benjamin hubert: chimney lamps
benjamin hubert: chimney lamps
sep 21, 2009

benjamin hubert: chimney lamps

chimney lights are hand thrown clay pendant lights with gloss white glazed interior

designer benjamin hubert has sent us images of his new work chimney which is a collection of hand thrown, kiln fired clay pendant lamps manufactured by viaduct. produced in a pottery studio in wales, the lamps utilize the natural clay of the region. using traditional hand thrown techniques, each lamp has its own character with a textured finish which is a contrast to the gloss white glazed interior. the collection of lights are being presented at this year’s 100% design london.

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsthe beginning of the process – natural clay from the region of wales is used

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsthrowing the clay on the wheel

benjamin hubert: chimney lampstraditional hand throwing techniques were used to produce each lamp

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsforming the pendant lamps

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsadjusting the lamp’s form

benjamin hubert: chimney lampscompleting the form

benjamin hubert: chimney lamps

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsbenjamin hubert wiring his chimney lamps

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsthere are two different shapes and sizes in the collection

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsthe textured exterior of the lamps contrast with the white gloss interior finish

benjamin hubert: chimney lamps dimensions are 330mm x 210mm

benjamin hubert: chimney lamps dimensions are 280mm x 320mm

benjamin hubert: chimney lampsa closer look at the clay’s texture once fired

  • Apart from the material which is inappropriate, (too heavy) these designs do not look like chimneys, they look like light shades. I would like to see a room lit by one of the thinner ones to see how the light is dispersed from such a narrow aperture, rather than 7 pictures of its manufacture! and for that reason im out..!

    Duncan Bannatyne
  • bravo! simple and necessary

  • parfait!


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