Joska & Sons: a design company making beautiful lamps

Joska & Sons: a design company making beautiful lamps
Joska & Sons are a Lyttelton design company making beautiful lamps

Joska & Sons is a design company based in Lyttelton, specialising in furniture design – currently lamps – that have an industrial spirit on a more practical scale. 

There are four lamps in Joska & Sons' 2013 collection, each is elegantly simple with its raw materials on show. 

Because the lamps are made with repurposed off-cuts from boutique ski manufacturer Kingswood Skis in Lyttelton, they have local and sustainable credentials. 

Here are a couple of our favourites:

Copper Blond

Copper Blond ($460) is made from a simple bamboo joint with a waxed bamboo base, spun copper shade, and fabric cord, managing to be both an art piece and an unobtrusive design accessory. 

Scissor

The priciest of the four is their Scissor lamp ($1,220), inspired by industrial Bauhaus factory lamps. It is also made from bamboo with a powder-coated shade and reaches a height of 1.55 metres at its full extension. 

See the full collection here

Joska & Sons products are currently stocked at Shop Eight and Rekindle, New Regent Street, Christchurch.