Curiousa at Salone Del Mobile Milano 24

The Wave Chandelier featuring the new Lozenge Wave, Ripple Mezzo & Lozenge Squircle We were honoured to showcase our new lights at the recent Salone del Mobile exhibition in Milan. Esther, our Design Director,  and the studio team collaborated with the designers at Snaidero and Monogramma Studio to create a stunning Wave Chandelier using elements […]

Introducing WAVE II – A Colourful Update to the Award Winning Wave Collection

Above: Wave II Collection by Curiousa This Spring, award-winning British lighting studio Curiousa unveils the WAVE II Collection, a colourful extension of their acclaimed WAVE Collection introduced in 2022. Founder and Designer, Esther Patterson, elevates the collection’s design by introducing textural and bespoke elements, seamlessly melding hand-formed and sandblasted glass with diffused tubular beams of […]

Vintage Siren Wall Lights feature in the new Design Kitchen by Matthew Williamson

  A selection of Vintage and glass Siren Wall Lights by Curiousa feature in Matthew Williamson’s latest project at London’s Design Museum, The Design Kitchen. The Design Kitchen is the new dining spot on the top floor of the renowned Design Museum. Designed by Matthew Williamson working together with Interior Designer Fran Lee, the project […]

The New Maya Collection at Decorex

Curiousa is launching thE MAYA COLLECTION Inspired by Aztec and Mayan graphic fabric patterns and architectural motifs, the stepped geometric shapes of the Maya Collection evoke the silhouette of iconic ancient Mayan temples. These shapes were translated into bone-china components through a creative and organic process from clay on the wheel to slip-casting before then […]

Candy Coloured Creations – Introducing the NEW Glowbule Pendant

  First launched in the summer of 2021, the Glowbules combine the one-of-a-kind aesthetic vision of internationally renowned designer Adam Nathaniel Furman with the technical and design know-how of Esther Patterson, Curiousa’s Founder & Designer. Two years on, Curiousa and Adam have reunited for a reimagined take on the Glowbule Pendant Light, combining the same […]

Curiousa named as a must-see at Clerkenwell Design Week 2023 by Elle Decoration

We are delighted that Elle Decoration has named CURIOUSA in the ‘9 must-visit events at Clerkenwell Design Week 2023’ as part of our presence in the British Collection to be held at the Crypt on the Green. Clerkenwell Design Week takes place between the 23rd to 25th May.  Opening Times: Tuesday 23rd – 10am to […]

Bespoke Wave Chandelier – As Seen in The Pavilion Club Knightsbridge

A bespoke WAVE CHANDELIER takes centre stage in Knightsbridge Members Club’s new mezzanine space. Our in-house design team closely collaborated with design studio Shapes by Lolo to create two show-stopping chandeliers for the new co-working and lounge space at the prestigious Pavilion Club‘s Knightsbridge location. The bespoke chandelier combines three Crest and Cascade Pendants with […]

The Rhythm Ceiling Light – the NEW addition to the Siren Range

Introducing the S I R E N  C E I L I N G  L I G H T S We have reimagined the Siren Wall Light Range for the ceiling,creating a colourful array of layers of hand-blown plates, bowls and dishes. These NEW pendants sit flush against the ceiling, making it the perfect choice […]

Curiousa Win at the Darc Awards

The Wave Collection wins in the KIT – DECORATIVE CATEGORY at this year’s [d]arc awards! Pictured: Founder and Designer Esther Patterson Pictured: Esther Patterson, Simon Moore, George Wooley, Calum Marriott-Manning The awards night was attended by Founder and Designer Esther Patterson, George Wooley and Calum Marriott-Manning from the Design Team, and Master Glass Blower Simon […]

Wave Collection Featured in Elle Decoration

We are delighted to have had not one, but two features in the latest editions of Elle Decoration. First, the Wave Chandelier was chosen by editor-in-chief Ben Spriggs as one of his ‘Things I can’t stop thinking about this month…’ in the February 2023 Future Heritage issue. Also from the Wave Collection, the NEW Wavelet […]

Featured in this Month’s DARC Magazine

We’re so delighted to be on the front cover of DARC magazine. This photo was taken at Decorex 2022 and showcases our new hand-blown glass Crest and Cascade pendants from our WAVE COLLECTION. DARC is a well established and professional trade magazine highlighting Decorative Lighting in Architecture – the perfect platform to illustrate our new […]

Bespoke Hand-Blown Glass Chandelier Commissioned for Derbyshire Grand Designs Project

Click here for the Evening Standard article Catch Curiousa’s hand-blown glass chandelier featured on this weeks’ Channel 4 Grand Designs. Inspired by Curiousa’s classic Catherine Chandelier, our design team worked with couple Mike and Sarah of neighbouring Derbyshire village Kirk Ireton, just a stones throw away from our Wirksworth studio, to create a bespoke chandelier […]

Introducing the Wave Collection: Launching our NEW range of Sculptural Lighting at Decorex International

The Ripple Beam part of the New Wave Collection Introducing the new Wave Collection by Curiousa, seven new striking lights ranging from table lamps and pendants to vertical and horizontal statement sculptural lights. Combining the organic nature of free-blown glass with a modern aesthetic, Esther Patterson, founder of Curiousa, has pushed Curiousa’s technical and aesthetic boundaries marking […]

Lighting for Bathroom, Bedside or Stairwells – the Tutti Pendants

The Tutti Stem Pendant pictured in Yellow Ochre with a Turkish Blue Stem. Photo by Chris Webb. Location by Isabel Cordero   Our latest addition to the Curiousa Collection is the Tutti Stem and the Tutti Globe. Born from a chance experimentation in our studio, Esther Patterson, designer and founder, created them whilst playing with […]

As seen on Channel 4’s Old House, New Home with George Clarke

A Curiousa & Curiousa bespoke 9-drop staircase chandelier featured on Channel 4’s Old House, New Home with George Clarke. If you’ve been watching the new series of Channel 4’s Old House, New Home with George Clarke you might have spotted Curiousa’s lights featured in Jenny & Fadi’s Southport renovation. The Gothic Victorian Villa, is located […]

OUR SUMMER SALE OF GLASS LIGHTING IS NOW ON

  This summer SALE is extra special as Esther Patterson, Curiousa’s founder and designer, has carefully curated a range of stacked lighting pieces specially for the SALE. She’s even created some brand new combinations using various stems, orbs and shades. So now is the time to make the most of our beautiful glass lighting with […]

Take A Look At The Curiousa & Curiousa January Sale

We’ve put together a January sale at Curiousa & Curiousa, so now is the time to make the most of our limited-time offer of 40-50% discounts on a selection of ex-display and slight seconds glass pendants and chandeliers. Our sale includes Cocoons, Antonios, Retros, Classics and much more from our range. All of the fittings […]

Meet The Glowbules: A Future Heritage Collaboration With Adam Nathaniel Furman

Adam Nathaniel Furman in his studio. Photo by Gareth Gardner International designer, Adam Nathaniel Furman and Esther Patterson, designer and founder of Curiousa & Curiousa, bring their skills together to create an exciting set of glass sculptural light pieces called the Glowbules. Adam was invited, with Esther as collaborator, to create their range as part […]

As Seen On Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations…

A Curiousa & Curiousa 10-drop staircase chandelier has found its forever home in this renovated bank in Cornwall. Featured in mid-July on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations.   If you have been watching Channel 4’s Remarkable Renovations fronted by George Clarke, you’ll have been taken on a tour of amazing house renovations around the […]

Kitchen Island Lighting Design

Pictured from left to right: Retros in Purple, Extra Large Traditionals in Slate Grey, Large Rounds in Sky Blue. SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE: THREE OF A KIND This is possibly the most classic and popular choice for kitchen island lighting, and it’s not hard to see why. Three lights provide enough light to create a mood, […]

Curiousa & Curiousa Lights Adorn the Beautiful Rooms of Isabel Cordero Padilla’s Home

Isabel Cordero Padilla’s home was featured in The Observer this week.  She is pictured here in her vibrant dining kitchen; a carefully balanced mid-Century look using leaf greens and yellow ochres, and some fabulous wallpaper by Timerous Beasties In the 31 January 2021 publication of The Observer, Isabel Cordero Padilla’s beautiful home was featured, where […]

Guest Blog Feature: The Joy Of Using Coloured Glass In Lighting Design

Handblown glass making is an art that requires enormous amounts of skill to make the most beautiful of lighting from this amazing material. This month, we’ve got a guest blog post from interior designer Lindi Reynolds who we’ve worked with on a number of projects. I have been working as an Interior Designer in and […]

We’re Loving The Newly Redesigned Martin Moore Showroom In Notting Hill

Martin Moore’s Notting Hill showroom has had a re-fit presenting a reimagining of an old favourite with a New Classic kitchen design   The Martin Moore Showroom in Notting Hill is filled with bright, natural light that emphasises the fresh, contemporary look of the recently refitted kitchen design showroom space. The palette of pale neutrals, […]

New Product Launch Alert! Meet the Cocoon, Silky Elegance & Understated Beauty

Curiousa & Curiousa’s new product launch, the Cocoon light is a beautifully understated elegant design. Photo credit: Chris Webb.   We are pleased to announce the latest addition to our hand-blown glass pendant light range – the Cocoon. This elegant new design has been developed by Esther Patterson, the designer behind Curiousa & Curiousa and […]

Follow Us On A Curiousa & Curiousa Journey Over The Last 10 Years

Curiousa & Curiousa’s Design Director Esther Patterson set up the brand a decade ago, with several key milestones along the way that have shaped the business. We never thought that our 10 Year Anniversary at Curiousa & Curiousa would turn out the way it has under the influence of Covid19 globally.  That said, the brand […]

Ever Thought of Relocating? Join Curiousa & Curiousa in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Curiousa & Curiousa’s Design Director Esther Patterson is pictured here on the left who’s studio is located in Wirksworth, Paula Moss & Maxine Hall of Blackpop are pictured right, who have also made the Derbyshire market town their home. Photo credits – Esther by Jack Bridgland. Max & Paula by Chris Webb.   In our […]

Design Director Esther Patterson Makes The Front Page In May’s Studio Magazine

In the last 10 years, Curiousa & Curiousa’s Design Director Esther Patterson has led the business a long way from its humble beginnings. The Curiousa & Curiousa stand at last year’s Clerkenwell Design Week, housed in Fabric Nightclub, struck a chord with Studio Magazine’s Elspeth Pridham who has featured Design Director Esther Patterson in this […]

Introducing The Isabel Chandelier from Curiousa & Curiousa

Add a touch of elegance to your home with the opulence of the new Isabel Chandelier, born out of a collaborative design process with Design Director Esther Patterson’s good friend, Isabel Cordero-Padilla. We are really excited to announce the latest addition to our hand-blown glass statement lighting chandelier range. Say hello to the Isabel Chandelier! […]

Country & Town House Magazine January 2020: A Slice Of Paradise

Spotted in the January 2020 edition of Country & Town House Magazine is our newly launched Antonio Wall Light. Pictured with Blackpop’s newly launched Paradise wallpaper. We might be in the depths of the winter months and wanting to snuggle back down under the duvet, but the lighter palette of the new Antonio Wall Light […]

Curiousa & Curiousa Celebrate A 10 Year Anniversary in 2020

The image that launched Curiousa & Curiousa! Shot by our good friend and photographer Chris Webb, we never imagined the impact this image would have in helping us launch as a business so quickly back in 2010. These lights went on to win an Elle Decoration Award at Tent London in Shoreditch, and the rest, […]

Christmas at Curiousa & Curiousa

We always look forward to the festive season at Curiousa & Curiousa. The dark winter nights provide the perfect backdrop to our hand-blown coloured glass lights, which take on a magical, joyous feel all of their own. Design Director Esther Patterson says, “I love my work but also know how important it is to take […]

Pied a Terre London’s Michelin Star Kitchen Is a Home From Home

Michelin starred restaurant Pied a Terre on Charlotte Street in London now features this beautifully custom-designed and craftsman-built kitchen by Martin Moore. We have worked on numerous projects with Martin Moore Designs who specialise in custom-designed, craftsmen-built kitchens in large open-plan spaces, but we are stunned by how beautiful this much more intimately scaled new […]

Meet Antonio, The English Cousin To Our Fabio Pendant Light

The Antonio is a stunning glass pendant light that is based on the Fabio, but rather than being blown in Murano is blown here in England by our Master Glassblower. We’ve spent some time perfecting a new design – shown here as a marriage of our Antonio pendant and an oak Deco Wall Light (also […]

Curiousa & Curiousa’s Lights Are Made By Many Hands

Many hours of work go into every piece that leaves the Curiousa & Curiousa studio, with our lighting designs being hand made by skilled artisans to the highest of standards. Since 2010, Curiousa & Curiousa has been producing innovative and original hand-made lights designed by our founder and Design Director Esther Patterson.  We employ the […]

Fabulous Sirens Light Up The Elder Press Café In Hammersmith!

An eclectic array of Siren Wall Light designs adds a wonderful pop of colour to the Elder Press Café in Hammersmith. We recently worked with the talented Kate Guinness to produce lights for a commission she had received to design and fit out the interior of a new healthy eating café in Hammersmith, the Elder […]

Meet our brand new designs at Decorex International 2019!

Curiousa & Curiousa will return to Decorex International 2019 (6-9 October) on stand F160, with a whole range of new products to showcase including this amazing 3 metre high chandelier. We are back at Decorex International from 6-9 October and are really looking forward to seeing how the show goes in its new home of […]

Join Curiousa & Curiousa at Decorex International Next Month

Curiousa & Curiousa debuted this new chandelier featuring new Sculptural Stacked Light designs at the Wirksworth Festival in advance of a launch at Decorex International 2019 (6-9 October) Curiousa & Curiousa debuted this new chandelier featuring new Sculptural Stacked Light designs at the Wirksworth Festival in advance of a launch at Decorex International 2019 (6-9 […]

The Changing Face Of The Malthouse In 25 Beautiful Homes – August 2019

The warehouse brick wall finish has been retained, and the walls are filled with artworks collected over many years. The 25 Beautiful Homes Magazine showcases beautiful British interiors each month and the Malthouse, home to Curiousa & Curiousa’s Esther and husband Paul, was featured in the August issue. Esther’s eye for vintage pieces have helped […]

Spotted! Jamie Oliver IGTV featuring… Our Teardrop Glass Pendants

We supplied this glass lighting design of three Teardrop Pendants for Jamie Oliver some years ago, so it was great to spot it still looking very fine on a recent IGTV broadcast by Jamie recently. Our Insta friend Anna Collette Hunt spotted and tagged us on Jamie Oliver’s most recent video post to IGTV.  Though […]

Esther, Japan & Salon De Favori

Twenty three glass colour samples on display BIG IN JAPAN: SHRINES, SUSHI & SALON DE FAVORI Esther and Paul have now returned from their travels in Japan, full of tales of adventures and photographs of spectacular shrines, amazing sushi and the neon-lit Tokyo night life. Esther explains, “Japan is just such an inspirational country – […]

Milan Design Week at San Barnaba’s Cloisters

Ume lanterns glowing under the courtyard trees Curiousa & Curiousa’s Opening Night at San Barnaba’s Cloisters, Milan We’re so excited for the very first time to be taking part in Milan Design Week, having been invited to dress the I Chiostri di San Barnaba restaurant situated in the magnificent 15th Century cloisters and courtyard of San Barnaba. The opening night drew in […]

The NEW Tor Light

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to our hand-blown glass pendant light range – The Tor Light. This slick new design has been developed by Esther Patterson the designer behind Curiousa & Curiousa and is hand-blown in Derbyshire without moulds, making every piece unique. The Tor Light has a refined look with modern […]

The Guardian’s observer Feature – Behind the Scenes at the Malthouse

  With many designers, their sense of style, imagination and personality continue throughout every area of their lives, and nowhere is this reflected more clearly than in their homes – Esther’s home is a wonderful example of this. This month we were thrilled to have an article in the Guardian’s ‘Observer Interiors’ that featured the […]

English Home New Years Honours List

We are delighted English Home magazine have included us in their New Years Honours List. They love our decorative lights for wet areas and the fact that we’re pushing the boundaries, using colour in bold and new ways and bringing an adventurous spirit to lighting in bathrooms. We’ve been picked out alongside Tamasine Osher and her beautiful hand […]

IP45 Bathroom Light Range and ‘Living Etc’ Feature

“Your bathroom lighting prayers have been answered” We are excited to announce that 75% of our range can now be made to IP45 standards, meaning they can be used in wet areas such as bathrooms (zones 1 & 2) and outdoor areas. By using an enclosed LED G9 bulb and a non-twisted fabric covered flex, […]

Launched at Decorex 2018: Garden Is Sanctuary

Last week we took to London to launch our newest collection at Decorex International. Although seasoned Decorex exhibitors in our fifth year, this collection marked many firsts for us as a company – from our first departure from glass into print and pattern with the Ume Lanterns, to our first lights made outside of the […]

Launching at Decorex International: The Fabio

Designed by Esther Patterson and hand-blown by master glassmaker Fabio Fornasier, our latest light brings the authentic touch of Murano Glass to our collection. The Venetian Island of Murano has been heralded as the pinnacle of glass blowing craft for centuries, and for the last 20 years, Murano glassmaker Fabio Fornasier has been wowing the […]

The Story Behind the Ume Lantern

Photos by Chris Webb Photography The flower garden and the surrounding countryside that provided a lot of the inspiration for our lights over the last year shine through no clearer than in our latest light, the Ume Lantern. In a slight diversion from our signature glass pendant lights, Esther has embraced a different way of […]

Four ways to introduce purple into your colour palette

The crocuses, hyacinths and bluebells are starting to come into bloom in their beautiful shades of purple and indigo. A highly versatile colour, purple can sometimes be overlooked in favour of classic blue and neutral hues, but purple makes a stunning accent colour, and with Pantone’s colour of 2018 being ultra violet, we’re seeing designers […]

Tales from the Far East – introducing our new light, the Japonica

Photos by Chris Webb Photography This beautifully balanced wall light blends vibrant coloured glass with elements of Far Eastern design. Pictured here with our latest colour flex, ‘Cyan’, natural brass arm, and black lacquer wood panel, this light’s strong Oriental influences shine through. To read about the inspiration behind this piece, and to find out […]

Blues and Greens to Bring Spring Indoors

The indoor-outdoor trend over recent years has brought with it a wealth of greens in interiors with houseplants bringing a soothing sense of grounding. Now that spring is here and we are starting to see the luscious greens appear outside we are reminded of how refreshing they can be. Greens have been known to have healing […]

Introducing our new wall light – The Siren

With wildflowers now coming into bloom, colour is the order of the day so what better time to introduce our colourful new light! This playful addition is a striking combination of fine bone china tableware and coloured handblown glass in a mix of traditional and contemporary design – a modern twist on a decorative wall […]

Kitchen Island Lighting Style

In a room where functionality is king, kitchen island lighting is often the place that you can inject a little personality and colour to your design, but with seemingly endless possibilities it can sometimes be tricky to discern exactly how much personality to inject.Perhaps you think installing a chandelier over your kitchen island may be a […]

Derbyshire Collective Café at Decorex

This year sees the 40th Anniversary of Decorex International and to mark the occasion three leading Derbyshire brands will celebrate the excellence and creative heritage of the county by collaborating to curate the main exhibition entrance café. Innovative designers and artisans Blackpop, Curiousa & Curiousa and Royal Crown Derby not only share their Derbyshire base, […]

Decorex International 2017 – Stand A35

Launching exclusively at this years Decorex, Curiousa & Curiousa introduce their new chandelier‘Tiger Lily’. This striking piece hints at our Colonial past with it’s art deco feel and far easterninfluences. Creating a striking yet elegant light that injects an intoxicating blend of luxury, colour and decadence. Curiousa & Curiousa’s designer Esther Patterson commented ‘The tassel […]

The Brains Behind Curiousa

Absolutley London Sometimes you need somone else to write your story to realise just how amazing it’s been. Pendle Harte spent an afternoon with Esther in our Islington showroom and wrote a wonderful piece for Absolutley London. Read her article here. Photograph by Jack Bridgland for Berkeley Magazine

Wirksworth Festival Sale

WIRKSWORTH FESTIVAL 9-10 SEP, 2017 We’re opening our doors once more at this year’s Wirksworth Festival. Not only can you see all our latest designs, but we will also have or once-a-year only offer of up to 50% discount on all our seconds in stock! Now entering our second year here at Haarlem Mill, this […]

Bedtime Stories

How to create a stylish bedroom with colour By Rachel Ogden for Button & Sprung Colour can boost our mood, brighten up grey days and is one of the easiest ways to change the look of our homes – so why are we so reluctant to use it in the bedroom? Neutral schemes still reign supreme […]

Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

Thanks to everyone who visited us at Icon House of Culture at the Fabric building last week at CDW2017. We had a great three days, made over 150 new contacts, launched three new lights and enjoyed some fantastic food and drink! Next up? Decorex at Syon Park, London, 17-20 September

All Roads Lead to Clerkenwell

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 […]

Curiousa at Maison & Objet

We have collaborated with Royal Crown Derby and will be showcasing a selection of our bespoke lights including our Acid Drop Cluster, Caravaggio Chandelier and Tryptyc Orb on their stand at Maison & Objet. Head to Hall 7 stand J166 to have a look. The show runs from the 20th -24th January. The crockery by Royal Crown Derby shown in this image is […]

New Forest Stairwell Chandelier

Rachel Beckett Interiors invited us to design a bespoke stairwell chandelier that spiralled down across three floors, the piece was hung in a stunning location next to the New Forest National Park overlooking the sea and Lymington key-haven nature reserve. The objective for this ambitious project was to hang the chandelier from a skylight positioned above […]

Exclusive Christmas Shopping event – Sunday 11th Dec 2016

As an early Christmas gift to our local supporters and friends we are coming together with Tineke Florists and Timeless Couture and Zest to host a very special event on Sunday the 11th December at our new studio in Haarlem Mills (Wirksworth). As an exclusive offer we have put together a selection of bespoke Christmas […]

Islington Late Night Shopping Event

As an early Christmas gift to Londoners, select retailers and designers based in Islington’s Amwell Street, are coming together to host a special late night shopping evening on Monday 5th December. Bespoke lighting designers Curiousa & Curiousa have put together a selection of limited edition gift boxes each with a beautifully hand-blown glass pendant, including fabric […]

Autumn: The perfect time to work the season into your home

This year, the Hygge trend has taken the interiors community by storm. “Hygge is the art form of creating intimacy in any given moment.” There is nothing quite as comforting as seeing those pictures of blankets, roaring fires, hot baths and intimate lighting. It is the smells, the décor, the lighting and most importantly the […]

Christmas Hours

Today marks the day for our final Christmas orders – that is orders to be placed for Christmas arrival! Though we are still accepting orders and will do our very best to meet deadlines for orders placed after these dates, we can’t guarantee a delivery in time for those festive parties! Our office will be […]

It’s a Derbyshire Life

On Wednesday 2nd November three brands, proudly made in Derbyshire will come together to celebrate the county’s design excellence and creative heritage in the heart of London.  Join us to discover glass lighting skilfully hand-blown by Curiousa & Curiousa, experience elegantly distressed wallpapers, fabrics and furnishings by Blackpop and enjoy festive fizz and luxury local […]

Beyond Caravaggio at the National Gallery

After the unveiling of Caravaggio’s first public commission in 1600, artists from across Europe flocked to Rome to see his work. Seduced by the pictorial and narrative power of his paintings, many went on to imitate their naturalism and dramatic lighting effects. An artist that is still able to stir up emotions from fans worldwide, […]

Christmas Orders

With just over 12 weeks to go until Christmas, we wanted to let you know the deadlines for placing your orders to ensure you can get your pendants hung and taking pride of place at this year’s Christmas parties! Dates for the diary: Bespoke chandeliers and bathroom lights – 18th October Single pendants, 3 or […]

London Design Festival

We’re back in Derbyshire and although a little tired, we can’t wipe the smiles off our faces as we celebrate what has been our best show yet with this year’s Decorex International. The show was a chance to catch up with familiar faces and designers we’ve been in touch with throughout the year, not only […]

A Season for Opulence & Mystery

Its the start of London Design Festival and so what better time than now to launch our new Winter Collection. Embracing autumnal colours and the darkened tones of Winter, the collection celebrates the onset of longer nights and a shift to the indoors, by bringing a sense of warmth, opulence and mystery into our homes. […]

Decorex International 2016

Decorex International is synonymous with luxury, and is internationally renowned for being THE event to discover the very best, and most coveted products from over 400 hand-selected exhibitors. Decorex is the only show that we are doing this year but its a show that is so important to us in understanding the year ahead. Its a […]

Islington Design District Trail

It will be our first year as part of the London collective and we are so excited to be fully immersed in it all! We’ll have bubbles and personalised beers waiting for those making their way around the trail. The Islington Design District launched in September 2014 as part of the London Design Festival to bring […]

Nash at Home

Its that time of year again when we start our build up to London Design Week which means that whilst part of our team are busy behind the scenes preparing the stand for Decorex International, the others are doing what they love most and getting creative at the keyboards putting together the 2016/17 Curiousa brochure! […]

Haarlem Mill – We’re in!

One week on and we officially have a new home in Haarlem Mill. Haarlem Mill, located in the Derbyshire market town of Wirksworth, was built in 1777 by the famed industrialist, Sir Richard Arkwright.  It played a significant role in the birth on the Industrial Revolution as it was the very first mill in the […]

We’re Moving!

Its been quite a year for Curiousa… Not only have we opened up our first London showroom but we’ve been busy with some incredible projects and more customers than ever before! To make space for these changes, we’ve got ourselves a beautiful new home in the form of Haarlem Mill. Just one mile down the road […]

Jamie’s Food Tube

If there is one thing that our team love at Curiousa (apart from lighting of course) it’s food. So you can imagine our excitement every time we tune in to Jamie’s FoodTube and see our glass pendants taking pride of place above Jamie’s head! Jamie Oliver and his stylist, Sarah Tildesley, have supported us ever since the […]

We’re open!!

Its been a while since our last blog but what a month its been! We have OFFICIALLY now opened the doors to our London showroom and can’t wait to show you all around. Last night was our official launch and we celebrated the only way we know how.. By bringing a bit of Derbyshire to […]

By appointment only: The bright lights of London!

We gave you a glimpse a few blogs ago into the photoshoot – our first with Jennifer Haslem. We had such a great day and as you’ll see from the photos, Jennifer really understood everything we’re about. The pops of colour with the yellow accentuate the playfulness and boldness of the lights being launched. The […]

Summer with Curiousa: Soft curves & bold colours

We gave you a glimpse a few blogs ago into the photoshoot – our first with Jennifer Haslem. We had such a great day and as you’ll see from the photos, Jennifer really understood everything we’re about. The pops of colour with the yellow accentuate the playfulness and boldness of the lights being launched. The […]

Ragdale Hall becomes ‘Beautifully Bespoke’

At the heart of everything we do, sits the word ‘bespoke’. A notion that has started to take off and become known by our customers, a notion that shapes the future for Curiousa. We were recently approached by Liz Millington Interiors who as part of the refurbishments for Ragdale Hall, were looking for something a bit different for […]

Lights. Camera. Action.

We’ve just got back from London after a fantastic photoshoot with Jennifer Haslam for our new lights and the 2016 Collections. Having styled our own shoots in the past, we decided to take the leap and work with Jennifer to get a different perspective on set designs and how to achieve those front covers and feature shots […]

The Curiousa Bathroom Collection

We’re so excited to be bringing you our new IP44 lighting range, for zones 2 & 3. Refreshing and alternative options for both bathroom and spa environments, allowing for the inclusion of stylish mood lighting.  There is a wide choice of shapes, including Pear Drop, Strial, Bowl, Teardrop and Round. Each shade is suspended by a […]

Maison & Objet – A Royal Collaboration

Starting off her career creating bone china pieces herself, Esther, founder and designer of Curiousa, is thrilled to be collaborating with the UK’s leading fine bone china manufacturers, Royal Crown Derby. Not only are their collections beautifully crafted and can be traced back to 1750 but they have the same core values as Curiousa, being […]

2016 – Going back to basics

We’ve read some great pieces so far on predicted trends for the upcoming year and are really excited by what we’re expected to see. Below we’ve picked out some of our favourite trends: With this year’s Pantone colours of the year it is widely predicted that pastel colours are to dominate home décor this year. Soft blues, […]