benjamin hubert: chimney lamps
 
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.

the beginning of the process – natural clay from the region of wales is used

throwing the clay on the wheel

traditional hand throwing techniques were used to produce each lamp

forming the pendant lamps

adjusting the lamp’s form

completing the form

benjamin hubert wiring his chimney lamps

there are two different shapes and sizes in the collection

the textured exterior of the lamps contrast with the white gloss interior finish

dimensions are 330mm x 210mm

dimensions are 280mm x 320mm

a closer look at the clay’s texture once fired

  • parfait!

    solo says:
  • bravo! simple and necessary

    JP says:
  • 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 says:

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