Posts by: Century Studios

Foundry Week

Foundry Week

At Century Studios, we now create all of our bases and metalwork in house. This past Monday was a foundry pickup and drop off day. These are raw bronze castings that will be worked on for upcoming projects.

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Lamp of the Week: 12″ Apple Blossom

Lamp of the Week: 12″ Apple Blossom

The turban shaped 12″ Apple Blossom shade makes a wonderful accent or desk lamp. For this shade, we chose a golden color scheme. Rich amber tones were used throughout the shade, with pink and white flowers and light spring green leaves. The shade is shown on the Chinese base (16″ tall). Each of the four…

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16″ Dragonfly

16″ Dragonfly

Dragonfly shades come in many sizes and can be created in any color. For this 16″ Dragonfly, we used a rich, velvety blue and green mix for the body of the shade. The green in the background is echoed in the border rows. The seven dragonflies that encircle the shade have deep blue bodies and…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Dogwood

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Dogwood

Like many flowering trees, the Dogwood was a favorite subject for Tiffany lamps and windows. The 22″ Dogwood shade is generously proportioned, and the large flowers are set against horizontal rows which give the design structure and suggest an architectural element. We created this shade for our showroom in 2016 and and is now in…

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Lamp of the Week: 10″ Pansy

Lamp of the Week: 10″ Pansy

Inspired by Tiffany Studios’  16″ Pansy pattern, the 10″ Pansy shade is a Century Studios original shade design. Introduced in 2013, this compact shade can be made in a wide variety of colors. For this example, we used muted tones of blue, purple, green, and pale butter yellow. We created this example in 2015 as…

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18″ Cobweb & Apple Blossom on Wheat Mosaic Base

18″ Cobweb & Apple Blossom on Wheat Mosaic Base

Century Studios closed out 2019 on a high note, completing a commission for an 18″ Cobweb & Apple Blossom shade on a Wheat Mosaic base. The 18″ Cobweb shade is an unusual Tiffany Studios shade design with thick, cast metal branches making up the irregular lower rim and extending up into the shade itself. Each…

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Welcome 2020

Welcome 2020

Century Studios resumes regular business hours today. Century Studios is welcoming 2020 with an expanded list of available lamp parts. We began manufacturing our own line of parts this past summer when Odyssey Lamp Systems ceased production of lamp bases and metalwork.We have a list the parts now available on our website in the Gallery/More/Lamp…

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Year End 2019

Year End 2019

Century Studios is closed for the holidays and will reopen on Thursday January 2. Here is a preview of the first two lamps we will complete in 2020. We would like to thank everyone who has made 2019 an exciting and stimulating year at the studio. We truly appreciate all of your comments, questions (both…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Poinsettia

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Poinsettia

The 22″ Poinsettia shade depicts a cluster of plants bursting forth through a formal trellis. A variety of reds tinged with blue, purple, and yellow were blended together for the plants. The light blue background glass at the top of the shade deepens to purple and amber. Unifying these colors is the multicolored trellis glass…

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