Simple white lampshades made interesting with a swirl of black paint in the loft of Johannesburg artist Kudzanai Chiurai, easily replicated with a can of black paint and a brush.Photography by David Ross via Elle Decoration South Africa.
Above: A simple pendant light in an otherwise austere kitchen.
Above: In Chiurai's living room, a standing lamp gets a dash of visual interest via a gridlike black-and-white pattern.
Above: In the bedroom, a standing lamp is painted with a simple black squiggle.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 5, 2013, as part of our In the Art Studio issue.