Our lighting collections are the result of an encounter between the ancestral know-how of Indian, Indonesian, Afghan or Moroccan craftsmen and the creative talent of designers with whom we collaborate. At the opposite end of the spectrum from the mass market and the industrial, social and human corollaries it induces in China, India or elsewhere, it is important to us to perpetuate this craft and to maintain family workshops in regions where there is hardly any other source of work. Moreover, the handmade aspect makes each lamp unique.
With each order and by valuing this craft with your customers, you will contribute to this ethical approach.
From raising the sheep to carding the wool and then weaving it; from welding the steel structure to making the final product; each pendant is made by hand in family workshops in war-torn Afghan valleys. This project supports around 1000 families of artisans. Exist in 5 sizes.See our Afghans
When we first discovered this metal braiding technique used for making jewellery on the island of Sumba, we asked designer Mark Eden Schooley to create a contemporary and timeless collection of organically shaped pendant lamps. Made of stainless steel or brass wire, these lamps can also be used outdoors under…See our Kute
Pulpy… the new lighting collection designed by Thi–Annem for Atmosphère d’Ailleurs. Inspired by nature, the octopus, rhizome, cocoon and nest shapes result from meticulous hand–weaving on delicate organic structures. Here, the creative duo plays with categories to abolish the boundary between lighting and sculpture. Beyond craftsman know–how, Pulpy has been…See our Pulpy