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High/Low: The Jaunty Hat-Shaped Lamp

March 02, 2015 4:00 PM

BY Margot Guralnick

How to bring a vacation vibe home? Install one (or a group) of these festive woven hanging lights designed and offered by two very different sources.


Above: Spanish designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón’s PET Lamp project turns empty soda bottles into jaunty wickerwork lights made by artisans in Chile and Colombia. Read about them in our post Fantastic Plastic


Above L: The Eperara-Siapidara L-B line, is €250 ($279.50) from PET Lamp and includes the lampshade, electrical parts, and 1 1/2 meters of cloth-covered cable. Above R: The Eperara-Siapidara L-C is €250 ($279.50). The collection is named for the Eperara-Siapidara people of northwest Colombia who have a long weaving tradition. All of the designs are available in a range of colors.


Above: The handmade Frida and Diego pendant lights from CB2 are made of palm fiber that’s hand-dyed and braided by craftsmen in southern Mexico. See the work that goes into each light here.

Above L: The Diego Pendant Light is $129. Above R: The Frida Pendant Light is $99.95.

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