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Restoring, Repurposing Edison Style

Restoring, repurposing Edison Style.  We love nothing better than finding something old and beautiful and giving it new life.  Not only is it environmentally friendly but restoration brings with it a rich history and a story that can’t be replicated with something new.  We have a large range of salvaged and restored lights, here’s a few […]

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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. The color is perfect against dark the grey pattern wallpaper and they throw a soft […]

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The dollar cost of using Edison Light bulbs

The dollar cost of using Edison Light bulbs has largely been smothered by all the talk of efficiencies and greenhouse emissions. Hysteria seems to abound when it comes to the humble light globe. What we need to focus on is just how much one of these old style bulbs will cost to run. According to […]

Tomodachi Japanese restaurant makeover

Tomodachi Japanese restaurant makeover

Tomodachi Japanese restaurant makeover design and work completion has been performed by the good folks at StudioMKZ. It was a simple upgrade to the existing 300sqm. The Tomodachi Japanese restaurant is up at Broadway Shopping Centre. Shown here are images of the New Brass E27 lampholders and some larger exotic bulbs like the Plum spiral […]

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 the Johseph Swan Thomas Edison corporate and scientific relationship. The light globe we have is […]

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Restored pottery lamp with bakelite and Edison bulb

A Restored pottery lamp with bakelite and Edison bulb looks great with the larger Plum spiral type globe. This a metalic glaze 70’s type lamp and we fitted a switched bakelite lampholder and rewired in 3 core brown braided flex. These bulbs tend to go a gold color over time as the tungsten vaporizes on […]

Plumen 001

The PLUMEN 001 is the world’s first designer low energy light bulb.

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