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A SELECTION OF RECENT COVERAGE
 

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KITCHENS, BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS: FEBRUARY 2017

Light Show: Efficient lighting is absolutely key in the kitchen- and these latest designs will highlight task areas as well as create an intimate glow for dining.


 

 

RECLAIM: ISSUE ELEVEN

Fresh Greens: Pure and natural, green is the colour of the year for 2017. Here are some of our favourite vintage and recycled pieces to help you bring a sense of the outdoors inside. 


 

RECLAIM: ISSUE EIGHT

Reclaim Edit: From industrial salvage to floral print vintage, here are a few of our favourite finds.


 

 

PERIOD LIVING: NOVEMBER 2016

Set The Mood: Make your home warm and welcoming this autumn with the soft glow of a statement table lamp.


 

 

I: FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER 2016

How to... Buy vintage lighting: If you've fallen in love with a retro lamp, make sure you're not in for a shock with our guide to getting the light right.



 

 

MANOR SOUTH WEST: LATE SPRING 2016

Let there be light: From their base in Penryn, Skinflint Design are doing more than simply upcycling discarded light fittings – they’re preserving a piece of our industrial heritage. 


 

 

RECLAIM: MAY 2016

Reclaim Edit: Reclaim has searched high and low for the finest reclaimed and repurposed items for your home. From vintage gems to luxury upcycled designs, here are a few of our favourite finds.


 

STUDIO: MARCH 2016

Products, Lighting: We speak to six very different UK lighting companies about their products, their plans and the market for lighting. 


 

 

GRAND DESIGNS: FEBRUARY 2016

 Reclaimed features can add character to a building project, but you’ll need a good nose to track down the best products.


 

 

SELFBUILD AND DESIGN: JANUARY 2016

Kitchen Lighting: Creating the mood. 


 

 

UTOPIA KITCHEN AND BATHROOM: JANUARY 2016

News: These oxidised pendant lights from Skinflint’s Oxide collection will give your kitchen a classic, industrial vibe. 


 

 

METRO: DECEMBER 8TH 2015

 Give kitchen chic the green light: Reclaimed from Hungarian signalling lights, these Skinflint pendants are so original. It’d be OK to get all four for the kitchen, right?


 

 

ELLE DECORATION: NOVEMBER 2015

Skinflint for Heal’s: experts in salvaged vintage lighting, Sophie and Chris Miller , founders of Skinflint, are passionate about refurbishing classic pieces from the past. They have created a limited-edition collection of ten reclaimed designs that will be available exclusively at the new Heal’s lighting showroom in West London.


 

 

LIVING ETC: SEPTEMBER 2015

Ideas to Steal: Soften an industrial aesthetic with shots of zingy orange and bold 3-D pattern.


 

 

TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE: SEPTEMBER 2015

Design Notebook: Leading lights Skinflint Design specialises in sourcing salvaged 20th -century lighting, mainly from Eastern Europe – think 1950’s Czechoslovakian machinist lamps and German rail-station lights. Each piece is refurbished to modern technology standards and ready to use. 


 

 

KITCHENS, BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS: SEPTEMBER 2016

Ask the expert: Sophie Miller, co-founder of reclaimed lighting specialist Skinflint Design, has some top tips for illuminating your kitchen. 


 

 

HOMES & ANTIQUES: SUMMER 2015

 Shoreline Style: Mix old and new to create a relaxed coastal vibe that’s perfect for summer living.


 

 

LIGHTING: APRIL 2015

Salvage Garden: In the second installment of our two-part feature on reclaimed light fittings, Martin Tomlinson considers their provenance in our abandoned, industrial past. 


 



LIGHTING: FEBRUARY 2015

Heavy Metal: Over-engineered, overpriced and all over our bars and restaurants, why are luminaires and incandescent lamps the hottest things in lighting this year?


 

 

COUNTRY LIVING: JULY 2015

Fresh coastal charm, create an uplifting summery look in your hoe with a stylish seaside scheme. 


 

 

STELLA: JUNE 14TH 2015

Stella Loves: All of the pieces by lighting brand Skinflint Design are vintage finds that are painstakingly restored to their former glory. We love this 1970s Czechoslovakian cut glass pendant. 


 

 

PERIOD LIVING: JUNE 2015

Vintage Buys: Industrial origin, This British factory lights was salvaged from a Pirelli Tyres warehouse, and is paired with an early German street lighting bracket. 


 

 

LIVING ETC: MAY 2015

A Life in Design, Mike Stiff, co founding partner of the innovative architecture practice, explains why lighting, storage and glazing are key in a modern home. 


 

 

GRAND DESIGNS: APRIL 2015

Tales of the Unexpected, An unpromisingriverside plot with limited access, found by particularly unusual means, has yielded a perfect family bolt hole with expansive estuary views. 'Style Finder: Choose colorful accents and sleek finishes to recreate the look of this waterside home'.


 

 

HOMES AND ANTIQUES: APRIL 2015

Whether it’s industrial lights, machinist stools or coat rails from nuclear bunker, mid 20th century industrial fittings have made a transition to covetable pieces for the home.  


 

 

ELLE DECORATION: MARCH 2015

Pendant lights take center stage in any room, so pick one that has personality. Skinflint’s ever-changing selection includes industrial metal lamps by British brand Revo ad a variety of Art Deco opaline glass lights. This elegant teardrop design would look perfect hung in a bathroom. 


 

 

PERIOD LIVING: NOVEMBER 2014

Style notes. Use bright prints and classic buys to emulate Peta and Ivo’s Interior. 


 

 

COUNTRY LIVING: OCTOBER 2014

Emporium, create a cosy and autumnal feel using rich, warm tones and nature-inspired motifs combined with rustic furniture and artwork. 


 

 

HOUSE BEAUTIFUL: OCTOBER 2014

Light Show: Artfully placed use this vintage reclaimed power station wall light to highlight a favorite picture. 


 

 

PRODUCTS IN PRACTICE: OCTOBER 2014

Antiques light show:….the oldies are always the goodies-something that’s obviously been picked up by the guys at Skinflint, who’ve swapped ‘Life’ for “Light’ and been going around finding disused WWII airstrips.


 

 

TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE: 20TH SEPTEMBER 2014

Home & Design, Design notebook


 

 

COUNTRY & TOWN HOUSE: SEPTEMBER 2014

Design notes, news and inspiration from the world of interiors. Featuring Skinflint’s Flight collection. 


 

 

PERIOD LIVING: SEPTEMBER 2014

Emulate the vintage feel of Rob's living room by mixing retro and industrial style pieces.  


 

     

 

HOUSE BEAUTIFUL: SEPTEMBER 2014

Sociable Space, This relocated kitchen has plenty of space for all the family; Get the look: Thirties light from a welsh chapel. 


 

 

LIVING ETC: MARCH 2013

The Perfect Individual Kitchen: Create a space that’s as beautiful as it is efficient with tips from design experts. 


 

 

ELLE DECORATION, OCTOBER 2013

25 of the Best Online Shops. All kinds of reclaimed and salvaged 20th century lighting. If you can't see what you’d like online, Skinflint will try sourcing it for you – however unusual you request. It can also modify lights to suit specific requirements. 


 

 

LIVING ETC: NOVEMBER 2012

Decorating with Denim: Layer smart, tailored furniture and geometric textiles upon a distressed denim-style backdrop for tough and ready urban style. Copper lighting lifts the look.