Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Wisteria

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Wisteria

The generously proportioned 28″ Wisteria makes an impressive floor lamp or chandelier fixture. For this shade we used a mix of blue, lavender and white blossoms intermingled with fresh green foliage. The mottled glass gives the flowers a sun dappled appearance, while the irregular lower border and lobed shape creates a naturalistic look. This shade…

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22″ Elaborate Peony

22″ Elaborate Peony

We have completed the 22″ Elaborate (or Windswept) Peony shade. Shown on the impressive Large Bamboo Table Base (27″ tall), this generously proportioned Tiffany Studios shade design is known for its intricate piecework and stunning depiction of peonies in full bloom. The cerulean blue background provides a lively backdrop that enlivens the multitude of red…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Windswept Daffodil

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Windswept Daffodil

It is well known that Louis Comfort Tiffany’s favorite flower was the daffodil, and the daffodils appear on lamp shades ranging from 14″ to 28″. The 20″ Windswept Daffodil is a lively rendition of this bright, cheery flower with the blooms dancing across the surface of the shade. Commissioned by a New Jersey client in…

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Juggling Projects

Juggling Projects

The past two weeks have been very busy at the studio. The 22″ Elaborate Peony moved from the light table to near completion and two geometric lamps were cut and fit to the forms. We are also pleased to announce that we have completed production on the large 6″ Pigtail Cap. This is the final…

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28″ Lemon Tree with Birds Chandelier

28″ Lemon Tree with Birds Chandelier

The 28″ Lemon Tree with Birds is a Century Studios original shade design by Bill Campbell. This generously proportioned shade takes its inspiration from a Tiffany Studios pictorial wall mosaic. Groupings of blue and yellow birds nestle among tree branches laden with ripening fruit. This example has a tropical color palette with a strong emphasis…

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18″ Clematis

18″ Clematis

The 18″ Clematis shade is a favorite Tiffany shade pattern and is an ideal vehicle to use exciting blue glasses in profusion. The non-repeating pattern presents a clustered mass of clematis flowers covering the surface of the shade. For this example, the flowers are a lively mix of textured, streaky, mottled and striated glasses in…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Persian

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Persian

The 16″ Persian Shade with Chain Mail is a geometric lamp with an exotic look.  The sunny yellow upper and lower geometric portions bookmark a decorative band of arabesques in accent tones of green and orange. Three rows of Chain Mail have been added to this shade, giving the piece an unique profile. We can…

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18″ Turtleback Turban

18″ Turtleback Turban

At Century Studios we create geometric and turtleback shades in many sizes and shapes. We were commissioned by a client in Illinois to create this 18″ Turtleback Turban shade. A sparkling band of hand cut and faceted green turtleback tiles bisects the boldly colored, heavily mottled, red and green glass that makes up body of…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Daisy

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Daisy

The 16″ Daisy Shade is a Century Studios hybrid of a Tiffany Studios shade design. The shade pattern is actually the 16″ Black Eyed Susan, but for years Bill had been speculating that the pattern would look wonderful in daisy colors. In 2012 we decided to put theory into practice. While this variation is a…

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A Busy Week At Century Studio

A Busy Week At Century Studio

It was another busy week at Century Studios, with several projects coming to completion and multiple projects progressing several paces forward. Bill Campbell finished the layout and cutting for an 18″ Clematis shade which is now being foiled. Irwin Terry completed the soldering on an 18″ Turtleback Turban shade (we will show the completed lamp…

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