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The incredible Bubble Light range - DELICIOUS

I have always loved the simplicity and sophistication of the White Bubble Light range....They are totally timeless and work in almost any type of home or scheme.This home...another Cambridge cottage, and owned by Annie & Paul, proves that these fitting work beautifully, even in an 1880 workmans cottage.The rest of the lighting compliments each space really well.They work in ultra modern or mid-century inspired spaces just as well...Dont be afraid to mix them with more traditional fittings eleswh...

July 7, 2017


November 10, 2016

At home with Jay-Jay Harvey

Fantastic article Jay-Jay - So happy your iO Pendant light is your new fave thing :-) ...

October 29, 2016

Sakura @1422 Maungatautari

Thankyou Barabara for trusting us to light up some of your glorious retreat....... It is breathtaking. Sakura@1422 Maungataurtari has a profound effect on you, I am sure many souls will be restored. ...

September 17, 2016

Scott House

There are not enough superlatives to describe Duncan & Mary Scotts beautiful home. On a hill looking out over the gorgeous Horahora countryside......Designed and built to be a classic, generous, comfortable and enduring family home..... We were lucky enough to be asked to help with design and supply of lighting. Thankyou so much to Mary & Duncan for the opportunity - what you have created is just devine. ...

September 4, 2016

Toro Kitchen & Bar

Wonderful use of gorgeous coloured glass Mr Ralph Apothecary Tear Drop Pendants Jo Goddard from Scope Interior Design has used them very successfully @ Toro Kitchen & Bar +

August 27, 2016

St Kilda Wetlands - Herewini home

We really love this home - Brilliant mix of warmth and classy modern finishing. Plus an incredible location. Lisa and Dean have done a stunning job - It must be a great place to live. Fabulous design by LAD Architecture - The pendants are from Mat Mcmillan - Cluster of iO Flute Pendants over the dining table and a lovely singular drum in the entranceway. They are handmade using a very organic and relaxed feel to the space. ...

August 5, 2016

St Andrews Church - The Parish Hall - Cambridge NZ

If you have driven through Cambridge you are bound to remember the incredible Church on the corner and its gorgeous buildings.....It is truely magnificent. We were lucky enough to be asked to come up with some lighting concepts for the Parish Hall adjacent to the Church....Our amazing designer Kat studied the history of this iconic building, work began in 1931 and it is resplendent in all is Arts and Crafts glory to this day. A number of ideas were submitted and the Church committee agreed o...

July 29, 2016

Leven Concept Store - 33 Empire Street, Cambridge

If you are ever in Cambridge or online needing something that little bit different for your home or a gift, you absolutely have to take a look at LEVEN......Kath Pilcher has grown this little seed into sometihing truely remarkable..She has managed to cram it full of the most lovingly sourced, unique and beautiful products...gorgeous clothing and shoe labels, gifts, baby wear and just about everything cool for your home...Leven occupies a grand old Mid-century building @ 33 Empire Street.....and ...

June 10, 2016


Mr Ralph Lighting and KOTI open tomorrow for the first time from the new warehouse space in Paeroa - 2a Seymour street...right behind the L&P Cafe...10am-4pm every Sunday...We would love to see you there xxx ...

May 28, 2016

Loving our new space in Paeroa

We cannot wait to re-open Mr Ralph Lighting in Paeroa on Sunday 29th May......Sharing the space with KOTI furniture is so exciting - Paeroa is buzzing on a Sunday with amazing antique and retro shops to visit along with the Mr Ralph & Koti Warehouse...Lunch at The Refinery is an absolute must! Mr Ralph have a new shipment of lights arriving just before we reopen and there will be some great warehouse specials too - see you soon at 2a Seymour Street (behind the L&P Cafe) on Sunday 29th Ma...

May 14, 2016

On the move

Mr Ralph is on the move. We have some exciting business and personal changes that we would love to share. A personal move over to Waihi Beach has meant a search for a great location for the Mr Ralph Warehouse... somewhere within reach of the beach, but also an easy drive for our amazing customers, who travel from all over the top of the North Island to see our lights in "real life" The business is also growing and there is a need for far more space to store product! this way waiting times ...

April 8, 2016

New NUD Tube Collection - Foil and Rail

We have just received samples of the two new tube shaped pendants from the amazing Swedish brand NUD...and quite simply they are AMAZING - we were already madly in love with the solid Copper Tube pendants...and now the addition of Aluminium and Brass/Gold has completed the range, these lights are so very versatile/timeless and we custom order them for you with the exact cord colour you love - they arrive 4 to 5 weeks later This is what NUD have to say T...

October 30, 2015

Mr Ralph Designed Chandeliers

Chandeliers were used as early as medieval times, using multiple candles together to produce enough light or lumen into a space. This need we have for good quality light in certain areas of our homes is still relevant today...In large rooms or rooms with high vaulted ceilings a singular lampholder or pendant will not produce the light required. Chandeliers over the centuries have provided us with the ability to maximise the output by collecting lampholders together - As trends have changed we ...

October 20, 2015

Mr Ralph + Leven *

We are thrilled to finally be open in our new beautiful space, very excited to be sharing the place with our old next door neighbour and friend Leven. There is so much more space here for us to spread out, grow our range and showcase the products the way they should to be. For the Mr Ralph team there are some exciting new additions to the product range, and we will be loading these gems into the online shop over the next couple of days, If you see any images that you love, email us in the mean...

September 13, 2015

Barkers Menswear Queenstown - Beautiful Store

We are thrilled to see the stunning design of the new Barkers Queenstown, amazing how their chosen Mr Ralph Lighting solutions work in the space. They used three of the Vintage White Three Shaded Pendants and one of our lovely New and Old Floor Lamps. ...

June 4, 2015

Mr Ralph showroom is soon to be on the move!!!

We are very excitied about our pending move to a bigger showroom on the 1st September this year, still off the mainstreet on Empire Street...but across the road and up a bit! Our lovely little showroom at the end of the Centreway Arcade, 14 Empire street has been the most incredible venue to grow our local business and to provide people with a place to view everything for real! It is Bijou and pretty cute, BUT we cannot branch out and showcase the fittings the way they deserve to be presented....

May 26, 2015

Rachel talks about how RocketSpark, Vend and Xero integration is working so well for Mr Ralph

When we embarked on starting an e-commerce business back in 2013, it was slightly daunting choosing a website provider, then figuring out how to link this to showroom sales and then feed all this through to my accountant! Well we found the perfect partner in Rocketspark..their DIY e-commerce offering was not only incredibly affordable but the software was intuitive and easy to use. We managed to develop the whole site in record time and have gone from strength to strength with utilising Ven...

May 19, 2015

Introducing the Mr Ralph team

Mr Ralph are a small and friendly team who are incredibly passionate, knowledgeable and obssessed about all things lighting. We are very fortunate to have a great skill base in our team to draw on, and most importantly we LOVE what we do. Providing our customers with the very best service, skilled lighting advice and beautifully innovative products is at the heart of what we do each day. It all started when I left a role as a General Manager for a large Sales and Marketing company back in mid ...

March 31, 2015

Utilising our new ceiling roses and ceiling plates with multiple outlets

There are so many amazing ways that we can cluster or assemble multiple pendants together....this can create beautiful design effects, and also provide much needed functional lighting on mass to serve a practical purpose...either way you will need ceiling fittings that match the style you are wanting to create Small and elegant ceiling roses are available now with 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 outlets and cord grips...this allows for the sort of display shown above and below...

February 7, 2015

Textile cord - we offer an amazing range of coloured cord, transform the most ordinary light fitting instantly

Colour and texture is to be revered this season.....Simple forms changed forever by coloured cord are so so exciting. We love the fact that old and loved lighting can be given a massive "face lift" with the easy addition of a new cord...Or you can bring in something totally new and brighten up a dull space ...

June 19, 2014

Contemporary Lighting Trends for 2014

Warmth and Glow are the feelings that are conjured up when you see the new lighting trends coming through for 2014.....We have been stainless steel and silver crazy for so long that this is a welcome change. Muted and yet full of character are the tones coming through, not just pale golds and yellows but for the first time in years purple and pale pink are going to be presented to us in an array of styles.......It is our job now to start to source some great items to match this mood! ...

March 27, 2014

Pendant Lighting a lasting trend

It is interesting that not so very long ago most modern homes were fitted throughout with recessed ceiling lighting only , needing floor/table lamps to create not only design statements, but the ambience and atmosphere that only lighting can generate! Wow how times have changed, we have gone back to appreciate the importance of different lighting solutions for different situations. Pendant lighting provides us with the ability to break the monotony with style, and one of the best things about th...

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