Lights & Lighting

Michael Ruh + Factorylux | Maison Objet Paris 2015

Factorylux works closely with a range of artists and designers to achieve the true potential of projects that require light fittings and components. A recent collaboration is with glassblowers Michael Ruh Studio, whose work was recently on show at Maison & Objet in Paris. Michael Ruh specialises in beautifully crafted blown glass objects. The studio collection includes vases, tableware […]

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Craft Printing

Filament Bulb Postcards | Writtle College + Prelogram

Factorylux is supplying the lighting for Writtle College’s entry for the Young Gardeners of the Year competition 2015. Students from six of the UK’s top horticultural colleges are building show gardens for the Ideal Home Show which is at London’s Olympia from 20th March to 6th April 2015. The Prelogram craft print team have created […]

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The Interviews

Out Of The Dark Came Forth Sweetness | Prelogram Valentine’s Cards

The design and colourway for Prelogram’s Valentine’s card has been curated by super-cool furniture restorers and up-cyclers Jade & Jay Blades. Jade & Jay – founders of the charitable social enterprise Out of the Dark – chose the ‘Lovehearts’ design and a light, pastel green for the cards. In addition to producing acclaimed furniture, Out Of […]

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Films

A steel light shade being made

Making Factorylux Light Shades

Factorylux light shades are made entirely in the UK by skilled engineers. The five minute film (30 second version here) shows Factorylux Coolicon shades being hand crafted from steel and vitreous enamel. The raw material for the shades is high quality low carbon steel (or pure copper for the copper shades) which is cut into […]

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Technology

Instructions printed on kraft paper

Making the Kraft Work | Prelogram Kraft Paper

Strong and beautiful kraft paper is a staple of the Factorylux & Prelogram brands. There’s information below on how and why we use brown paper for wrapping, packing and printing. By popular demand, high quality Prelogram kraft paper is now available to buy in three sheet and three pack sizes. A5, A4 & A3 and […]

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