WEmake‘s Beryl and Friends collection transforms tired old light fixtures into luminous modern designs. The designers rewire lamps that have come to the end of their lifespan, installing low-energy LED bulbs, and preserving the fixtures in heat-shrink jackets. Through this process the form of each lamp is reinterpreted in a way that ensures the original structure remains functional and can be revived at a later date. If you love these beautiful recycled lamps then be sure to vote for them in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!


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Each of the lamps in the series takes the name of a different lady – this trope began with the first lamp, which featured the inscription ‘for Beryl’ upon its base. Each fixture comes with a photograph that records what the original light looks like underneath, giving new owners a window into the lamp’s past life.

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