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Skinflint meets: Cambridge Imprint

We catch up with Claerwen James, Ali Murphy and Jane Powell – the faces behind Cambridge Imprint and chat all things design, inspiration, and collaborations.

Posted by: Sophie 04.07.2017

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Minimalism in Practice

If you’re looking to take your own home from maxed out to minimal, it can be difficult to decide what should stay and what should go - here are some tips.

Posted by: Suhayl 21.06.2017

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Skinflint Meets: Mini Moderns

Read more from Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire, founders of interiors brand Mini Moderns, on their influences and favourite lights from the Skinflint collection.

Posted by: Sophie 30.05.2017

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Skinflint meets: Rohini Wahi, founder and editor of The Beat That My Heart Skipped

The next in our series Skinflint Meets features journalist Rohini Wahi. Rohini is the founder of design and inspiration blog The Beat That My Heart Skipped and new Indian-inspired lifestyle brand Napeansea.

Posted by: Sophie 11.04.2017

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Skinflint meets: Sophie Bush, founder and editor of Warehouse Home

Today we start a new series on our blog in which we catch up with influencers from the world of interiors. First up is Sophie Bush, founder of Warehouse Home.

Posted by: sophie 13.03.2017

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Hallway lighting design ideas

Helpful ideas and tips for your hallway lighting scheme from the lighting designers at Skinflint

Posted by: Sophie 07.11.2016

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Kitchen Lighting design ideas

Helpful ideas and tips for creating your own kitchen lighting scheme from the lighting designers at Skinflint

Posted by: Sophie 21.10.2016

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Top interiors and design blogs | Skinflint

At Skinflint we keep an eye on beautiful inspiring design blogs, looking for everything from furniture to textiles and we’re always on the hunt for the rare and unusual.

Posted by: Sophie 12.09.2016

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Style inspiration from our new collection of opaline glassware:

With the nights drawing in and shorter days just around the corner, we have put together a selection of images from our recent photoshoot to give you some styling ideas for our Autumn Winter 2016 collection of white opaline glass lights:

Posted by: sophie 05.09.2016

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Lighting in Bathrooms, understanding IP Ratings

We are often asked about bathroom lighting. The fact of the matter is that it's not as straightforward as I Like that light, I'll buy it for my bathroom. Something called an IP rating is rather important in a bath or wet-room. But just because you have fallen for a light that is not IP rated it does not mean you can't use it in your bathroom.....

Posted by: Sophie 09.11.2015

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New photography at Skinflint

A selection of our latest lifestyle photography, featuring in addition to our own lights and props, papers and books by Cambridge Imprint.

Posted by: Sophie 07.07.2015

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Spring Summer Collection 2015

Posted by: sophie 25.02.2015

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The Concrete apartment in Nagoya Japan

One of our recent projects is The Concrete Apartment in Nagoya, Japan: designed by Keiichi Kiriyama of Airhouse Design Office.

Posted by: sophie 20.11.2014

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The Pyestock story

The latest collection from the Skinflint workshop comprises entirely of lights from one specific location: The National Gas Turbine Establishment, known simply as Pyestock, it was the place the jet engine as we know it was nurtured and grew to supersonic speeds.

Posted by: Sophie 05.03.2014

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Pyestock in pictures

A selection of incredible images from the Pyestock site.

Posted by: Sophie 05.03.2014

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Cockenzie in pictures

The team at Skinflint were thrilled to salvage the majority of the lights from the former power station at Cockenzie in Scotland. Here we present a small collection of images of the Power station's monumental exterior and evocative interior.

Posted by: Sophie 04.11.2013

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Holophane Decay

This shot was taken pre-referbishment. This particular fixture was from the National Turbine Test facilities at Pyestock, Fleet, UK. Circa 1950.

Posted by: Ed 19.06.2013

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Pirelli Factory Warehouses

Beautiful images of the derelict interior of the Pirelli Factory and warehouses in Burton On Trent.

Posted by: Sophie 21.05.2013

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Inspiring Desk

This is a desk titled 'Homework' designed and built by Tomas Kral. Tomas Kral is a product designer based in Lausanne in Switzerland.

Posted by: Eddie 27.02.2013

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Winter's Here.

I've always got time to look at some nice cabins.

Posted by: Eddie 24.10.2012

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A holiday amongst the trees

Nestled in the trees of Sweden's Harads are these five unique tree rooms forming the Treehotel. Each room and it's interior has been individually designed by leading Scandinavian architects and designers.

Posted by: Sophie 22.03.2012

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Interior of an icon- redesigning the Airstream

Here at SkinFlint we are big fans of the Airstream, here are some lovely and unusual creative solutions for the interiors of this iconic caravan.

Posted by: Sophie 13.02.2012

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Caravantastic- an off grid 'micro-home'

Glenn Grassi is a theatre designer who has just made his first foray into micro home construction, this is the result....

Posted by: Sophie 27.11.2011

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Eames: The Architect and The Painter

We can't wait for this fascinating portrait of Charles and Ray Eames to be released in the UK. As we can't see the full film, here's a little preview.

Posted by: Sophie 15.11.2011

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