Founded by award winning designer Pei Li in 2017, Ori Home rediscovers ancient craftsmanship from around the world and reimagines them for modern interiors. From lighting pieces which incorporate traditional Chinese embroidery to cushions inspired by the folklore, Li scours the globe for the finest in contemporary homeware before applying his own unique touches. Translated into Italian, Ori is the plural of gold, and Li likens his handmade collections of luxury homeware as lost treasures from around the globe.
// Coral Royale
This award winning design is a combination of satin finished brass and skilfully embroidered red coral will always be a look synonymous with beauty. Corals have been regarded as a status of wealth and opulence, its motif has been used in decorative textiles for centuries around the world. Inspired by these traditional motifs, this lamp emotes the feeling of warmth, sea life and nature in a contemporary context.
// Interlocking Lotus
The intricate embroidery features a visualised Chinese proverb, “The lotus root may be severed, but its fibered threads are still connected.” This expression is used to describe how important family ties are, the lamp is exquisitely adorned with a delicate, hand embroidered silk panel. The light globe sits elegantly atop the silk panel, which ensues a captivating ambience.
// Deco Crane
The composition of this lamp is inspired by one of Michelangelo’s iconic paintings - “The Creation of Adam”. The crane represents nature and the hand symbolises humanity. The crane is positioned at a higher level because mankind is always fascinated and inspired by nature. It also shows our coexistence with nature as one cannot challenge the balance between the two elements.
The hand embroidered design is created by the most skilled of artisans, it is finished off with a Deco inspired shape, with a touch of veneered cobalt blue bird’s eye maple, which maximises the elegance of the illumination.