ISSUE 2  |  Salle de Bain

DIY: Instant Light Made from a Fishing Basket

January 09, 2012 2:30 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Spotted in the home of Hitoshi Uchida: a vintage fishing basket repurposed as a pendant light.

It’s among the many details we admire in Uchida’s home in Kamakura, Japan, which was featured recently on The Selby. For those not traveling to global antique markets (Uchida is the proprietor of cult favorite J’Antiques Tokyo), we went trawling for sources for creating something similar.

Above: Source a vintage fishing basket on Etsy (we like the Vintage Rustic Wire Fishing Basket Large for $24.75 from Totally Vintage). Add a Burnside Classic Cloth-Covered Cord Pendant; $100 at Rejuvenation.