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Heal's Festival of Light 2017

With its dedicated lighting showroom on the ground floor of the central London flagship store, Heal’s has gained a well-earned reputation as a prime destination for beautiful and well thought-out decorative lighting.

Welcome to the new Anglepoise® London Studio

What fun to have a permanent base in a central London food and drink destination (one co-established by Sir Terence Conran, no less) in the heart of the Clerkenwell design district? Well that’s exactly what has happened to the Anglepoise London Studio. Just over a month ago in May, we packed our bags at or co-working space in Second Home and moved lock, stock and barrel into this iconic Turnmills site, now home to British themed London eatery, Albion Clerkenwell.

Celebrating the Great British Summer with John Lewis

As if there weren’t enough reasons to visit the nation’s favourite department store already, John Lewis is currently in the throes of a summer-long ‘National Treasures’ campaign, shining a spotlight on the best of British life, design and culture.

Anglepoise® at Euroluce 2017

We are pleased to present a preview of new collections to be launched this year at international lighting exhibition Euroluce at the Salone del Mobile in Milan from April 4th - 9th. 

Anglepoise® + Paul Smith - De Stijl Centenary

In the design and fashion worlds, boldly combining large planes of plain primary colours with black and white — an effect often described as ‘Mondrian-esque’ — has long held a strong appeal. Take Yves Saint Laurent’s 1965 Mondrian shift dresses, inspired by the abstract paintings of Piet Mondrian, or, more recently, Vladimír Ambroz’s Moving Mondrian bookcase for Amosdesign.

Anglepoise® Christmas Gift Guide 2016 - Gifts for the design conscious

Struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for the design aficiando in your life? Panic not; my family is riddled with people who will only give house room to the most beautiful things so I have had plenty of practice sourcing presents that are chic, elegant and fashion forward. Here are my suggestions for this festive season.

Anglepoise® makes its debut at Carl Hansen & Søn Japan

Established in Denmark in 1908, Carl Hansen & Son continue a tradition for producing outstandingly crafted, high quality furniture that lasts and all this at a reasonable price. So we’re justifiably proud to see our Anglepoise® lamps beautifully showcased at the Carl Hansen & Son’s flagship showroom in Tokyo, Japan. 

Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection launch

Margaret Howell did Anglepoise® proud at the official launch of the Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection at their flagship Place de la Madeleine shop in Paris, staged as part of Paris Design Week. The new Seagrass and Saxon Blue colours chosen by the designer for the Type 75™ Anglepoise® desk lamp, complement the existing Yellow Ochre Edition to create a stunning 3-piece Anglepoise® + Margaret Howell Collection. 

University Essentials - Back to school guide 2016

September is here, which means that students up and down the country are already thinking about what to pack in their bags for the new term. Deciding what to take and what to leave behind can be tricky, so we have compiled a list of essentials. From the best desk lamp to the ultimate back pack, these are the items that every fresher needs.

Soho House launches Soho Home Online Shop

If you’ve ever had the good fortune to visit one of the Soho House Group’s super-stylish yet relaxed private members’ clubs, you’re sure to have coveted some of the carefully selected pieces that create the unique Soho House ‘home from home’ feel. 

Adopt an Object & support the new Design Museum

When in 1989 Sir Terence Conran and Stephen Bailey opened the Design Museum in a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames our eyes were opened just a little bit wider to the marvelous world of contemporary design and architecture. 

A New Era for Portsmouth's Aspex Gallery

Anglepoise® was pleased to donate to Aspex an Original 1227 Giant floor lamp which stands proud in the entrance space, calling to mind the Creating Balance Project Showcase at Aspex, a collaboration between Anglepoise®, the University of Portsmouth and local community group, Strong Island, aimed at putting the spotlight on the wealth of creative talent in the city. 

Anglepoise® at ICFF 2016

The new Anglepoise® Giant Collection made its North American debut at ICFF 2016, which was located in New York’s Jacob K. Javits Center. The show attracts over 33,000 designers, architects, retailers and manufacturers each year.

Anglepoise® at Milan Design Week 2016 with Agape12

To coincide with the 2016 Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, Anglepoise® partnered with the premium Italian design brand and retailer Agape12, with a pop up space at their showroom in the heart of the Brera design district. Collections showcased include the Original 1227™ Mini, the Original 1227™ Brass including a new Original 1227™ Giant Brass Floor Lamp, and the Type 75™ and Type 75™ Mini, incorporating recent collaborations with renowned British designers Margaret Howell and Paul Smith