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Polka Lamps by Plant & Moss


Plant & Moss shot to attention in 2012 with the Akita Desktop Range and this September the young design company will be launching a new lamp collection at the London Design Festival. Continue Reading…

Folded Lamps


Israeli designer Ariel Zuckerman has borrowed the origami principles of paper folding for his series of lamps. Continue Reading…

Old School Electric lamps

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Holloways of Ludlow launched Old School Electric at Clerkenwell Design Week earlier this year.

With a luxurious-meet-industrial aesthetic, these blown-glass pendants are available in four different shapes and filament light bulbs are available that create a lantern like effect. Continue Reading…

Beach Ball Lampshades inject fun into summer


The UK has been suffering from a rare natural phenomenon – summer. The hot weather has left us here at Despoke in a summery mood and we think these Beach Ball lampshades from TOBYhouse are perfect for enjoying that summer feeling all year round.  Continue Reading…

18/34 Lamps by Hugh Leader Williams


Last year Hugh Leader-Williams won multiple awards for the Spun Furniture series, his graduate project at Loughborough University where the young designer was studying 3D Design. Now he has taken this success and launched a new collection of lamps. Continue Reading…

UTREM-LUX recycled lamps


Discarded glass bottles and wood off cuts are used to create these unique lamps. Continue Reading…

Diamond Lights by Joss Barton


Designer Joss Barton has created the Diamond Light, manufactured in Britain and assembled by hand. Continue Reading…

New Designers Part 1

Emilie Osborne

Above: Emilie Osborne

Part 1 of New Designers is now open. Despoke went down to the Business Design Centre to check out some of the graduate work from contemporary applied arts (including ceramics and Glass), jewellery and precious metalwork and One Year On. Continue Reading…

Bake Me a Cake lamp for Northern Lighting

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This playful lamp for Northern Lighting is inspired by the story of a mother who bakes a cake with a file in it to aid her son’s escape from prison. Continue Reading…

WorkHouse Fold Lamps


The WorkHouse collection has worked with British glass designers, Rothschild & Bickers, to create the Fold lighting collection. Continue Reading…

Alya Light for NEMO Cassina


Italian designer Gabriele Rosa designed the Alya light for NEMO Cassina. Translating from Arabic as dynamism and lightness, the Alya light has a delicate form with LED lights inserted into the natural curves of the extruded aluminum body.  Continue Reading…

Handmade Dutch lamps from M.OSS


M.OSS is a new brand form Netherlands based designer, Marcel Ossendrijver. The Trumpet, Pixoss and Helmut lamps are all handmade in the studio at the designer’s home. Continue Reading…

Light Emitting Furniture for Natevo


These surprising designs are by Thesia Progeti, for an innovative furniture project, Natevo. Continue Reading…

Icefox by Light Years


Danish Lighting brand Light Years was showing Icefox, designed by Nicholai Wiig Hansen at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week. Continue Reading…

Top Picks from the House of Detention: Merve Kahraman


Above: Revitalizer II by Merve Kahraman at the House of Detention

The Revitalizer lamp is designed by interior and industrial designer Merve Kahraman.  Continue Reading…

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