About Us

Fosbery Studio is a contemporary decorative lighting brand based in Folkestone, Kent. Founded by designer Daniel Fosbery, the studio designs and makes beautiful lighting from quality natural materials, to be cherished for years to come.

With over 12 years’ experience working with decorative lighting, Daniel has been responsible for creating and delivering unique lights for the UK’s top interior designers. In 2010 he founded the lampshade manufacturer Copper & Silk, which he still runs from new premises in Folkestone. There he developed his expertise designing for high-end interiors, working with renowned interior designers and architects to produce exquisite bespoke lighting for projects such as Manolo Blahnik’s Harrods concession, The Saga Sapphire cruise ship, luxury restaurants, hotels, and multiple private residences in the UK and overseas.

The studio has been launched as a dedicated lighting company, specialising in the design and realisation of its discerning client’s ideas. Commissions are welcome and in most cases completed within 6 weeks. A select range of lights designed in-house are available to view on the website. The lights are made from a range of materials including brass, wood, glass and bone china. All parts are expertly crafted and made entirely in the UK.

What services do you provide?

Lighting Design, Fabric and Textiles, Lampshades

How would you describe your style?

"The studio is eclectic, influences come from the natural qualities of the material we are using or an interesting detail that is created during the manufacturing process. It is important that each design is identifiable as a unique piece. Daniel uses his education in furniture design and his love of the Dutch and British design movements of the early to mid 20th century to create harmonious designs with character. The studio works from a carefully selected palette of materials, so whilst the designs are unique there is a connection throughout the range and a focus on the natural beauty of the material."

Please describe a recently completed project or tell us about the bespoke service that you offer

"In 2020 we completed a set of 12 bespoke scalloped lights for the recent Gleneagles Hotel refurbishment. These lights included an inverted domed lampshade with scalloped edges and decorative Antique brass caps and finials. The project used a fabric selected and sourced by the client, which was then cut gathered by hand to create the lampshades. The lights were made from solid brass, aged and polished back to create our antique brass finish. These lights are now installed in the luxurious bedrooms of the famous Scottish hotel."

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