The Tikau Light Collection was born in the collaboration of the company Tikau, Tikau Share NGO, Finnish designer Ilkka Suppanen, SAAS Instruments and the artisans of a small remote village in Odisha, India. The lamps were designed to help a poor and socially excluded untouchable community by providing them livelihood – and fair income hand in hand with the Tikau Share association’s humanitarian program.
Size: height about 16 cm and width about 20 cm
Tikau is a Finnish company, which combines Scandinavian design and Indian handicraft traditions with the vision of employing and empowering the artisans of rural India. The word Tikau comes from Hindi and stands for sustainable and durable.
The collection consists of handmade home décor and clothing accessories for everyday wear. Our luxurious materials and products are hand processed and designed to be sustainable in terms of the environment, quality and aesthetics. Ecological considerations are at the root of our designs: Local environmental friendly raw materials include bamboo, organic cotton, non-dyed wool and banana fiber. Most of our products are non dyed or use natural dyes and the use of handmade processes minimizes energy consumption.