Graypants’ Latest Lamp Collection Steals the Show

We're mad for the SoDo studio's Kerflight series

By Lauren Mang August 19, 2014


This article originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of Seattle magazine.

The Kerflight Ripley pendant ($335), an artful mix of shadows and light slivers, comes courtesy of SoDo conceptual design studio Graypants. The hanging fixture has a curved, almost triangular shade that’s been constructed from three sheets of recyclable corrugated cardboard made flexible with a series of cuts called “kerfing” (hence the name). Go for a natural aesthetic and let the cardboard side sing, or reverse the shade to reveal one of three colors: white, black or a reddish-orange lava hue. The nipped and carved Kerflight lamp collection features two table lamps ($335–$385), a wall-mounted sconce ($345) and another, more cylindrical hanging pendant ($295), all designed in Seattle and handmade here and in Holland. Let there be light, indeed. Available at, or contact directly: 206.420.3912,


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