Andalusian-Impressed Lampshades Handwoven In Sydney

As a toddler, Lana Launay frolicked visiting household in southern Spain, and even lived for some time in St Tropez, a Mediterranean city on the French Riviera. She carried the burnt tones and coastal aesthetic of those dreamy places together with her by means of a profession as an artisan and designer, and it has reappeared once more because the central inspiration when weaving lampshades for her model, Shades Launay.

‘I’ve taken a whole lot of affect from my household’s historical past inside these areas,’ she says. ‘So I’d say my work and elegance mirror the tones of Andalusia with the pure textures of discovered alongside the coastal cities of France.’

These pure supplies are the guts of Lana’s lamp designs. Utilizing self-taught weaving strategies, Lana threads every particular person lampshade with non-traditional fibres like coconut shell rope, bamboo stalks, linen, coffee-stained raffia leaf and bamboo yarn. The result’s a

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REI Collaboration With West Elm and OXO

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Even the least outdoorsy folks found someday prior to now yr how nice it’s to spend time outdoors. Whether or not you safely gathered in backyards, went on tenting journeys, or simply began having fun with hikes (seems, mountaineering is simply glorified strolling), you in all probability have a newfound or renewed love for Mom Nature. And the excellent news is that this summer time, you may develop — or complement — your outside accoutrements with outside gear that’s as nice-looking as it’s helpful.

REI simply teamed up with West Elm and OXO for 2 separate (however equally summer-friendly) launches. Whether or not you’re cooking at a campsite, picnicking, and even glamping, each collaborations have all the pieces you want for all

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