Designs with a Message

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This jungly print from Lush Designs features Slender Lorises in a forest of carnivorous plants. They are captivating creatures who need protection from the destruction of their habitat in the forests of Sri Lanka and India.

They are available in two sizes and retail at:

£70 for the large one 43cm diameter

£38 for the smaller one 23cm diameter

There are three colourways to choose from: Orange/Black, Chartreuse/Black and Soft Grey Available with fittings for pendant or table lamp.

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

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Brilliant for Budding Bake-Off Babes – Fun Aprons for Children

  Lush Designs children's lion apron        Lush Designs child's unicorn apron     Lush Designs’ new children’s aprons are designed to keep both boys and girls happy and “clean” in the kitchen or when messing around with paint. The designer’s believe children are never too young to enjoy cooking or painting. Lush Designs Small Lion and Unicorn aprons with adjustable strap fit teeny children and tall children.

The cotton aprons are 67 cm tall and with the adjustable strap can grow with the child. They retail at £18.00 and are available now.

The Lion and Unicorn designs are also available in melamine tableware for children.

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Note to editors:

Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings met at Art school and both live in South East London. They developed their home ware design business utilising their love of drawing and knowledge of printmaking. They apply their playful, narrative ideas to a large range of products which all bear their characteristic prints. They are constantly creating new products and exploring new media and processes, working with manufacturers and artisans as well as their own South East London studio.

FABULOUS NEW APRON WITH POCKET

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The aprons from Lush Designs have always been very popular because of their quirky, funny and brilliant designs and this new one with happy fish swimming all over is no exception.

The apron is made from cotton and has an adjustable strap so it fits perfectly at the required height. This new design also has a handy pocket – for when you need an extra hand.

The apron retails at £22.00 and is available now from:

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Note to editors:

Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings met at Art school and both live in South East London. They developed their home ware design business utilising their love of drawing and knowledge of printmaking. They apply their playful, narrative ideas to a large range of products which all bear their characteristic prints. They are constantly creating new products and exploring new media and processes, working with manufacturers and artisans as well as their own South East London studio.

The Lion and the Unicorn – Two new children’s set from Lush Designs

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Dinner time will never be the same again with the two new sets of children’s tableware from Lush Designs – the Unicorn and the Lion. Appealing marriage of fantasy and nature depicted on Melamine children’s tableware. Lion or Unicorn design child-sized plate, bowl and mug with lovely, detailed drawing in cheerful turquoise and orange. And it comes in a pretty gift box which makes it a great gift for tiny diners.

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Being made of Melamine makes it hardy in use and easy to clean. It is dishwasher safe. The plate measures 20 cm, the bowl 14 cm, and the mug 7cm . The boxed set retails at £18.00.

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The sets are designed by Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings and are available at their website.

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Note to editors:

Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings met at Art school and both live in South East London. They developed their home ware design business utilising their love of drawing and knowledge of printmaking. They apply their playful, narrative ideas to a large range of products which all bear their characteristic prints. They are constantly creating new products and exploring new media and processes, working with manufacturers and artisans as well as their own South East London studio.

Grandad Bee Mug – Make your Father’s Day Special

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With Father’s day just around the corner why not give Dad or Grandad something he can treasure for years.

The Bone china Bee Grandad mug with rich pure gold lustre detail will be sure to put a smile on his face.

And the size 8.5cm high by 8.5cm diameter is just right for his morning cuppa.

It retails at £15.50 for one or £52.00 for four.

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Note to editors

Lush Designs is the creation of Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings. They design and manufacture home wares and gifts which feature lovely print designs. They studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone Art College and evolved their business while working in the theatre and community arts after moving to South East London.

The Cat’s Whiskers

catcoasters600pussmugThese new Cat Coaster from Lush Designs are going to delight cat-lovers everywhere. They are the latest cats to join the tea drinking felines which are one of Lush Designs most popular ranges. The coasters measure 90mm diameter and a set of four retails at £19.50.

Other favourite cat designs include the Cat mug 8.5cm high by 8.5cm diameter retails at £15.50 for one or £52.00 for four – and to go with it, or hang on the wall, the Cat plate. Both are depicting felines enjoying festive tea-time activities.

pussplate smlThe side plate measures 20.5cm diameter and retails at £28 for one or you can buy a set of four for £88.00.

And when tea-time is over and there is washing up to do, you will of course use a Cat tea towel and you might well need a glass of wine! The tea towel measures 74cm x 46cm and costs £11.00.catteatowel

All make wonderful presents for your cat loving friends and of course for you.

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Lush Designs visits South Korea

MarieandMariainthestudioAfter a very successful visit to Japan, by invitation of the UK Embassy, Lush Designs have again been invited to take part in promoting British Design in Asia, this time in South Korea. All their products are made in the UK.

Lush Designs is the creation of Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings. They design and manufacture home wares and gifts which feature lovely print designs. They studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone Art College and evolved their business while working in the theatre and community arts after moving to South East London.

This is what they had to say about their trips: “It was tremendously exciting to visit Japan, it were delighted that our designs were so well received, we now have a number of places in Japan that sell our products. We are really looking forward to the trip to South Korea and obviously hope for the same kind of success there”.

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www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Liven up Grey Winter Days with Colourful Lamps from Lush Designs

lionshadeintheshopThe two new lamps designs from Lush Designs not only bring colour to your room but they also bring humour and something to talk about.

The Lion lampshades are available in two colours, orange and putty, and display a scene of handsome lions: male, female and cups. And not a hunter in-sight – we like to think they have all been eaten…

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The retail at £68.75 and measure 39cm x 32cm’

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The Faraway Land lampshades transport your thoughts to magical places. They look just perfect with the Lush Designs lamp bases, which are hand made in Stoke on Trent, these lamp bases are made from ceramic, lusciously glazed in beautiful colours and decorated with beautifully drawn plants and trees.

The lampshades come in two colours, jade and orange and retail £36.00 they measure 23cm x 22cm. The lamp bases shown are in orange and jade with black – other colours combinations are available. These bases measure 22cms tall x 9.5cm base and retail at £67.50.

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Note to editors

Lush Designs is the creation of Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings. They design and manufacture home wares and gifts which feature lovely print designs. They studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone Art College and evolved their business while working in the theatre and community arts after moving to South East London.

Bathing Beauties

Lush Designs Jungle bathroom         Lush Designs Ship bathroomThe new shower curtains with matching beakers and soap dish from Lush Design will make your bathroom feel like new again. There are three designs and three colours so you have a choice of the mood you are after.

The three designs are:

The Jungle design shower curtain will make your bathroom all exotic with its pattern of giant, possibly carnivorous plants in lovely pinks, reds and oranges.

The Ship design shower curtain will allow you to experience a life on the ocean wave, without the concomitant sea sickness. In fresh and breezy spearmint and teal blue and teaming with nautical activity, every shower will be a watery adventure.

The serenity of a river and the silent comings and goings of silvery fish are pictured on the Fish shower curtain. In a fresh neutral palette that will complement many bathroom decors.

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The shower curtains retail at £58.75 and measure 185 x 195 cm

There is a choice of two designs in the beakers – so you know which one is yours! They retail at £24 for a single or you can buy a set complete with soap dish for £72.00. The soap dish on its own retails at £24.00

Pink beakers black washbasin

www.lushlampshades.co.uk

Note to editors

Lush Designs is the creation of Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings. They design and manufacture home wares and gifts which feature lovely print designs. They studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone Art College and evolved their business while working in the theatre and community arts after moving to South East London.

Something Fishy about the New Lampshades from Lush Designs

lush designs stumpy large fish shade £86.00      Lush designs medium fish shade £56.00Love the tranquillity of looking at fish? The new lampshades from Lush Designs are much easier to maintain than a fish tank and just as amusing. Fish and Stumpy Fish lampshades come in two sizes both of which are wider than their length. Excellent for lower ceilings and tall people. Prices are: Medium £54 and Large £86.

lush designs jungle shade £98

The third Design Jungle comes in one size only and is larger and longer. It retails at £98. All three lampshades are available either as a pendant or table lamp.

Designed by Maria and Marie and made in the UK

www.lushlampshades.co.uk – 020 8694 1664

Note to editors: Lush Designs is the creation of Marie Rodgers and Maria Livings. They design and manufacture home wares and gifts which feature lovely print designs. They studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone Art College and evolved their business while working in the theatre and community arts after moving to South East London.

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