I love a nice light fixture where wood has been incorporated, or made the key material. It makes it seem warm and inviting. As a woodworker it’s fun to try these projects for yourself. Here’s five great ones to inspire you if you’re considering embarking on your own wood lighting project. Enjoy 🙂
Classic form. Beautiful walnut woodgrain base. Vellum and birch shade. This is a sweet lamp.
Credit: Smilow Design
Every time I think of wood being used beautifully in lighting I think of Cerno. They’re so good at what they do. They specialise in wood lighting fixtures. Go check out their work, it’s amazing.
Credit: Cerno Group
Named quake because when the light bounces off the hand carved, textured underside of the lamp face it appears to tremble or “quake”. This is very intelligent and creative use of material and texture.
Credit: Head & Haft
Simple and sophisticated. It’s a theme for most of these examples. It most certainly applies here. An interesting intersecting hole elevates these pendants from good to great.
Credit: Ross Gardam
“An iconic geometry made from common lumber”. But there’s nothing common about this pendant. It’s original concept may have emerged from the common 2×4, but this is as far removed from a 2×4 as you could get. Class.
Credit: Alex Allen Studio
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