Chad Lighting: British Craftmanship at BCFA OPEN SPRING DESIGN

With the BCFA OPEN SPRING DESIGN less than a month away, Chad Lighting is proud to present the best in British lighting design on stand 25.  Chad Lighting products are specified throughout the world by leading interior designers and the versatile range is equally at home in large hotels as well as private living rooms and luxury yachts.

Chad is particularly proud of their network of trusted local suppliers and continues to design and manufacture with over 25 years of fantastic British craftsmanship. Below we have a brief insight into the work of their production line and the different processes used at chad Lighting.

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The ceramic body of their Galileo light is produced using a mould. A rod is then inserted near the base to allow for cabling to pass through. Finally, rough edges are softened using a stone-headed drill bit. Chad’s ceramic supplier is based in Stoke on Trent, a town renowned for its pottery and ceramics heritage.Galileo-small-gunmetal_shade resize

The final product: Galileo with Gunmetal Shade

2017-02-27 09.23.50 resizeA member of Chad’s production team wires up their Siena table light. All units are then put through the Clare electrical tester to ensure that they are safe for customer use and meet all the British standards.

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The final product: Siena with Warm Tan & Chrome finish and Ivory Shade

welding resizeVarious tooling is used by Chad’s production department. Birmingham, being the home city of Chad Lighting, has a rich history in the metal trade. Here, a technician welds the back plate onto their Kepler wall light. kepler_wall resize

The final product: Kepler with Chrome finish

To see Chad’s best sellers at BCFA OPEN Spring design at stand 25, get your ticket here



About Alys Bryan

Alys is a knowledgeable design editor who is focused on instigating conversations, both online and in-person, with industry experts which challenge, educate and advance the commercial interior sector. Her training and 15 years of professional experience as a furniture designer for the commercial sector makes her uniquely placed to lead Design Insider as Editor
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