Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light - Red
Koura Pendant Light - Red
Koura Pendant Light - Orange
Koura Pendant Light - Orange
Koura Pendant Light - Yellow
Koura Pendant Light - Yellow
Koura Pendant Light - Lime
Koura Pendant Light - Lime
Koura Pendant Light - Aqua
Koura Pendant Light - Aqua
Koura Pendant Light - White
Koura Pendant Light - White
Koura Pendant Light - White Two Sides
Koura Pendant Light - White Two Sides
Koura Pendant Light - Caramel
Koura Pendant Light - Caramel
Koura Pendant Light - Natural
Koura Pendant Light - Natural
Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light
Koura Pendant Light

David Trubridge

Koura Pendant Light

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600 – $14,620

$600

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$600

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$705

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$705

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$705

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$705

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$705

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$705

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$800

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$800

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$970

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$970

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$1,325

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$1,325

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$1,325

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$1,325

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$1,325

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$1,325

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$1,505

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$1,505

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$1,680

In stock and ready for quick ship!

$1,680

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,115

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,115

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,115

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,115

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,115

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,115

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,250

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$2,250

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$5,420

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$5,420

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$6,785

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$6,785

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$6,785

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$6,785

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$6,785

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$6,785

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$7,080

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$7,080

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$6,500

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$6,500

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$7,340

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$7,340

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$7,340

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$8,075

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$8,075

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$7,340

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$8,310

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$8,310

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$11,425

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$11,425

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$13,925

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$13,925

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$13,925

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$13,925

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$13,925

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$13,925

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$14,620

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks

$14,620

Average lead time: 4-6 weeks


Description

"Koura is the Maori name for the small fresh water shrimps that live in our rivers. They curl up in this shape. This shape is mirrored again in the similar woven traps used for catching them," New Zealand designer David Trubridge has observed, in reference to the inspiration for his striking Kouros pendant lamp.

A passion for the environment and earth drives the construction of all David's work, primarily made of renewable bamboo and flat-packed to reduce freighting and packaging resources and the identical pieces make home assembly a snap, literally. Endlessly adaptable, the light is available in 2 sizes and 9 stock colors (custom colors upon request) in natural or painted bamboo with nylon clip fasteners.

The celebrated designing craftsman ended up in his adopted home of New Zealand after he, his wife and their two sons sold everything and set off on a yacht for a world adventure. It culminated in 1985 when they decided to remain there. While an artist-in-residence, he built a house and suddenly found himself with further commissions. Before realizing homes, lamps and furniture, David left Newcastle University in 1972 with a degree in Naval architecture. His work has appeared in countless museums, including the Victoria & Albert and the Pompidou Centre. That barely scratches the surface of his fascinating story and work ethos.

Specifications

Size

500: 19.5" h x 12" dia (50x30.5cm)
750: 29.5" h x 17.5" dia (75x44.8cm)
1000: 39.5" h x 19.5" dia (1000x49.5cm)
1600: 63" h x 35.5" dia (160x90.2cm)
2000: 78.5" h x 47" dia (200x119.4cm)
2400: 94.5" h x 56.5" dia (240x143.5cm)

Material

Bamboo

Details

500, 750 and 1000 Cord: 6.5' l (200cm)
1600, 2000 and 2400 Cord: 16.5' l (500cm)

Technical

Packaged as kits, assembly required.
Due to assembly complexity, Koura 1600, 2000 and 2400 ship assembled.
Lights include standard E26 UL listed fitting. Outdoor fittings are available on request.
60W max bulb (not included)

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Brand

David Trubridge

“I design to communicate, to tell a story,” says the designer David Trubridge, “to relate what I find in the mountains and wilderness and what it is to be human.” Originally trained in boat design, David taught himself how to make furniture and his early work was widely heralded in his native UK. Turning a page in the early 1980s, he and his young family sold everything they had and set sail on their yacht “Hornpipe” around the Caribbean and the Pacific, while he built houses for clients living on nearby islands.

Arriving in New Zealand a few years later, David began to create furnishings inspired by his time at sea and eventually expanded to include his distinctive lighting, becoming an influential presence in the design world. An environmental sensibility governs his operation there, including recycling factory and studio waste, exclusive use of hydro electricity and eco-supportive shipping and freighting. As David puts it, “If design is not actively trying to preserve our future it is, by default, destroying it."


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