Collections

  • Philips Street lanterns Philips-Streetlantern-off© 2013 The Vintage Designers found a serie of old Dutch street lanterns from aluminum. After polishing the body, fitting in new armatures, blasting the caps and making a custom made ceiling bracket, the New versions of the Philips street lanterns were born. Available in a single, double of triple version.   Check out our webshop for availability.   Read more about this collection
  • the Vintage Designers the Vintage Designers© 2013 The Vintage Designers is a collaboration between Joram Barbiers (Barbiers Originals) and Stef van der Bijl (vanderBijl design & interior). Joram and Stef search all over Europe to find unique vintage objects which they redesign into furniture and lighting. Each designs comes with it’s unique story. Read more about this collection
  • Time Traveller’s Watches camera watch collection©2013 The Time Traveller’s Watch Collection are watches made from antique camera lenses. All functions like shutter, aperture and timer have been restored and are fully functional. Although it does not make pictures anymore, these are the beautiful gadgets and the proof that this camera has taken many pictures during it’s life trough WWII. Inside the lens, a brand ... Read more about this collection
  • The Forest Collection lampjes©2013 The Forest Collection includes 3 designs: The Twig, The Acorn and the Truffle. The Twig is made from chemical tank nozzle, The Acorn is made from a spot that originally came from the Cinerama in Amsterdam and was found in the basement in 2000. The Truffle was found in a steel factory on a hidden shelf, and must have been lying ... Read more about this collection
  • Poison Me Collection cover©2013 The Poison Me Collection are lamps made from antique vaporizers. These tanks were found on the Dutch and French farmer sides. The copper tanks have been polished on the inside and left original on the outside. the bottom has been cut out and a lightbulb has been installed. These lamps have been inspired by old stargazers and ... Read more about this collection
  • Squirtmaster Collection squirtmaster©2013 The Squirtmaster Collection are made from antique fire engines saved from the Dutch scrapyards. After years of hard and dirty work, the fire engines got undressed from their red paint and their aluminum, copper  and even bronze bodyparts have been polished. What once was the mouth that squirted water, is now the luminaire for antique ... Read more about this collection
  • Chickmaster Flashdrill Collection aurowa chickmaster side©2013 One of the most sexy desk lamps from our collections: the Chickmaster Flash Drills. These antique aluminum drillingmachines have been polished and are redesigned into desklamps. With the original button you can turn the lamp on and off. These machines used to be the proud tool of every man. Now, after years of hard working and getting ... Read more about this collection
  • Cookmasters Collection cookmaster side and rear©2013 The Cookmaster lamps are made from old copper boiler tanks cut diagonally in half.  The inside has been polished, the outside looks really raw due to heating and moister during years and years. These boilers were rescued from the Dutch scrapyards. Check out our webshop for availability. Read more about this collection
  • New Collection ‘Reinventing Past into Future’ now for sale! aurowa chickmaster sideThe New Collection ‘Reinventing Past into Future’ has been made from antique objects which has last their functionality and materials found on the scrapyard. The Collection includes: The Squirtmasters, floor lamps made from antique professional fire engines The Chickmaster Flash Drills: Desk lamps, made from antique drilling machines The Poison Me Searchlights / Starwatchers: lamps on floor stative, made ... Read more about this collection
  • Surgery Light Collection DSC8403-1024x681 © 2005-now The Surgery Light Collection is a on-going collection of redesigned antique surgery lights. All lamps have a working focus adjustment so that the light can be changed from a wide angle to a narrow beam. The lamps have been sanded and mirror-polished, to unveil the naked skin of the material. Floor lamps have been ... Read more about this collection
  • the Sew Me Collection sewing machine lamp © 2012 The Sew Me Collection is a limited collection of redesigned antique sewing machines. The antique sewing machine is a true icon, which has lost his function nowadays, vanderBijl design & interior brings back the old icon into interiors by redesigning the sewing machines into wall and desk lamps. The Collection includes: sewing machines as wall- or ... Read more about this collection
  • Mangle Tables Mangle table © 2012 The Mangle tables have been made from the chassis of art deco mangle machines. The chassis has been cut in the middle and stretched with 200 cm (6.5 feet) to create a long dining table.  The tables can be finished in rust or polished steel, The table tops can be made from old wood or ... Read more about this collection