Our factory range is inspired by 20th Century task lighting used to illuminate the workshops of great industrial countries. The original designs were purely functional; for example, the cutouts in the Coolicon shade were originally designed to help cool the the high wattage bulbs used in that period.
We admire this utilitarian aesthetic, adapting it slightly to suit contemporary interiors. Its simplicity and functionality reflects modernist styles of lighting, while its heritage and detail give an air of antiquity. This combination creates the perfect range for domestic and commercial interiors.
Designed as task lights, these shades focus most of the light downwards, making them ideal for use over kitchen work surfaces. The Coolicon cutouts add interest by casting striking light patterns onto the ceiling above the shade. This unique characteristic also makes the shade suitable for atmospheric living areas or bedroom lighting.
The Small Factory shades are influenced by antique Mek Elek designs. The unique shape of the shade makes it the perfect task light, which is why we have also mounted it on our wall fixtures. These simple brackets are adjustable to allow for directional light, ideal for use as reading lamps in homes, hotels or offices.
We offer these shades in a range of hard wearing finishings. We use a powdercoating process for our coloured shades because it is long-lasting. This is a process commonly used by the military as the durable finish is almost impossible to scratch.
Our factory lights are 100% manufactured in England. Like all of our lighting, we assemble it to order, allowing you to customise it to perfectly suit your interior. This range includes the three sizes of Coolicon and a matching wall light, as well as the Small Factory Pendant and Factory Wall Lights. All of these fixtures are available in various metal or powdercoated finishes.
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