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Grossi cafe Ombra using cage wall lamps

Grossi cafe Ombra using cage wall lamps

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,…

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Neil Morrison’s mystery object steampunk lamp

Neil Morrison's mystery object steampunk lamp

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…

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Purple Insulator Lamps at Seddon Wine Bar

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.…

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Original Edison Swan Electric Co Ltd Lamp

Original Edison Swan Electric Co Ltd Lamp

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…

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Restoring an Edwardian lamp

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…

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