Paplepel Floor Lamp




All products are hand made to order. Please expect the following lead times:

Standard pieces: 6 – 8 weeks

Custom pieces: 8 – 10 Weeks


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We stir the pots with it – We test our food with it – We discipline with it – We sing with it.

Inherently part of African culture, the humble “paplepel” (wooden ladle). A floor lamp with European influence and a design inspired by Africa…the quite one in the corner shedding light on you book – the Paplepel floor lamp.

The weight of the steel base steadies the lamp while the lamp’s main structure is constructed from 5 pieces of solid wood which also holds the electric cable internally.

Lead time for standard pieces: 6 – 8 weeks

Lead time for custom pieces: 8 – 10 Weeks


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    Occasionally wipe with a soft, damp cloth to avoid accumulation of dust which can act as a corrosive and damage the leather.
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    The wooden ladle, known as the "paplepel," is deeply rooted in African culture, serving multiple purposes such as stirring pots, testing food, discipline, and even singing. Drawing inspiration from Africa, the Paplepel floor lamp combines European influence with a unique design. It stands quietly in the corner, providing gentle illumination for your book. This floor lamp features a sturdy steel base that adds stability, while its main structure consists of five solid wood pieces that also house the internal electric cable.