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Inspiration to the Haus Light

For a long time we've had a vision of a sleek, uniformly diffused, suspended LED light. 

Our experimentation with different materials, diffusers and light sources have drawn their inspiration from a visionary in the architectural industry.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe pioneered the phrase 'less is more', pushing the boundaries of modern architecture in his time.

We too believe in this mantra and have drawn inspiration from his legend in our conceptualization and design of the Haus Light.


The body of laser cut steel is bent and welded in our Durban...

140 West Street Sandton - Part I - The Neuron

Earlier in August 2017 we installed 2 Custom made Neuron Light fittings in the new Hogan Lovells Law Firm offices at 140 West Street, Sandton.

Arkivio Neuron Light

Arkivio Neuron Light Side

Arkivio Neuron Light Front

These 2 Neurons each hold 16 Warm Glow Frosted LED Lamps and stretch 5.2m in length x 1.4m in width. The Neuron Structure is held in tension between a system of Brass Electroplated Steel, which conceals all electrical connections in a seamlessly integrated organism.

Part II of this installation is on the 14th Floor of the new commercial...

Launching the Breezy Floor Fan

As our South African summer approaches, we've been working on a funky Floor Standing Fan for those looking to embrace summer with a splash of colour.



The Breezy Fan measures in at 23cm Diameter and stands 50cm from the floor, available in 3 colours; Pink, Green and Matte Black


See the Online Store for more product information

Launching the Lick Mirror

Our intention with the Lick Mirror was to introduce a touch of Surrealism into this mirrors design, through the combinations of multiple pop colours and the resulting personalities which are made possible.


The bright tongue and crest colours give 15 possible variations to this fun, vibrant piece.

See the full range here