ELLE Decoration (UK) - - Style News -

Ea­gle-eyed vis­i­tors to el­e­gant es­tab­lish­ments such as Spring restau­rant at Som­er­set House, leg­endary sta­tioner Smyth­son or sev­eral Har­vey Ni­chols branches may have spot­ted lus­trous dec­o­ra­tive glass pan­els on the walls: these are hand­crafted sur­faces by Emma Peas­cod, a de­signer-maker who com­bines the an­cient French tech­nique of verre églomisé ( gild­ing the re­verse side of glass) with Ja­panese washi pa­per. From her Hack­ney stu­dio, Peas­cod builds beau­ti­ful works layer by layer, ap­ply­ing metal leaf and paint pig­ments. She has just launched her de­but fur­ni­ture and light­ing col­lec­tion, en­ti­tled ‘High­light’, which in­cludes five Art Deco-in­spired pieces. Choose from four glass fin­ishes (we like ‘Emer­ald Magma’, above), pol­ished brass or pati­nated bronze met­al­work, and wal­nut or sy­camore de­tails. From £1,600 for a ta­ble lamp (stu­dio­peas­

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