Which Michelin starred chef is now designing lights? Read on for the latest illuminating news
British manufacturer David Hunt Lighting has launched the Large Ealing pendant. Inspired by simplicity and the rustic nature of puritan style interiors, the understated Ealing pendants are all hand sprayed with rolled edge detailing complete with either antique brass or satin chrome inner finishes. Exterior colours are smoke blue, powder grey or Cotswold cream (image shown above)
The latest addition to the Martin Huxford collection is the Vortex Double wall light. A classically simple design which creates a strong visual presence with its graphic offset arms and suspended shades. The light is available in custom finishes and colours and would work equally well sited each side of a feature doorway or as a series in an entrance hall.
Arteriors has introduced a collection from New York based Workshop/APD. This is Arteriors’ first guest designer partnership with an architecture and design firm. The collection is available online this month with the residential and commercial-grade lighting and decorative accessories meeting the ‘crafted modern’ approach that has defined Workshop/APD’s award winning projects.
The latest addition to Pooky’s growing collection of chandeliers is the Charlotte. Designed to mix and match with shades of all colours and finishes, the Charlotte is a contemporary take on a traditional swing arm chandelier with exposed, adjustable and extendable antique brass arms.
Lighting specialists Innermost, has announced a collaboration with Finnish brand Pilke Light Collection. Innermost are now their exclusive distributor in the UK. The company says ‘while Pilke is not limited to wood it is brilliant with it and has a huge number of options perfect for domestic and contract environments.’
British home décor brand Dowsing & Reynolds has enlisted the help of Michelin-starred chef Michael O’Hare to design a limited-edition collection of handmade porcelain pendant lights. Each shade is individually hand painted by O’Hare, owner of The Man Behind The Curtain restaurant in Leeds. James Dowsing-Reynolds says, “I’ve known Michael for a few years and it’s not just his culinary journey that I’ve been inspired by, but his no-nonsense, rebellious attitude to design and life in general. Anything goes!
“I knew by collaborating with him we’d get something truly unique and by allowing him to have the creative freedom to paint the lights however he felt like on the day, we’d manage to create something raw and remarkable. The lights push design boundaries and I know they’ll be great conversation starters.”
British designer Alex Price introduces the Kyoto accessories collection, his debut range of lighting and homewares. The new capsule range comprises a pendant light and table lamp with spherical clear, opal or smoked hand blown glass shade, plus table mirror and set of two candlesticks.
British Lighting brand J Adams & Co is updating its bestselling Flume collection with a new metal finish. From May, Flume will be available in satin nickel. Predominantly working in brass and bronze, the use of nickel is a first for the company, adding a distinct architectural modernity. Alongside the new finish, the Flume wall light and Flume double wall light have been updated with an IP44 rating making them suitable for bathrooms.