SideBySide is a robust duo, born from the main trunk of a leafy plane tree. Two versatile slices that work as a lamp and also provide a generous side table, because adaptability and versatility are part of the grammar of our aesthetic language, which serves the motto: Illuminating decorating.
The production process, entirely manual, involved, in addition to the creative aspect, the treatment of the wooden trunk, as well as the choice, production and assembly of accessories.
The trunk started by being peeled. It then took a cleaning pre-sanding, followed by a finer and more refined sanding, which makes the surface smooth to the touch. This was followed by insecticide, fungicide, anti-termites and anti-weevil treatment. After these procedures were completed, the trunk was given a pore-covering product, followed by a final sanding. The wood is finished with a natural beeswax finish produced by Light It Be.
Respecting the capricious nature of things, in particular wood, and liking it for that very reason, for having its own moods, it was consciously chosen not to shape, trim, level or saw the trunks according to production, aesthetic or others. We were the ones who turned, adapted, invented and reinvented around each challenge, around each trunk, around each unevenness, crack or knot. Because all wood is already beautiful by nature. Because where some see flaws or defects, we only see beauty.
All Light It Be products are the result of many hours of dedicated manual work, resulting in unique and unrepeatable pieces of enormous quality and unparalleled aesthetics. Produced by hand and with passion, in a handmade and sustainable way, each Light It Be is a useful object of enormous decorative value.
SideBySide lamps use an E27 black plastic socket, mounted on a black metal tube that ends with a brass union. Most of the pieces used reinvent the first functionality of each component, because there is a lot of life and originality beyond the obvious.
Maple wood trunk, Brass, Iron, Natural beeswax, Black cotton fabric and Swivel castors with brake.
Dimensions and weight
Base – Maximum height (without castors) 24,5 cm | Maximum diameter 49 cm
Approximate weight - 10 kg
Base – Maximum height (without castors) 22 cm | Maximum diameter 49 cm
Approximate weight - 9 kg
Black cotton fabric cylindrical lampshade – Height 25 cm | Diameter 40 cm
Electric cable length – 2 m
Lamp - Total height (with castors) 1 m
Lamps not included. Bulbs used in the photo – LED 5W, E27, 470 lumens