The Lamp Factory, London, maker of fine quality lighting has introduced four stunning new lamps to their range.
Called the brass work collection, it features The Jasper Bar Lamp, the Connaught Double Bathroom Light, the Cambridge Bookcase Light and the elegant Napier Floor Lamp, four distinctive new designs that share the same Lamp Factory values; attention to detail, craftsmanship and quality.
The elegant Jasper Bar Lamp has been handcrafted from a striking combination of solid brass and walnut to provide a sturdy, luxurious statement lamp. The solid brass neck and base feature a beautiful 24 carat, gilt antique gold finish, a special bespoke formula honed from years of development and testing to create the perfect antique gold finish.
The Connaught is well designed, refined solid brass light available in single or double lamp format. The heavily machined, and weighty brass components are equalled by the high quality glass cylinders to create a lamp of real quality and craftsmanship. With a destressed brass finish, the Connaught is a classic bathroom wall lamp for interiors of distinction.
The Cambridge Bookcase Light is a beautifully engineered wall lamp with wonderful wingnut detailing created from a collection of handmade solid brass components. Featuring a destressed brass finish and a repositionable brass shade the Cambridge is a characteristic and functional reading lamp that radiates quality.
The Napier Floor Lamp is the fourth new edition to the lamp factory range, it’s a charming, understated floor lamp featuring a reverse tapered body/neck that flows elegantly into a tripod base. Created from solid brass with a faux antique gilt finish the Napier is a graceful lamp with unassuming beauty.
The Lamp Factory, London is a real success story, Russell Sidney, Managing Director started the business in 2008 in the modest surroundings, following a twenty-five-year career producing high quality lamps for a leading manufacturer. With a strong desire to run his own business and a passion for bespoke high quality lamps Russell made the leap and started his own business.
Today Russell leads an expert team from his factory in Croydon, South London. The factory is a hive of activity with four dedicated workshops; a brass machining workshop, a woodwork shop, metal finishing workshop, and an electrical wiring workshop, with ten highly skilled craftsmen producing lamps of the highest quality. Central to the success of the business is their problem solving skills. Lamp Factory are regularly asked for custom designs incorporating a range of materials, from the simplest of briefs, often from a basic sketch.
‘I love it’
Russell is a man who thoroughly enjoys his work, a ‘hands on’ man who thrives on producing new and interesting designs, whilst very focused on the detail of each lamp. Russell is involved with every aspect of the manufacturing process from the client brief to polishing each lamp before it leaves the factory!
Russell Sidney, Managing Director comments:
‘As we come into our eighth year I’m extremely pleased on how the business is progressing and the high quality of the work my team is producing. Everyday throws up a new challenge due to the requests we get for bespoke designs and solutions, but I can honestly say I love it, coming up with a solution the customer is pleased with gives me great satisfaction.’
Bespoke Designs, Restoration and Conversions
In addition to the range of wall, floor, table and ceiling lamps, the Lamp Factory, London undertakes restorations and conversion work, and are used to the high demands in quality of work this entails. Russell and his team have converted a range of wonderful items into fully working lamps, from buffalo horns to vintage oil cans, and commemorative champagne bottles.
The Lamp Factory’s restoration work involves working with beautiful materials like marble and glass where care and attention to detail are the utmost concern.
The Lamp Factory range of lighting offers traditional designs as well as new and exciting ideas, consisting of table lamps, wall lights, ceiling lamps, and floor lamps. Within these ranges a selection of stunning metal designs can be found, all lovingly produced by skilled British craftsmen.