Crystal Bulb Light by A+R
by A+R. A+R is thrilled to be the first stockist outside of Europe for this award-winning light source. A standout object of thoughtful, innovative design, this sublime cut-lead crystal bulb deservedly enrapt the design world during its 2012 launch in Milan and London to both critical acclaim and awards for the young designer behind it, Lee Broom. Each bulb is individually hand blown by the very last producer of handmade English full lead crystal, Cumbria Crystal. This was essential to Lee, whose mission is to collaborate with craftsman in his native England. The full-lead crystal bulb is hand cut with a traditional crystal pattern and etched with the Lee Broom logo. Fits any standard E27 lamp, wall or ceiling fitting. Looks stunning solo or in a group, and is available alone or with a brushed brass pendant fitting that also comes engraved with the Lee Broom crest and with a gold silk flex (a.k.a. cable). Despite its classic styling, this is a modern incarnation of Lee’s original collection of vintage crystal decanters repurposed as lighting. His bright epiphany one day: realize the concept as a bulb. The dramatic flair so signature to his aesthetic began in theater, then segued into a brief foray into fashion under Vivienne Westwood and schooling at Central St. Martins. It was there that he began funding his education consulting on bar interiors, and in 2007 Lee founded his own signature agency to continue consulting and, most importantly, producing his concepts in furniture and lighting.