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Reclaim Revive and Reinvent

I am an independent designer and maker of unique lights; designing, making and carefully restoring them in my Worcestershire workshop.

Table lamps Floor lights and Uplighters

I delight in the art of reinvention and I search out interesting manufactured objects, transforming them into unusual lighting.

Table lamps and desk lamps include lamps made from an Art Deco 'Bencini Duo-Lux' camera on a vintage tripod and a 2015 Apple Mac computer light.


Floor lights and uplighters feature lamps made from 1960s Mid Century Modern Salonaire hairdryer and an upcycled Mussel Bucket. Many lights are unique and come with a numbered aluminium tag.

Table lamps and desk lamps include lamps made from an Art Deco 'Bencini Duo-Lux' camera on a vintage tripod and a 2015 Apple Mac computer light.
 Floor lights and uplighters feature lamps made from 1960s Mid Century Modern Salonaire hairdryer and an upcycled Mussel Bucket.


Reclaimed Ceiling Lights


Original ceiling lights rewired, tested and ready for installation from the 1920s to the 1990s including a Mid-Century Modern white glass ceiling light with red top and a 1960s ‘Flying saucer’ lampshade.

Flycatcher lights include a 1920s Art Deco ceiling light with black and gold decoration and a 1950s light with green and orange marbling.


Wall Lights

My new plug-in wall lights have an integral cord and plug meaning you can position them wherever you like (on any suitable wall) as they are not dependent on fixed wiring.

Wall Lights made from classic American car hub caps, original 78 records and aluminium castings and include 1961 Chevrolet Bel Air lights, HMV 78 record lights and Urban Shadow lights.


Commercial projects

I also take on commercial projects and was commissioned by the family brewing firm Bathams to create the lighting for their new pub ‘The King Arthur’ in Hagley, Worcestershire. This involved transforming historic items from their old brewery into amazing lights. They included giant pendant lights, wall lights and extra-large trough lights for above the bars. I also designed a clock to be used as the centrepiece of the bar.

https://www.itsalight.co.uk/pages/more-than-just-commercial-lighting

https://bathams.co.uk/pubs/the-king-arthur


Custom made lighting

Have you ever wanted to have something made specially for you or for a friend?
If you have a camera, typewriter or significant object you would like turned into a unique light just use the contact form link bellow to send me details of your project. There's no obligation and I won't take on a project that's not possible or would risk damaging the item. I will decide on the best course of action and and give you a price.

https://www.itsalight.co.uk/pages/custom-made-lighting


Modernshows

it's a light is showcasing on the The Modern Marketplace, a destination website for the best in Midcentury Modern dealers, designers, re-purposers and restorers. A wonderful showcase for must-have vintage furniture and accessories.

https://modernshows.com

https://modernshows.com/the-modern-marketplace

Jo Newman collaboration

I work with the glass designer Jo Newman on collaborative projects. These include chandeliers, wall lights and table lights. I am showcasing Jo’s range of Pâte de verre pendants/ceiling lights.

All prices include careful packing and delivery to England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland. For international deliveries please contact me for shipping rates.

it’s a light uses new electrical components for its lighting which comply with all current UK and EU legislation.

Funky Unusual lighting | Table Lamps | Floor Lamps | Reclaimed Lighting | Pendants/Shades | Flycatcher pendant lights | Ceiling lights | Plug-in wall lights | Commercial lighting projects | Lighting commissions | Camera lights | Desk lights | Vintage lighting | Mid Century Modern lighting | Uplighters | Unusual Lighting | Upcycled Lighting | Reclaimed Ceiling Lights | Hub cap wall lights | 78 Record wall lights | Industrial Pendant lights