Introducing Guy Grossi’s latest venture ‘Ombra’ – a traditional Italian salumi bar at 76 Bourke St, Melbourne. Specialising in the highest quality ‘cured’ meats, the food is inspired by the ‘Salumerie’ (delicatessens) of Italy and their influence is abundant with a great selection of cheese, fish, vege’s, pizza and pickles accompanied by an impressive ‘drinks list’. Craig Gorman of Mills Gorman Architects placed […]
Neil Morrison’s mystery object steampunk lamp is rewired with an 10mm threaded entry E27 brass lampholder and smoke tube bulb that fits this thick glass tube device. We think it is some sort of bowser pump fuel filter as it had a stainless filter internally. It is cast iron mostly but has cleaned up to […]
Purple Insulator Lamps at Seddon Wine Bar are the latest addition to this great little place. Jeremy from the Seddon Wine Store has chosen to replace the halogen downlights over the tables with these Australian 1950’s Telephone wire pin insulators. The color is perfect against dark the grey pattern wallpaper and they throw a soft […]
An original Edison Swan Electric Co Ltd Lamp turned up in an estate this week and we were lucky enough to examine the contents and packaging. There is a great deal of quite interesting history surrounding this particular lamp and the Johseph Swan Thomas Edison corporate and scientific relationship. The light globe we have is […]
Restoring an Edwardian lamp on Christmas Eve. Thanks Jason for sending this photo of his restoration of and Edwardian looking lamp. He has used a squirrel cage teardrop Edison style globe with a Brass ES27 fitting. Needs some sort of small shade I reckon and perhaps the original glassware shade will go back.