Many thanks to Francesca Colussi who has tracked down the designer of the beautiful shades. Her name is Ana Kras - this is her site :
Here are a couple more images of the lamps. There are lots of other beautiful pieces on Ana's site.
Friday, 25 January 2013
I love these lamp shades. They are very simple - just coloured yarn wrapped around a wire frame. The result is beautiful - the light leaks through the fibres and the effect is like colouring with a felt-tip pen.
Tuesday, 8 January 2013
A couple of months ago the celebrated furniture designer Matthew Hilton came to visit us at the studio. We were in complete chaos, in the midst of packing up orders... but clearly he could picture beyond the sea of cardboard boxes...
Matthew's furniture is effortlessly elegant... really strong contemporary design. Here is the Quail's Egg blanket looking at its most sophisticated, sitting on his beautiful Hepburn bed, with the Marker thrown over the gable wall.
And again, folded on the writing desk. I love the confidence of the lines and the real affinity with the materials in all of Matthew's work -