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
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
Beautiful images of the derelict interior of the Pirelli Factory and warehouses in Burton On Trent.
Posted by: Sophie 21.05.2013
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
I've always got time to look at some nice cabins.
Posted by: Eddie 24.10.2012
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
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
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
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
Holophane began to manufacture prismatic shades pretty much at the birth of electricity. Prismatic shades break up and spread the beam of light into a myriad of beams using prisms, making a lower voltage bulb a more effective light source.
Posted by: Sophie 29.10.2011
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 20.10.2011