Our ethos of beautiful bespoke, handmade lampshades and excellent personal service remains steadfast. Learn more about A Shade Above and the Brighton, UK based team.

Our service

As a company we are about making sure our product and our service meets and exceeds expectations. Every bespoke job we do is completed with consideration, experience and care. Our workmanship is based around the premise that if it isn’t beautfiul and if it isn’t perfect it doesn’t leave the studio.

About A Shade Above

Our team

Our expanding team now brings in expertise from 15+ skilled craft and client services people:

Our lampshade makers

The Shade Above team is a talented, passionate, experienced bunch. Our team hail from a range of backgrounds such as tailoring, leatherworking, book binding, hat making and window dressing and have spent years learning the craft of lampshade making with us here at A Shade Above.

Our project managers

Apart from our skilled lampshade makers and technicians you get to work with our team of project managers, specifiers and lampshade specialists. They will work with you through the specifying process to the safe delivery of your beautiful shades.

Our directors

Established in 1985, A Shade Above is a family business with Fiona Blake at the helm and directors’ Pat and Martin Blake.