Home office desk and lighting giveaway

Celebrating the launch of our Home Working Lighting collection, we’ve teamed up with hand-crafted furniture brand Less is Better for a special giveaway.

Minimalism in Practice

If you are 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.

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Celebrating iconic British female designers

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2018 the skinflint lighting team round up a few of their all-time favourite female British designers.

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Elegant Silver and copper GECoRay Lights | skinflint

New to the collection are these Elegant Silver and copper examples of rare GEC GECoRay wall and ceiling lights:

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Vintage Art Deco Lighting

Here at skinflint we are big fans of Art Deco and the stylish lighting which was produced in what was actually a relatively short era of design history.

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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.

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Behind the scenes at our recent workshop photoshoot

A short 'behind the scenes' film from our recent workshop photo shoot, showing some of the processes our lights go through from their arrival to the finished product

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The story behind our Dunlop Aerospace Lights

A small part of the story behind our Dunlop Aerospace Lights

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Ozone Coffee roasters

We recently supplied our lighting to East London Coffee Roasters Ozone, check out this short film explaining what they do and sneak a peek at our lovely lights in the background!

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Light Show Hayward | Hayward Gallery | London

Light Show opens at London's Hayward Gallery on Wednesday 30th January and explores the experiential and phenomenal aspects of light by bringing together sculptures and installations that use light to sculpt and shape space in different ways. We can't wait!

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GravityLight- inspirational design for developing countries

Here at skinflint we love clever sustainable design and the GravityLight is both. Offering a real alternative to Africa's ubiquitous kerosene lamps, the only thing it uses is the force of gravity.

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Berndnaut Smilde creating ephemeral clouds

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde's fascination with the ephemeral has led him to master the art of creating his own clouds.

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Fipel Technology

Scientists in Wake Forest University in North Carolina have developed a alternative to fluorescent lighting using polymers.

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No. 001: Prismalux Bulkhead by Wardle

A stop motion video documenting a Prismalux bulkhead during its restoration process.

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Think New: Climate change, Energy, Action

A lovely short animation about changing habits relating to CO2 consumption

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A Brilliant Idea: The LED Story

A beautiful short film, illustrating why LED bulbs are the future, saving the planet energy and CO2, and saving you money.

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Monumental Light: James Turrell's Skyspaces

James Turrell is an artist whose palette is the planet we live on. He makes light monumental and encourages his audience to look 'beyond', to see the extraordinary in the every day.

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