Jackalberry Ring Lamp

By Ernst Mittermair and Darren Myburgh

Designer

Ernst Mittermair and
Darren Myburgh

Woodcrafter

Ernst Mittermair and
Darren Myburgh

Tree

African Ebony

Common name

Jackalberry Tree

 

Jackalberry Ring Lamp

The repeated circular shapes forming the lampshade creates interesting light patterns for a soft and gentle ambiance in your living room or bedroom. The outer edge of the Jackalberry slab has been preserved to create natural, elegant rings of light and patterns. The floor lamp exceeds modern expectations by combining functionality with sculptural art.

DESIGNERS

Darren Myburgh: This young and inspiring designer studied industrial design at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. After completing his studies, Darren spent a year as an FGASA (Field Guide Association of South Africa) field guide – and this is where his love and appreciation for nature developed into a yearning to work with wood. He was destined to meet Gys Potgieter, who was soon fascinated and impressed with Darren’s passion for craftsmanship and design talent. This remarkable partnership in Kuni has realised Darren’s dream of designing unique, one-of-a-kind and high-end furniture.

Ernst Mittermair: The matumi desk is exceptionally versatile and can be used in many settings. The circular slab transforms it effortlessly from a desk into a meeting table or a luncheon corner. With its attractive shape, it can be placed in the centre of an office or study. Two different wooden slabs were used and joined together with doggy-bone inserts to prevent splitting, and it also adds a modern, quirky touch. The oval-shaped legs are cut from solid wood and connected with a beautiful interlocked panel of matumi strips.

THE JACKALBERRY TREE

DESCRIPTION

Family: Ebenaceae

The jackalberry varies from a shrub to a large tree with a long straight stem.

WHERE ARE THEY FOUND?

The tree is found throughout Africa and most commonly grows in the savannas.

THE WOOD

The wood is hard and heavy with a fine grain, and very suitable for floors, high-quality furniture, cabinets, musical instruments and turnery. The trunks are also used to make canoes.

INTERESTING FACTS

The wood is characterised by knots and ranges in colour from light reddish-brown to very dark brown – which makes it a lovely wood to create intricate carvings.

ELEVATION DRAWINGS

PHOTOGRAPHIC ANGLES

  • Angle 1
  • Angle 2
  • Angle 1

    Angle 1

  • Angle 2

    Angle 2

OTHER PIECES BY DARREN MYBURG

  • Jackelberry Dining Table
    JACKELBERRY DINING TABLE
  • False Thorn Dining Table
    FALSE THORN DINING TABLE
  • Camphor Bench
    CAMPHOR BENCH
  • CAMPHOR Bench
    CAMPHOR BENCH
  • Camphor Server
    CAMPHOR SERVER
  • Jackelberry Server
    JACKELBERRY SERVER
  • Matumi Coffee Table
    MATUMI COFFEE TABLE
  • False Thorn Coffee Table
    FALSE THORN COFFEE TABLE
  • Leadwood Coffee Table
    LEADWOOD COFFEE TABLE
  • Wild Olive and Glass Coffee Table
    WILD OLLIVE AND GLASS COFFEE TABLE
  • Matumi Side Table
    MATUMI SIDE TABLE
  • Matumi Side Table
    MATUMI SIDE TABLE
  • Matumi Shongololo Bench
    MATUMI SHONGOLOLO BENCH
  • Jackalberry Server
    JACALBERRY SERVER
  • Wild Olive Bench
    WILD OLIVE BENCH
  • KUNI Platters
    KUNI PLATTERS
  • Jackalberry Ring Lamp
    JACKALBERRY RING LAMP
  • Coat Stand
    COAT STAND
  • False Thorn and Resin Table
    FALSE THORN AND RESIN TABLE
  • Jackalberry S Shaped Dining Table
    JACKALBERRY S SHAPED DINING TABLE
  • Jackalberry Dining Table
    JACKALBERRY DINING TABLE
  • Rosewood Stainless Steel Bench
    ROSEWOOD STAINLESS STEEL BENCH
  • Rosewood Stainless Steel Dining Table
    ROSEWOOD STAINLESS STEEL DINING TABLE

OTHER PIECES BY ERNST MITTEMAIR

  • Jackelberry Dining Table
    JACKALBERRY DINING TABLE
  • Matumi Desk
    MATUMI DESK
  • Matumi and Leadwood Cocktail Table
    MATUMI AND LEADWOOD COCKTAIL TALBE
  • Matumi and Glass Coffee Table
    MATUMI AND GLASS COFFEE TABLE
  • Matumi Side Table
    MATUMI SIDE TABLE
  • Matumi Coffee Table
    MATUMI COFFEE TABLE
  • Matumi Oval Table
    MATUMI OVAL TABLE
  • Matumi Round Dining Table
    MATUMI ROUND DINING TABLE
  • Matumi Dining Table
    MATUMI DINING TABLE
  • Matumi Ring Desk
    MATUMI RING DESK
  • Jackelberry Ring Lamp
    JACKELBERY FLOORLAMP
  • Kiaat Coffee table
    KIAAT COFFEE TABLE
  • Jackelberry S Shaped Dining Table
    JACKALBERRY S SHAPED DINING TABLE
  • Jackalberry Dining Table
    JACKALBERRY DINING TABLE
  • Rosewood Butcher Block
    ROSEWOOD BUTCHER BLOCK
  • Wild Olive Campfire
    WILD OLIVE CAMPFIRE

OTHER PIECES IN COLLECTION

  • Matumi and Steel Dining
    MATUMI AND STEEL DINING ROOM TABLE
  • Matumi Shongololo Bench
    MATUMI SHONGOLOLO BENCH
  • Round Matumi Dining Table
    ROUND MATUMI DINING TABLE
  • Matumi and Steel Server
    MATUMI AND STEEL SERVER
  • Wild Olive and Glass Dining Table
    WILD OLIVE AND GLASS DINING TABLE
  • Matumi leather and granite desk lamp
    MATUMI LEATHER AND GRANITE DESK LAMP
  • Camphor Bench
    CAMPHOR BENCH
  • Jackalberry Trestle Server
    JACKALBERRY TRESTLE SERVER
  • Jackalberry Trestle Dining Table
    JACKALBERRY TRESTLE DINING TABLE
  • Camphor Trestle Server
    CAMPHOR TRESTLE SERVER
  • Leadwood Buffet Server
    LEADWOOD BUFFET SERVER
  • Matumi and Steel Side Server
    MATUMI AND STEEL SIDE SERVER
  • Matumi and Steel Coffee Table
    MATUMI AND STEEL COFFEE TABLE
  • Matumi Side Table
    MATUMI SIDE TABLE
  • Oval Matumi Dining Table
    OVAL MATUMI DINING TABLE
  • Matumi Side Table
    MATUMI SIDE TABLE
  • Matumi Coffee Table
    MATUMI COFFEE TABLE
  • Matumi Side Table
    MATUMI SIDE TABLE
  • Jackalberry Ring Lamp
    JACKALBERRY RING LAMP
  • Coat Stand
    COAT STAND
  • Kiaat Coffee Table
    KIAAT COFFEE TABLE
  • Jackelberry S Shaped Dining Table 1
    JACKALBERRY S SHAPED DINING TABLE
  • Rosewood Butcher Block
    ROSEWOOD BUTCHERS BLOCK
  • Rosewood Stainless Steel Bench
    ROSEWOOD STAINLESS STEEL BENCH
  • Rosewood Stainless Steel Dining Table
    ROSEWOOD STAINLESS STEEL COFFEE TABLE

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