Bringing a warm note to the minimalist canon, Brass Pendant hails from young British design studio Tala. The versatile fixture takes on additional character when paired with one of the studio's varied LED bulbs (also available at A+R). Black threaded cord is crafted with special silicon to help avoid kinking. Striking solo or in a cluster.
The team behind Tala, who met at university, not only strive for environmentally conscious design in their products and packaging. Tala's Ten Trees program plants 10 trees for every 200 products sold, in partnership with Heart of England Forest (HoEF) in England and the National Forest Foundation in the United States. And it appears Tala is well on its way to planting 35,000 trees by April 2018!
2.5" h x 1.5" dia (6.5x4cm)
Cord length: 118" (300cm)
Brass, fabric and silicon
Bulb not included
Max wattage 60W
"We are focused on the idea that good design can help mitigate climate change." says Tala co-founder Joshua Ward, describing his company's mission to be commercially successful while having a positive impact on the environment. The British lighting brand now based in east London was founded by Ward, Maxwell Wood and William Symington while they were studying at the University of Edinburgh. The company’s low-energy LED versions recreate the warm glow of traditional incandescent bulbs with the look and feel of the originals as well as strikingly oversized versions.
“Being LED, the bulbs last 10 to 15 times longer, so they're no longer disposable items," says design director Joe Armitage. With that notion, Tala has also unveiled design-statement bulbs like its Porcelain collection with a matte opal finish and Voronoi’s sculptural, mouth-blown shapes. The company also offers curated single-bulb and pendant combination fixtures and timeless table lamps featuring its bulbs. Tala’s wares are oft-seen in bars, restaurants and hotels around the world, with clients including Soho House and The Hoxton hotels.