365 Objects Of Design, In the Light, Volume II

Objects of Design #237: Watt Lighting

24th October 2013
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industrial style lighting from waterworks

watt lighting by waterworks.com

Aren’t these great? Inspired by the insulators on telephones they really are true to the notion of industrial style. They come in both pendant and wall mounted styles and, as you can see from the image, in a choice of colours.

They’re available from US brand Waterworks who were at Decorex for the first time this year as a preview to opening their first store in London next March.

silver bath candide bathtub from waterworks.com

candide bathtub from waterworks.com

Founded in 1978, the company now produces everything from lighting and taps to bathtubs and washstands. These lights can go in the bathroom (and kitchen come to that) as long as they’re not over the shower. They would, for example, look great on either side of a mirror. Hollywood style goes industrial sort of thing.

freestanding bath empire bathtub from waterworks

empire bathtub from waterworks

Now they are a luxury brand, so with that in mind I’ll tell you that prices start at £700 for the simple clear glass version. But I’ve said it before … if you’re going to have one stand-out feature in a room, lighting is often a good thing to choose. And failing that you can always go for a wander round your local salvage yard and make friends with an electrician.

free-standing tub from waterworks.com

free standing tub from waterworks.com

To browse the products go to the Waterworks site and if you are interested in knowing more before the company arrives next year, ring 07974 430 433.




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