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.

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Stunning New Collection from Lush Design

LD-2015-1-7smolThe Autumn 2015 collection from Lush Designs is a feast for the eyes, subtle colours emphasise their familiar quirky designs. The collection is in three different materials: ceramic, glass and fabric.

Wonky Charmingly cock-eyed earthenware vases for unruly flower arrangements with dip-dye effect glazes and graphic fossil-inspired prints. They are available in two colours and two sizes medium £90.00 and small £80.00

Tree Sturdy yet mysterious tree-printed pottery jar with fade-effect glaze and turned wooden lid made of oiled oak. The jars come in three colours and retails at £130.00 each.

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Stitch Ceramic light-shade with fade-effect glaze in the colours of winter skies and printed with thready drawings of seed and pod forms. The shades come in three colours to compliment the other ceramics in the collection. They retails at £154.00 each.

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Agrippa printed fabric shade with geological print is available in red, orange and yellow. The shades retail at £155.00each

Cristatella etched glass shade with blooms of lichen. Retails at £133.00

All the ceramics are made in England and the glass shade is made in the Czech Republic.

 

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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.

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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.

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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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.

Doggy Mug

LushDesignsDogmug3viewsNew Dog design mug in fine English bone china with pure gold details from Lush Designs, featuring their Bedlington lurcher Truffy, plus a couple of his little pals and a golden bird.

Size: 8.5cm high by 8.5cm diameter.  Just right for a cuppa!

It is made in England and retails at £15.00 for one or £52 for 4.

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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.

Ahoy Dry Dishes Ahead

lushdesignsshipteatowelhighresGetting you dishes dry will be plain sailing with this new nautical tea-towel from Lush Designs. The design features an array of ships and boats, beautifully and humorously depicted on an ocean of pale blue.

Maria explained the inspiration behind the design: ” In September the river in Greenwich will be bustling with craft for the Tall Ships festival. In tribute we’ve designed a special tea towel, which features the ships, the docks and a couple of aquatic monsters lurking just below the surface. Tall ship, small boats, we love them all.  Aboard HMS Lush Designs we’re celebrating all things nautical and the maritime heritage of our Thames side Location.”

The pure cotton tea towel measures 74cm x 46cm and retails at £11.00, and will be in available online and in stores from end July.

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.

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