Toru

Toru

About Toru

Introducing Toru, a stunning pendant light that combines the elegance of modern design with the natural beauty of our award-winning feature light Navicula. The light's unique three-sided shape is our third pendant light inspired by microscopic diatoms and is named after the Te Reo Maori word for "three".

The light adds an element of sculptural nature as it can be installed either horizontally or vertically. Crafted from high-quality materials, the Toru pendant light is built to last and features intricate designs that reflect the beauty of the Triceratium diatoms. The light's three sides create a mesmerizing twist that interplays light and shadow, providing a warm and welcoming glow that's perfect for dining tables, lounges, foyer, reception or as a corner statement piece.

The Toru light is versatile enough to fit in any space, from the living room to the bedroom, and it can be easily installed on any standard E26/E27 lamp/bulb. It's modern design and beautiful craftsmanship make it a standout piece that will complement any decor. Illuminate your space with the Toru lampshade, inspired by the natural beauty of microscopic diatoms.

  • Emits beautiful shadow patterns.
  • Shipped in environmentally friendly packaging.
  • Easy assembly at home via PDF or online video.
  • Installation either horizontally or vertically.
  • 12 Standard colour options (custom colours on request).
  • Comes with suspension wire (if the size is applicable), cord and bulb holder (and ceiling canopy for North American orders).
  • E26/E27 lamp/bulb required, see more info here.
  • Intended for dry interior spaces.

Kitset Design

Kitset Design

Shipping as kitset vastly reduces the harmful effects of moving items around the globe. On average our kitset lights are 1/40th the size of an assembled one.

Easy Assembly

Easy Assembly

It's easy to assemble your light via an online video and paper instructions included in your kitset. Take a look at our assembly videos to see how it's done!

Warmth of Wood

Warmth of wood

We select the best plywood makers to source material from for our lights. Wood is a beautiful material that brings nature indoors, making a space feel warmer and relaxing.

Made in New Zealand

Made in nz

Aotearoa (or New Zealand as it's known globally) is a beautiful, lush green country, powered by predominantly green energy. Kiwis are known as inventors, great sportspeople, world-class filmmakers, environmentalists, record-breakers and also for world leading art and design!

Available in Colours!

Colours

This light is available in our full colour range! From bone-like white to bright popping colours (including Black) selecting colour for your light can bring your space to life!

Cleaning the Coastlines

Sea

A donation from each sale of this light goes directly to Sustainable Coastlines who will use it wisely on projects focused on looking after our oceans.

Regenerating Waterways

Giving Back

One New Zealand native tree is planted for every three lights sold through our permanent partnership with the Maraetōtara Tree Trust. This trust is local to us, thus we can visit the positive effects our customers are contributing to!

About

Introducing Toru, a stunning pendant light that combines the elegance of modern design with the natural beauty of our award-winning feature light Navicula. The light's unique three-sided shape is our third pendant light inspired by microscopic diatoms and is named after the Te Reo Maori word for "three".

The light adds an element of sculptural nature as it can be installed either horizontally or vertically. Crafted from high-quality materials, the Toru pendant light is built to last and features intricate designs that reflect the beauty of the Triceratium diatoms. The light's three sides create a mesmerizing twist that interplays light and shadow, providing a warm and welcoming glow that's perfect for dining tables, lounges, foyer, reception or as a corner statement piece.

The Toru light is versatile enough to fit in any space, from the living room to the bedroom, and it can be easily installed on any standard E26/E27 lamp/bulb. It's modern design and beautiful craftsmanship make it a standout piece that will complement any decor. Illuminate your space with the Toru lampshade, inspired by the natural beauty of microscopic diatoms.

  • Emits beautiful shadow patterns.
  • Shipped in environmentally friendly packaging.
  • Easy assembly at home via PDF or online video.
  • Installation either horizontally or vertically.
  • 12 Standard colour options (custom colours on request).
  • Comes with suspension wire (if the size is applicable), cord and bulb holder (and ceiling canopy for North American orders).
  • E26/E27 lamp/bulb required, see more info here.
  • Intended for dry interior spaces.

Dimensions

1100mm(43") Horizontal

Width: 1085mm (43”)

Height: 445mm (18”)

Depth: 380mm (15”)

Weight: 1.4kg (3lb)

Packaging

1100mm(43")

470mm x 175mm x 135mm (19” x 7” x 5”)

Volume: 0.0111m3 (0.39ft3)

Weight: 2.3kg (5.07lb)

Lamp

E27 / (E26 USA) - max. 60W(Not Supplied)

Materials

Bamboo Plywood

Powder Coated Aluminium

Nylon Clips

Finishes

Bamboo

White (one or two sides)

Black one side (inside or outside)

Black two sides

Pink

Blue

Orange

Red

Aqua

Lime

Custom

Installation

1100mm/43": Cordset 2m/10ft

Sola Pendant Lighting Designer David Trubridge New Zealand Bamboo Plywood Lights 0002 Sola 1600 4436

How do I choose a light?

Not sure which light to buy? We can give you some advice about designs and sizes. Our lights are a larger than other options on the market, and are intended to be large features. Being thin plywood, they look much smaller once they are installed too and our clients often say they'd wished they'd gone slightly bigger. Read our full FAQ section by following the arrow below.

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Need a bit more help? Our main range of kitset lights come in different colours and sizes. Sometimes the options can be too hard to choose. Our inspiration gallery will hopefully clear up any doubts in your mind by offering imagery from a wide range of possible lighting situations.

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Simply scan the code (iPhone) or select Google Lens (Android) in your camera options. This will take you directly to the AR experience. To change size, go back to our website and select a different size and repeat.

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