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A Busy Week

A Busy Week

Last week at Century Studios, we worked on and/or completed 7 different projects, then capped the week off with our Grand Opening/Open House on Friday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm! Our Open House was a great success with many friends, clients, and new acquaintances stopping by to visit. Our supply of snacks held…

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Grand Opening

Grand Opening

On Friday June 19th, Century Studios will be celebrating the Grand Opening or our new studio space with an Open House from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. We will have light refreshments from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop by and see our new space! In addition to our studio-made lamps,…

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12″ Dogwood

12″ Dogwood

Another shade we recently completed for a local client was a 12″ Dogwood. The client had obtained an original Tiffany Studios petite floor lamp which had no shade, and he commissioned us to make a shade for the base. This type of Tiffany floor base originally would have had either a blown glass, spun metal…

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14″ Geranium Shade

14″ Geranium Shade

We are, as usual, juggling several projects at once right now. Moving to our new location has put us slightly behind, but we are beginning to catch up with our orders! This week we completed a 14″ Geranium shade which was commissioned by a local client. Tiffany Studios produced geranium shades in two sizes: 14″…

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16″ Daffodil

16″ Daffodil

Daffodils were one of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s favorite flowers. There were banks of them on his estate in Long Island, New York, and they appear in countless windows and lamp designs produced at Tiffany Studios. Daffodils can be seen in photos of his home, blooming in pots placed on tables inside several rooms in the…

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Back to Work

Back to Work

During the past week we have been organizing our lower level, and there are still many things to put away. The general plan of where things will fit is beginning to emerge as the boxes disappear. We are still scrambling a bit to find things when we need something specific, but by and large the…

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Limited Edition Dragonfly Vases

Limited Edition Dragonfly Vases

This past week, we received our 2009 limited edition dragonfly vases from Ephraim Faience Pottery. This exclusive series of pots is produced for Century Studios once a year by EFP in a signed, numbered edition. There are 50 pieces in this year’s edition. We shipped out vases on Friday, May 1st to clients who pre-ordered…

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Hello, St. Paul

Hello, St. Paul

Irwin Terry and Bill Campbell are pleased to announce that Century Studios has opened in St. Paul, Minnesota. We have now resumed our regular business hours. On Monday, our new door was installed and many finishing touches were completed in our showroom so we could re-open beginning Tuesday, April 28. The paint is still fresh…

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Goodbye, Downtown Minneapolis

Goodbye, Downtown Minneapolis

Saturday April 18 was the last day that our showroom in downtown Minneapolis was open. We are now at the final stages of our move to our new location in St. Paul, MN. This past week, Bill Campbell hand painted the new shop sign. Early Saturday morning, the sign was transported to the new space…

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22″ Greek Key

22″ Greek Key

The newest addition to our list of lamp offerings is the 22″ Greek Key design. This shade pattern has a classic look and feel, and the designers at Tiffany Studios incorporated the Greek key motif into several stained glass lamp shades. Due to the generous size of the 22″ Greek Key shade, this lamp can…

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