Winging its way to John Lewis on 1 August is a range of animal pendant light shades. Designed by Dan Maier of lighting specialist Extraordinary Design, the shades are constructed from a specially made white polyprop with iridescent coloured sheens – pink for the pig, blue for the seahorse and purple for the bat. The Flying Pig and Seahorse light shades will be available in John Lewis stores, priced £23, and the Bat direct from Extraordinarydesign.com.
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