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New from Louis Poulsen

Friday, September 1st, 2017

As the summer draws to a close and the days start to get shorter it’s time to start thinking about lighting! Thankfully Louis Poulsen are way ahead of us and have just launched some new products and finishes.

The Lollipop Shoppe Louis Poulsen Yuh Table Lamp Yuh Wall Lamp Yuh Floor Lamp

The Yuh range takes it’s design cues from the likes of Arne Jacobsen and Poul Henningsen, with designers GamFratesi adding their own add their own characteristic and aesthetic playfulness.

Yuh is created for you. One of the essential features of the lamp is that it is personal. It rotates, rises and drops, allowing the user to adjust the lighting to their taste. Perfect for use as a bedside lamp or by your favourite chair. Each lamp provides a direct glare-free down-light with a gentle upward glow.

Like many of the lights found the Louis Poulsen product range, the Yuh incorporates a diffuser to help shield users from glare and provide a more gentle quality of light. This idea stems greatly from the work of the famous lighting designer Poul Henningsen.

“We like the fact that you do not see the light source and are not dazzled. With a diffuser, the light source is concealed, which we think makes the illumination very magical,” says Stine Gam.

A single push button controls on/off and dimming. There is also a clever timer function which automatically turns off the light after a selectable 4 or 8 hours.

Available in a Table, Floor and Wall version.

As well as this Louis Poulsen are also introducing some welcome new finishes for the Doo-Wop and VL38 lamps.

Initially released in white and brass only, the popular VL38 range is now available in an elegant black and brass finish.

Louis Poulsen VL38 Family Black and White finishes

The compact Doo-Wop pendant lamp is also getting some new Metal finishes. In addition to the existing brass finish, there is a new Stainless Steel and Copper finish.

The Lollipop Shoppe Louis Poulsen New Lighting Doo Wop Metals

What’s New – Home Accessories – Kähler Ceramics

Friday, July 7th, 2017

The TLS team are always searching out great new home accessories, furniture and lighting products. Recently we’ve been very busy expanding our wonderful selection of home accessories including some amazing products from Kähler Ceramics.

A new brand to TLS is Kähler Ceramics – Danish design since 1839.

The Lollipop Shoppe Home Accessories Kahler Ceramics

One of our favourite products from Kahler has to be their classic Sparedyr Fish Money Banks. The first fish banks were designed in 1920’s by Nils Kähler, they were developed when Nils began experimenting with creating a range of animal shaped money boxes & decorative ceramic animals. Originally used as a way for new apprentices to develop their technical skills, and due to there popularity went on to become some of the most popular products from Kähler Ceramics.

Today these sweet little fish have now been carefully reinterpreted, with each money box still carefully decorated by hand, meaning that no two are alike and unlike the original money banks (which you had to break open!) these new designs have a convenient hole on the bottom which is sealed with cork stopper.

We’re also stocking a variety of pieces from the lovely Hammershoi collection. Inspired by the classic vases of the world-renowned artist Svend Hammershøi Hans-Christian Bauer has now reinterpreted these iconic designs for the next generation.

The Lollipop Shoppe Kahler Ceramics Hammershoi Vases

Skandinavisk Diffusers Now In-Stock

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

One product range that is proving very popular at the moment are the gorgeous scented candles from Skandinavisk.  We’re now very happy to also be stocking their awesome fragrance diffusers. These make a great gift and come in a nice little box too!

These Skandinavisk diffusers are designed in Denmark (by 2 English chaps) and produced in France. They provide a subtle and stable fragrance to your home for at least 3 months. Available for £39.00 in a range of stunning fragrances inspired by the Scandinavian outdoors and lifestyle.

Skandinavisk Fragrance Reed Diffusers

Take your pick from these great scents!

Skandinavisk HAV DIFFUSER SEASkandinavisk Island Ö DiffuserSkandinavisk Skog DiffuserSkandinavisk HYGGE fragrance diffuser Main CosinessSkandinavisk Fjord Reed Diffuser 200mlThe-Lollipop-Shoppe-Skandinavisk-Reed-Diffuser-200ml-KOTO-COSY-AT-HOME-Apothecary

Each of these fragrances is also available in a mini and standard size scented candle.

Super-Texture, a new Collection from Tom Dixon.

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

After years of shiny metals and futuristic shapes, Tom Dixon have designed a new range of Textiles. With a focus on comfort and texture, this collection stays true to the brand in terms of colour palette and aesthetic, but takes a much softer approach in its style. Dixon has always been know for his experimentation with materials and this collection is no different. Read the below descriptions to learn more about the Super-Texture collection, which will be available from early June.

Boucle

Boucle is super texture. Uncompromising in quality, it’s composed of hand-spun and hand-woven yarn, in the exotic remote mountainous region of Rajastan with wool sourced from New Zealand. Comprising of two cushions and a generous throw, it is the definition of craftsmanship and an extreme exercise in tactility.

Check

Born from the process of weave manufacture, Check’s pattern is a result of its making process. Inspired by the checkerboards of fabric samplers, by catalogues of woven threads, this throw and cushion offers a familiar texture – that of British summer days and picnics in the park.

Soft

Plush mohair velvet in steel-grey, brass-ochre, copper-pink, and Yves Klein-blue form our Soft collection. This series of cushions and pouches fashioned from Dutch woven fabric is composed of South-African Angora goat hair historically said to be as valuable as gold itself. Combined with European craftsmanship and a generous filling of Danish duck feathers this range offers superior pile height, durability, and the ultimate indulgence in comfort and texture. With the simple glint of a copper hoop and our signature zip we let the material do the talking.

Deco

Alternating weaves of plush mohair velvet, pattern the dual textured surface of our Deco range. In striking blue, ochre and pink their art deco decoration recalls the glamour of an earlier age. This series of cushions fashioned from Dutch woven fabric is composed of South-African Angora goat hair said to be as valuable as gold itself. Combined with European craftsmanship and a generous filling of Danish duck feathers this range offers class, durability, and the ultimate indulgence in comfort and texture.

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Invisible Outlines Exhibition from Nendo.

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

There are always so many fantastic exhibitions and events happening during Milan Design week, and this year was no different. The Invisible Outlines exhibition from Japanese design brand Nendo, was a clear favourite. Luxury fashion brand Jil Sander played host to the show in their Milan store, after a recent collaboration; The Objectextile collection, which includes fabrics created by Nendo through a process of experimenting with 2D and 3D, which were then turned in a Fashion collection by the Jil Sander design team. The whole show was a visual master piece, with so many amazing textures created from the simplest of forms.⠀

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“We tend to perceive the existence and positioning of objects by subconsciously following “outlines”, and by distinguishing the “inside and outside” of these contours. This also means that objects with obscure outlines cannot always be identified as objects, and conversely if outlines are visible, that information which is not visible can be subconsciously supplemented.
The exhibition takes this fundamental principle into account, and the following ideas were implemented as a theme. The existence of items are blurred by manipulating outlines in various ways, or the viewers can recognize some existence of an item visually in their minds by making invisible outlines visible. In total 16 collections were amassed including the following: “border table” which presents a fragmented contour of rooms, “trace collection” capturing “traces” of movement, “un-printed material”, a piece that portrays various forms and expressions of paper through outline, “80 sheets of mountains” which features mountain range using outlines with cut and elongated sheet material, “objectextile” a collaboration project with Jil Sander, where contours of 3D objects are retrieved and turned into textile, and “jellyfish vase” a new piece that attempts to reestablish the relationship between vase and water with colour boundaries.”

Nendo , 2017

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http://www.nendo.jp/en/

http://www.jilsander.com/index.new.php

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