift wear. Thanks for sharing this!

  • line x shape x colour 3 years ago

    wow, i LOVE these! thank you for sharing x

  • Gabriela 3 years ago

    amazing!

  • Nic 3 years ago

    Thanks for sharing, these are beautiful, simple and artful. I love when designers put thought into every aspect of a piece – those lovely woven cords make all the difference.

  • Daniel 2 years ago

    Great minimalist aesthetic! The shiny yellow inspires me to design some fun table lamps in bright powder-coated colours. Cheers :)

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