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PaperCity Houston March 2022

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are now located at Easter's Court just outside the Herefordshire market town of Leominster. They also have a showroom in Fulham near Chelsea Harbour and are carried in showrooms around the world. In addition to custom commissions for architects and interior designers world wide, their impressive CV includes refurbishing the marriage rooms at Westminster Registry Office and the Great Hall at Trinity College, Dublin, and lighting for The Connaught, Claridge's, and Brown's Hotel, London; The Four Seasons Hawaii; Gleneagles; The Pig Hotels; Hotels Endsleigh and Tresanton; and many Soho House Since the introduction of the Murano colored-glass range, the Paola pendants and wall lights, We love the simplicity of the design and the fact that the glass sings its own tune in an interior, introducing color or a contrasting tone. It's so important to support the incredible glass artisans of Northern Italy, in particular, Murano, to keep these centuries-old foundries in work so that those skills are not lost forever. New designs. Nearly all our fittings are designed by Hector Finch, and the one we're most excited about at present is our new bathroom fitting, the Zeppelin, a ground-breaking design for bathrooms utilizing a single piece of borosilicate glass slotted onto a brass backplate. Borosilicate glass is much lighter than conventional glass, as it does not contain lead. It was originally developed for laboratory use due to its versatility and resistance to heat. 2020 … Our COVID silver lining was the opportunity to move our headquarters into a building that formerly housed fine art and antiques auctioneers, which closed during the pandemic. We were able to fit out the sale room as a modern, warm, and spacious warehouse and converted the former furniture store into a purpose-built production workshop with an expanded engineering department and line of wiring benches. This facility, along with lovely offices, has transformed our working environment, as well as made us much more efficient and able to produce more custom fittings than previously. We added three n e w s h o w r o o m s i n N o r t h America during 2020 and have a dedicated Hector Finch space at Harbinger LA and a greatly expanded display in Chicago and Dallas. I'm also in conversation with a new showroom opening in Nashville. projects. They are currently working on two major London hotel projects set to launch in 2022. Hector Finch, to the trade at James, Decorative Center Houston, 5120 Woodway, EMMA FINCH: FAVORITE LAMPS, GIO PONTI, AND THE FUTURE AT HECTOR FINCH Personal favorites. Our Starback wall lights were used in the U.S. Ambassadors' Residence in London, and they liked them so much that they asked for them to be rewired for America for when they returned after their London engagement. Starback is timeless, elegant, and exemplifies everything about our brand in terms of quality and line. The square section arms are extremely difficult to achieve and are made by one of the most skilled metalworkers in the UK out of a solid lump of brass. We have some designers that specify them over and over again for all those reasons. Paola pendants Emma Finch Hector Finch Zeus hanging lanterns on brackets at The Pig at Bridge Place (Continued) 86

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