Navicula is derived from nature, in this case from one of the many microscopic diatoms that float around in the oceans.
The name Maru is found in both New Zealand Maori and Japanese languages, with references to the cycle of life.
Kōura Table Lamp
New table lamp option for Kōura.
Floral Table Lamp
New table lamp option for Floral.
Coral Table Lamp
New table lamp option for Coral.
Based on one of the geometric polyhedra that have interested David since he was a boy. The intricate form is made from just one single component repeated 60 times.
Designed to offer a softer more decorative offering alongside Coral which is more structured.
References the inner shell of the local salt water sea-urchin called kina in Māori which is often found washed ashore on New Zealand beaches.
Inspired by woven baskets and also from the curled form of the New Zealand native fresh water shrimp, kōura, which is its Māori name.
Creates a repeating geometric hexagonal pattern based on a snowflake. The light was designed following a trip David made to Antarctica as a visiting artist.
Based on fish traps which are called Hīnaki by Māori. Hīnaki traps were made from woven vines, some in amazingly beautiful forms.
Based on the long slender leaves of the indigenous flax plant or harakeke in Māori that has long been grown for its valuable fibre.