Understanding Venice M

Venice M's collections show an awareness of current design trends but, instead of merely following them, they move them on...

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Understanding Inarchi

Why am I introducing you to Inarchi? Because their lights are beautifully designed and made. Because they give us new, unusual options for installations to go in larger spaces (stairwells, foyers, &c.). And because they are a delight to work with. A rara avis indeed! 

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Lots of new designs from Willowlamp

The creator of Willowlamp, Adam Hoets in Cape Town has released his 2017 collection. Combining metal ball chain with laser-cut stainless steel frames, a wide variety of sensuous, curved shapes can be made. They can be customized in detail and also in size. Even when large, they are not heavy in weight, or heavy-looking. 

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Introducing Vetrart

After the summer break, and the September trade fair season, we’ve got some exciting new brands to share with you!

The first is Vetrart, a glassworks about 50 miles north west of Venice. The brilliant designers of our Nelly and our Sommerso ranges, BrogliatoTraverso, have created for them a contemporary collection.

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The excellence of Czech glass: Dechem Studio and Bomma

What do we look for when we are assessing the design of a glass light?

From the designer, a genuine, real feeling for glass – what makes it unique and what it can do best. As the oldest man-made material, is there will be an awareness of its cultural history? How do they handle the junction of glass and metal?

From the glassworks, the quality of the glass and how it has been worked. Exceptional clarity in clear glass.

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