It all started here

It all started here

Made by Hand re-launched the classic workshop lamp in 2014 after a year of preparation and with special attention to the honest material and the manufacturing process in Denmark in small workshops.


In the heart of Denmark's serene countryside lies a tale of tradition, craftsmanship, and timeless design. It's a narrative that begins with the glow of a workshop lamp, casting its light on the diligent hands of craftsmen, and evolves into a beacon of modernity while honoring age-old techniques. This is the story of the Workshop Lamp Collection by Made by Hand - a tribute to authenticity, quality, and the artistry of Danish artisans.

Rewind to 2014, a pivotal year marked by meticulous preparation and unwavering dedication. Made by Hand embarks on a journey to resurrect the iconic workshop lamp, a symbol of craftsmanship and functionality. With a deep reverence for honest materials and the quintessential Danish manufacturing process, the team delves into a year-long dialogue with local craftsmen, immersing themselves in the nuances of technique and quality.

After countless hours of collaboration and refinement, the Workshop Lamp emerges from the workshops of Denmark, reborn and revitalized. Each lamp is a testament to the unwavering commitment of skilled artisans, their hands imbuing every curve and contour with a sense of purpose and pride.

Today, the Workshop Lamp stands as a pinnacle of quality and versatility, offering a spectrum of 16 vibrant colors and finishes to suit every taste. From the understated elegance of lacquered hues to the timeless allure of polished aluminum and copper, each variation tells a story of craftsmanship and attention to detail.

Designed by A. Wedel Madsen

But beyond its aesthetic appeal lies a deeper connection to Danish heritage. Designed by the visionary A. Wedel-Madsen, the Workshop Lamp embodies the fusion of modernity and tradition - a bridge between past and present. In the 1950s, it illuminated the workshops of craftsmen, serving as a steadfast companion in their pursuit of excellence.

Metalwork lies at the heart of this narrative, with the idyllic countryside of Denmark serving as a backdrop to the intricate process. Skilled metalworkers, steeped in tradition, harness both traditional tools and modern machinery to breathe life into each design.

As the Workshop Lamp Collection continues to illuminate spaces around the world, it remains a testament to the enduring legacy of Danish design. Rooted in tradition yet infused with innovation, each lamp is a celebration of authenticity, quality, and the timeless allure of handmade craftsmanship.