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Issue 80 · The Summer Bedroom · July 10, 2013

High/Low: Nautical Rope Light

Issue 80 · The Summer Bedroom · July 10, 2013

On a trip to Droog in Amsterdam a while back, I admired (and coveted) the Flax Five Light designed by Christien Meindertsma for Thomas Eyck. Drawing on the traditions of the Dutch sixteenth-century cordage industry, Meindertsma works with flax, which is twisted into strands and incorporated into products—such as rope lighting. 

Flax Five Light

Above: The Flax Five Light is available in the US through Merchant No. 4 for $1,350 (shown above as part of the Flax Project exhibit at the Salone del Mobile in Milan).

chord pendant light cb2

Above: The 100 percent Chord Pendant Light is $79.95 from CB2.



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