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9 British Lighting Brands to Make You Swoon

Decorex are delving into the world of illumination and sharing nine top British lighting brands, highlighting those with swoon-worthy styles and unmistakable finesse. Discover some of our favourite products and collections of theirs and how each company came into fruition. 

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In Britain, we are home to a large pool of quality design brands – you can find anything from furniture and fabrics to wallcovering and accessories. But it is our lighting brands that have really come into their own over the last century. This area of the globe has been blessed with a plethora of lighting manufacturers and designers who are delivering fresh designs each year. 

Discover our ultimate list of British lighting brands, they're guaranteed to make you swoon!

1. Cameron Design House

2. Haberdashery

3. John Cullen Lighting

4. Kansa Lighting

5. Original BTC

6. Pooky

7. Tom Kirk Lighting

8. Studio Arcform

9. Tigermoth Lighting

Cameron Design House | Halti Light Collection

1.       Cameron Design House

Cameron Design House is an award-winning British bespoke sculptural lighting company based in London. Over the years they have become synonymous with unique, contemporary design and refined craftsmanship.

The Halti Light collection from Cameron Design House combines individually handblown glass spheres that are held in place with brass fixtures. The overall effect is that of a string of pearls that fall gracefully from the ceiling. This chandelier is a sculptural lighting piece with plenty of contemporary flair – making any interior feel immediately more elegant. 

Haberdashery | Sand & Sea Lighting Collection

2.       Haberdashery

Haberdashery is an award-winning London based design studio focused on the perpetual appeal of light, they deliver bespoke sculptures and contemporary collections.  

One of our favourites is Haberdashery’s Sand and Sea Collection, which contains delicately suspended clear crystal and moongold ripples arranged to create bespoke sculptural installations. The materials they use manage to replicate these symbiotic landscapes and form a dazzling centrepiece to any room. This particular collection can be modified depending on its purpose, the experts at Haberdashery are always willing to help their clients’ vision become reality. 

3.       John Cullen Lighting Ltd

John Cullen Lighting’s core philosophy revolved around the belief that lighting can enhance the enjoyment of a space dramatically. Their designs are award-winning and much loved amongst designers.

The Penne IP Rated Bathroom Light is a ceiling mounted ribbed bathroom light pendant ideal for either side of a mirror in a bathroom, with frosted glass that produced a softer lighting effect. Don’t let the simple design fool you, it’s the details and quality of the materials used within it that make this item so special. 

4.       Kansa Lighting

Over the last 38 years Kansa has become a leading designer of decorative lighting and glass panels, whilst manufacturing other interior items such as stained glass.

The Jackson Prismatic Globe Pendant comes in both copper and black finished, each one as sleek and contemporary as the other. Clear glass globes emulate a pleasing light across the room where this piece is fitted. 

Original BTC | Fin Lighting Collections

5.       Original BTC

Instantly comfortable and unassumingly elegant, Original BTC designs and manufactures lighting for domestic and contract interiors.

The ivory linen shade of the Fin King Table Light casts a soft light in the space it is adorned, creating beautiful shadows on the intricate hand slip-cast base. The overall look of this table lamp is contemporary, but it would sit beautifully in a range of settings due to its classic shape. 

6.       Pooky

Pooky is all about beautiful, decorative lighting. Their light collections cover a range of styles and can fit into a multitude of settings.

The Nellie Table Lamp from Pooky is a very neat and elegant shape, involving a long and slender neck. This lighting collection has several lovely colour glazes to choose from. Meanwhile, their Ned Standing Lamp involves a beautiful, polished marble base, which is topped off with two solid disks of antiqued brass. Use this for reading or for positioning over a corner table to create a lovely ambient glow. 

Pooky | Nellie Table Lamp

7.       Tom Kirk Lighting

Based in South-East London, Tom Kirk Lighting specialise in the design and manufacture of decorative light fittings for residential and commercial interiors.

Tom Kirk’s Flute Wall Light IP44 in Polished Gold is available in both polished chrome or gold finishes, both create a chic a warming effect and would blend in with a range of styles and interior schemes. 

8.       Studio Arcform

Founded by Steve and Jenny Hughes, ARCFORM was launched from a passion to create modern British lighting and sculptured designs that make an impact.

The stunning ‘Arc’ 7 Pendant Light Cluster  from Studio Arcform, celebrated British lighting brand, is a perfect example of simple yet tasteful design. This version comes in a brushed brass and matte black finish – guaranteed to elevate any interior setting. We simply love it!

Tigermoth Lighting | Left: Compass Chandelier Right: Silver Chain Chandelier

9.       Tigermoth Lighting

Tigermoth Lighting are known for their immaculate statement lighting, handcrafted from the finest materials, made to order in England.

Discover their elegant Compass Chandelier in Bronze with Alabaster, featuring shades hewn from solid alabaster. The soft opalescent shade is offset by the clean contemporary lines of the hand-grained metalwork. This wit sit beautifully in a dining room or elegant living room, acting as a subtle centrepiece.  

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