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Meet lighting designer Tom Raffield

July 22, 2016

Tom Raffield (listed in our directory here) designs and makes an award-winning range of contemporary furniture and lighting, each piece hand-made by a skilled set of craftsmen, in their woodland workshop in Cornwall.

furniture and lighting designer maker tom raffield with his wife danielle. Click through to find out more about Tom's iconic designs all handmade in Cornwall using sustainable woods and eco friendly oil finishes and varnisheslove Tom Raffield's Grand Designs eco house in Cornwall as featured on Grand Designs. Click through to see Tom's award-winning lighting and furniture designs, all sustainably made in Cornwall using eco friendly oil finishes and water based varnish

Each piece is individually finished with the same care and attention given to a piece of fine piece of art. The company has a deep-felt belief in the value of sustainability and has been designing and manufacturing steam-bent, wooden lighting and furniture since 2008.

Tom Raffield at work

Tom Raffield lighting

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Living and working in Cornwall, Tom is a bit of a design genius in our book and we believe his designs are set to become the collectible antiques of the future, so why not invest now and enjoy them for a lifetime?

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A few of our favourites from Tom’s collection

Lighting No 1 collection: already iconic designs and sure to become classics of the future. Steam bent sustainable wood creates beautiful shapes and shadows.

love this no 1 lighting range by tom raffield, using steam bent sustainable timber to create award winning lighting by tom raffield design - all handmade in Cornwall and iconic designs set to become classics. Click through to see other beautiful designs by Tom Raffield we love and think you'll love toolove this no 1 pendant light in natural wood against a dark blue background by tom raffield, using steam bent sustainable timber to create award winning lighting by tom raffield design - all handmade in Cornwall and iconic designs set to become classics. Click through to see other beautiful designs by Tom Raffield we love and think you'll love toolove this noctis no 1 giant pendant light by Tom Raffield handmade in Cornwall using ebonised tulip wood and eco-friendly water based varnish. Click through to see more beautiful Tom Raffield designs and get all the info you need to connect with and shop from himlove these no 1 pendant ceiling lights in natural wood against a dark blue background by tom raffield, using steam bent sustainable timber to create award winning lighting by tom raffield design - all handmade in Cornwall and iconic designs set to become classics. Click through to see other beautiful designs by Tom Raffield we love and think you'll love too

1 Giant Flock Chandelier

love this giant flock chandelier lighting pendant by Tom Raffield hand made using sustainable wood - ash, oak and walnut - in Cornwall. Click through to see other beautiful iconic designs by Tom Raffield you'll love to discover as well as to get all the info you need to connect with and shop from Tom Raffieldlove this giant flock chandelier lighting pendant by Tom Raffield hand made using sustainable wood - ash, oak and walnut - in Cornwall. Click through to see other beautiful iconic designs by Tom Raffield you'll love to discover as well as to get all the info you need to connect with and shop from Tom Raffield

A true show stopper, the Flock chandelier is crafted from steam bent curlicues of ebonised tulip wood and twists of golden brass, creating the most wonderful shadows and interplay of light from the three warm-toned filament bulbs. Each intricate piece is in constant motion, creating a weightless rotation and a touch of magic.

2 Scots pendant lights

love this tom raffield scots pendant ceiling light handmade in Cornwall from sustainable wood - ask, oak or walnit with ecofriendly natural matt varnish

The Scots lighting range is inspired by the woodland floor, where pinecones line the path with their overlapping layers. Each shingle is hand cut from ash (to create a permeating glow), oak or walnut (to create down lighting and surface illumination)

 

3 Merryn Floor Standing planter

love this merryn floor standing sustainable wood planter by Tom Raffield, hand made in Cornwall with eco-friendly natural oil blend finishlove this merryn floor standing sustainable wood planter by Tom Raffield, hand made in Cornwall with eco-friendly natural oil blend finish

Part of Tom’s Green Range, the Merryn planters are hand made from 16 blades of steam bent oak with a handmade earthenware bowl.

Watch Tom’s Green Range video here:

Amble hanging seat

love this Amble hanging seat by tom raffield hand made in Cornwall using sustainable wood - ash - with eco-friendly natural oil blend finish

This graceful hanging seat seems to float in space and is a true statement piece. It’s made from three lengths of sustainably sourced ash, steam bent and scarf joined together by hand to create the appearance of a perfect circle from the side. Finished with eco-friendly natural oil blend with a matt finish.

Get a glimpse behind the scenes with this beautiful short film about Tom and the ethos behind his very special business

Open Studios Cornwall – Tom Raffield from Open Studios Cornwall on Vimeo.

 

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