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14″ Dragonfly Shade

14″ Dragonfly Shade

Because of their popularity, Tiffany Studios created dragonfly shades in many different sizes and styles. The smallest dragonfly shade is the 14″, a design which features smaller filigreed dragonflies than those which appear on any of the other dragonfly shade designs. The background of the shade also is studded with a smattering of half-round pressed…

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Secret Pots

Secret Pots

On Friday, August 21st, Century Studios will be hosting a reception with artist Nick McArdell of Turner & Scratch Pottery. On this evening Nick will be introducing his new series of “functional” pottery called “Secret Pots”. We will introduce this new line of pottery with 15 one-of-a-kind pieces. What is a Secret Pot? Here is…

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Winged Moon

Winged Moon

While working on our various commissioned projects, we have also been working on a new window for above the front door of our studio. Our inspiration for this image came from an old black and white photo of a tapestry designed by Dora Wheeler called The Winged Moon. Dora Wheeler was the daughter of Candace…

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Turner & Scratch Pottery Show and Sale

Turner & Scratch Pottery Show and Sale

Century Studios will be open on Friday August 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for an artist’s reception featuring over 45 pieces of hand made pottery by St. Paul potter Nick McArdell of Turner & Scratch Pottery. The show, titled Secret Pots & Jugging Cats will feature many new works by this talented artist….

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18″ Peony Shade

18″ Peony Shade

Last week, we completed an 18″ Peony shade for our showroom. We always try and meld showroom pieces in with our commission work. This gives visitors to our studio showroom something new to see each time they visit. While Bill fine tuned the layout for the Madame Charpentier window, Irwin worked on this shade. The…

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Several Projects at Once

Several Projects at Once

After a short stint away from the studio two weeks ago, we hit the ground running when we got back to work. Irwin worked on completing two different lamp projects while Bill continued to make progress on our next large window commission. Bill has been hand painting faces and laying out portions for our next…

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Lily Ceiling Fixtures

Lily Ceiling Fixtures

Century Studios is pleased to announce the inclusion of two new ceiling fixtures to our line of unique Lily Lights. Inspired by an original Tiffany Studios fixture, we are now offering a 31 Light Lily Ceiling Fixture (shown in the photos above and below) and a 49 Light Lily Ceiling Fixture. The 31 Light Lily…

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22″ Dragonfly

22″ Dragonfly

We have recently completed two different 22″ Dragonfly shades. Commissioned by two separate clients, these shades were as different as night and day. Our first client requested a rich, deeply colored shade to be used as a floor lamp on the Twisted Vine Floor base (photo to right). The background glass in the shade started…

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New Shade Design & Wally Birds

New Shade Design & Wally Birds

7″ Geometric Shade Making its debut as a wall sconce in our showroom is a new shade design we have just added to our available patterns. This petite 7″ Geometric shade has a 2 1/4″ fitter ring which makes it ideal for wall sconces and as a hanging pendant fixture. This versatile shade can be…

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