Alvaro Picardo

Injecting instant style at the flick of a switch, Alvaro Picardo’s simple yet striking lampshades are a visual delight. The Spanish-born, London-based creative transforms classic light fittings into delightful conversation pieces, hand-painting elegant parchment shades with striking matte stripes, glossy starbursts and dazzling diamond checks, all worked in luscious Farrow & Ball colours. And besides his own beautifully crafted creations, Picardo offers a bespoke service, conjuring unique designs in the pattern and palette of your choice. With lampshades as stunning as Alvaro Picardo’s, what else can we say but “Let there be light!”