British brands have shaped the world of design, inventing and innovating both lighting and furniture which can be found in the worlds most prestigious restaurants, hotels and homes.
We want to celebrate the storied history of British design, and have picked out five of our favourite British products.
Original 1227 floor lamp - National Trust edition
Introducing the Anglepoise Original 1227 Floor Lamp - National Trust Edition, a limited edition lamp that beautifully combines the iconic design of Anglepoise with the timeless heritage of the National Trust.
Crafted from high-quality aluminum and coated in a soft, matte grey finish, this lamp features the signature Anglepoise spring mechanism that allows for easy adjustability and precise positioning of the light. The lampshade is also finished in a complimentary matte green, inspired by the National Trust's iconic logo.
As a National Trust Edition product, the Anglepoise Original 1227 Floor Lamp is designed with sustainability in mind. It is powered by an energy-efficient LED bulb, which provides bright, warm light that is perfect for reading or working.
Hector dome wall Light
by Original BTC
The light is made from a high-quality ceramic, with a simple yet elegant dome-shaped shade that diffuses light in all directions. Each bone china shade is manufacterured using traditional methods by there skilled team in Stoke-on-Trent. The smooth, curved design of the shade creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, perfect for any room in your home.
The Hector Dome Wall Light is also versatile, with an adjustable arm that allows you to direct the light where you need it most. Whether you're looking for a reading light for your bedroom, a mood light for your living room, or an accent light for your hallway, the Hector Dome Wall Light is a stylish and practical lighting solution.
Dulwich Extending table
by Case Furniture
The Dulwich Extending Table by Matthew Hilton showcases the designer's passion for creating functional yet elegant pieces and is a great example of fine British design and manufacturing. Its slender legs provide ample legroom and the table can be easily extended by pulling the tabletop apart to reveal two concealed leaves, which can be stored underneath.
Crafted with high-quality materials, the Dulwich table features solid wood legs, edge, and under-frame in oak, walnut, or black stain, with a veneered top and leaves. The table boasts a mechanical ball-bearing extension system and a felt-lined under-frame leaf storage.
With the ability to seat 6-10 or 8-12 people, the Dulwich table is a versatile choice for dining and entertaining, and can be paired with other designer chairs for a complete look.
Otis dining chair
by John Green Designs
The OTIS chair by John Green is a timeless classic crafted with a resourceful approach to design, utilizing standard size components and tooling for construction. The flat-pack solid timber frame allows for straightforward assembly without compromising durability, making it eco-friendly and stackable.
With an array of finishes, the OTIS chair is suitable for a variety of settings, including homes, restaurants, and public spaces. Its timeless aesthetic guarantees longevity with proper care, and an upholstered version is also available for added comfort during prolonged seating sessions.
Designed and made in the John Green workshop in York; they take a hands on approach to design, always developing ideas from material exploration and working prototypes.
Ash box light
The Ash box lantern range exudes luxury and durability, crafted in Birmingham with the finest materials by dedicated lighting experts. The Ash Wall Lantern is designed to enhance indoor and outdoor spaces, available in two metal finishes and various glass types.
With filament LED bulbs, it achieves energy efficiency without compromising illumination - the perfect harmony between timeless aesthetics and modern technology.