Lights & Lighting

Industrial Lamp Shades | Factorylux for Antic Cafe Barcelona

The Antic Café Espanyol is on Barcelona’s historic Avinguda del Paral.lel. The restaurant/street café has recently been renovated with Factorylux lighting, including industrial lamp shades and fittings. The historic Antic Café opened in 1892 and saw the heyday of the Avinguda Paral.el in the early/mid-20th century when it was the equivalent of Montmartre in Paris with adult shows, […]

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Craft Printing

Personalised Notebooks £10 | Special Event at Prelogram HQ

We’re opening our print HQ near Hebden Bridge for one afternoon to sell personalised notebooks for £10. We’re open from 12:00 to 15:00 on Saturday 7 November 2015. Parking is free and easy. Find us here: HX7 5QF. Or there are full directions here. Choose a notebook and give us the name or message you’d […]

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The Interviews

Retronaut Revealed | Interview with Chris Wild

To mark the launch of the first three capsules of Retronaut curated/Prelogram printed cards, we catch up with Retronaut-in-Chief Chris Wild, the person behind the viral sensation. Before Retronaut you wanted to be a rock star or a time traveller, but you ended up working for the UK’s Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. How did […]

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Films

A steel light shade being made

Making Light Shades Film | Factorylux Production

All the Factorylux light shades are made entirely in the UK by skilled metalworkers. The five minute film (30 second version here) shows Factorylux Coolicon shades being meticulously engineered 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 […]

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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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