|Bronze Tree Trunk Table Lamp|
Like pieces of a puzzle that alone have no significant function, yet joined they make a well defined unit; Janna connected these independent experiences to define her niche in the art world. It was while she was visiting a successful home store and saw a “run of the mill” sconce that the light came on, both figuratively and literally. Using her artist’s point of view, which she combined with technical capabilities, her blank canvas became a product that filled a market need. Janna launched a business making beautifully creative lighting that performs a needed function while still being pleasing to the eye.
|Steel Table Lamps|
Thirty years later the products of Ugone and Thomas have evolved, blending historic references with industrial elements and a fresh contemporary approach that continues to inspire. Incorporating their backgrounds in jewelry, ceramics, and painting with their business experiences and design skills, they have created unique lighting products. The lamp shades are printed on museum quality archival paper or hand cast out of earthenware clay. The molds for the pewter finials and pull charms are first made in jewelers’ wax and then each one is individually cast. Bases include ceramic, brushed copper combined with Vermont slate, and hand forged
|Edison Globe Lamps|
Smith Galleries is located in the Village at Wexford, Suite J11 (UPSTAIRS), on Hilton Head Island. Gallery hours are 10 - 6 Monday through Saturday. 843-842-2280