Gallery: Fatimata Ly’s Pounding Light is a Terra Cotta Chandelier Inspi...


When electrical shortages and power cuts occur on a regular basis, you need to be flexible with your lighting sources. Pounding Light is a versatile terra cotta chandelier produced by Fatimata Ly that was inspired by power cuts in Senegal. It is possible to use it either with electrical lighting or with candles, for those moments without power. The shape draws inspiration from the traditional West African mortar, and the “pounding” of food in it.

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