A Shade Above has been supplying handmade, bespoke lampshades to interior designers, architects, specifiers and the lighting industry throughout the UK and around the world since the mid-1980s. They supply domestic, hotel and contract markets offering the highest quality contemporary and classic shades in all designs, sizes, fabrics and finishes. Stretched, gathered, pleated, laminated and basic card shades are all made to your exact specifications.
An important resource for Interior Designers and discerning clients, Nushka has its own fabulous collection of vintage sari silk lampshades, Indian Khadi silk and plain Turkish linen and cotton. Recently added to the collection are the highest quality cotton and silk Ikat designs which are produced by hand and dyed with vegetable dyes. All fabrics are exclusive and only the best quality used. A bespoke service is available for lampshades of any size in your own choice of fabrics.
Anthropologie celebrates innovation, creativity and good design. Their look combines artfulness with vintage quirky. The lifestyle shops offer clothing, shoes, bags, jewellery and the latest in home design: furniture, beds and bedding, tableware, bathroom and interior accessories including cabinet knobs, rugs, candles, curtains, lighting, wallpaper, books and garden ornaments - from pots to tents. There's an imaginative selection of table and floor lamps, lampshades and pendants with a fresh and original look.
All of Besselink & Jones' shades are hand made using traditional techniques by their own dedicated shade makers. They use hand-spun, hand-dyed Honan silks from China. Different weights and colours are mixed together in pleats, lining and edging to create a variety of effects. There are over 80 different types of trim including colourful assortments of braids, fan edges and fringes to embellish the shades. Other textures like plain card, hand-painted card, oiled or crackled parchment add to the multitude of choices available.
London based lampshade makers, Caroline B Designs, create bespoke, high quality handmade lampshades. A lampshade recovering service is also offered and clients are welcome to visit the Richmond studio for ideas and inspiration, with an array of silks, linens and trims to choose from. Having over 12 years experience making both hard and soft shades for the interior design profession as well as domestic clients, they are specialists in their craft.
Copper & Silk's tailor-made custom lampshade service is fast, reliable and now available online. Quality is second to none. Custom shades are purchased regularly by top interior designers to furnish the most beautiful properties in the world. With over 70,000 possible combinations of fabric, size, shape and finish in the range, there is something suitable for any setting.
Elstead Lighting is one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of decorative lighting in the UK. The Elstead collection has over 2,500 models, including chandeliers, pendants, wall lights, table and floor lamps, bathroom, outdoor and landscape lighting. In the spring of 2018, Elstead developed an in-house shade making facility to work alongside their existing manufacturing site in Alton, Hampshire. This includes a bespoke shade service with 250 different fabrics to choose from.
Jim Lawrence hand-make all their lampshades in their Suffolk workshop using linens, fine silk dupion, cottons, simple parchments and contemporary textured fabrics, in a huge choice of styles and sizes - from tiny tapered candle shades to extra-large cylinder shades, with straight or sloped sides across the styles, including rectangular, square and elliptical. If you cannot find a suitable shade in their classic collection of over 1000 of their most popular designs, why not try their extensive Made To Order selection where you can choose from over 9000 custom made design ideas. They also offer bespoke lamp shade-making service, including in customers' own fabrics, as well as shades for European light fittings.
Classic French florals and Oriental inspired designs are Kate’s signature looks, all printed on pure linen in England, along with a small collection of beautiful plains, velvets and cottons, complementing the wider range of patterned and striped linens. Sold by the metre or made up into cushions and lampshades and more. Also handmade floral wallpapers printed in England, to accompany the Kate Forman fabric range.
Melina Blaxland-Horne's exquisite, statement lampshades and cushions in bold and interesting texture, colour and pattern with contrast backing. Stunning Ikats and Irish linen in a choice of 45 colours. Plus lampstands produced in any finish to clients' requirements. There are currently three ranges: Ikat, Notting Hill and Monochrome- all hand-made in England with exceptional attention to every detail.
Colourful bespoke lampshades made from vintage and one- off fabrics so each design is a limited edition. Recently launched, a collection of lampshades in silk fabric that can be repeated and can be made to order with custom colour trims. Both collections are available in sizes from 14” – 22” The lampshades are part of the Penny Morrison Accessories collection - a treasure trove of finds that includes handmade ceramic lamps, limited edition cushions in vintage fabrics, hand-painted colourful ceramic tableware and slipper chairs and ottomans upholstered in handwoven throws and vintage Suzanis.
Samarkand’s stunning collection of lampshades and lamp bases is designed to illuminate, complement and enhance any style. Whether it’s the cool and crisp feel of a beach house or the rich and romantic ambience of an English country house, their lampshades bring a distinctive quality to every room in an extensive range of sizes. Inspired by the classic ‘English’ look and by travels across India, Africa and Central Asia the collection brings together the vibrant and the eclectic, reflecting the stories of craftsmanship from across the world. Included is a selection of vintage kantha quilts, cushions and suzanis. A fully bespoke service is also offered.