We’ve been very busy in the workshop this week in preparation for Clerkenwell Design Week.
At this years exhibition we’ll be showcasing three of our brand new lights, as well as putting on an exhibition on 20th Century glass at our neighbouring Islington Showroom.
Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world. To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week has created a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that take place across the area.
You can find us in ICON’s house of culture, stands 22 & 23. The three lights we will have on show are;
The ‘Cordero’ has not been shown to the public before and features more than 30 vibrant glass ‘droplets’. It marries the traditional craft of the glass blower with the flexibility of advanced LED technology to create a stunning, gem-like display.
The ‘Chintz’ pendant range was borne of lead designer Esther Patterson’s desire to ‘Bring Back the Chintz’ which Ikea famously encouraged us all to throw out in their 1996 campaign.
“It’s time to embrace decoration and ornament again” says Esther who is also launching the new ‘Blush’ colour-way to compliment the range”.
‘Lotus Dine‘. Individually free-blown and hand-crafted to order, ‘Lotus Dine’ features three pieces of hand-blown glass, suspended beneath a bespoke, half metre disk of walnut wood.
In our neighboring Islington showroom we’re bringing together a selection of decorative, industrial and utilitarian glass through the decades, with several pieces from Esther’s personal collection which have helped shape Curiousa’s designs today. (Location: 39 Amwell Street, EC1R 1UY)
Studio Opening Times :
Tuesday 23rd May – 12.00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday 24th May – 12:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday 25th May – 1.30pm – 7.30pm