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  1. Learning with Litecraft : The difference between Glass & Crystal
    Learning with Litecraft : The difference between Glass & Crystal It all lies in the amount of lead, here’s a little bit about glass that you may not have known, glass is made from melted silica, a constitute of sandstone, when this compound is melted and cooled down it produces a clear material which we call glass. When it comes...
  2. Litecraft City Guide : Manchester – The Alchemist
    Litecraft City Guide : Manchester – The Alchemist This great establishment can be found at the corner of Byrom and Hardman Street sitting between the corporate buildings of the Spinningfields, Manchester, with its sparkling array of twinkling fairy lights showing through the glass front, it’s hard to miss. Walking down from Deansgate into the heart of this trendy district you’ll...
  3. How to: Create Rough Luxe in 4 easy steps
    How to: Create Rough Luxe in 4 easy steps The hottest trend this autumn is also the most affordable; it can easily be recreated on a budget. The Rough Luxe effect combines the edginess of Industrial with a touch of luxury. Here we look at 4 easy ways to add this trend into your home. The main element to Rough Luxe is...
  4. Learning with Litecraft : Omer Arbel & Bocci
    Architect Omer Arbel’s work is a great example of contemporary designs, particularly in the field of lighting. Originally from Jerusalem and brought up in Vancouver Canada, Arbel is a renowned architecture in several fields including furniture, lighting and electrical accessories. His most notable designs are from his lighting installations with Bocci, a contemporary design and manufacturing company based in Vancouver, with whom...
  5. Litecraft City Guide : Manchester – The Whiskey Jar
    At the eastern tip of Manchester’s industrial yet trendy Northern Quarter in what was once the heart of the textile industry you’ll find The Whiskey Jar. Opening in the Christmas of 2012, the bar sits at the corner of Tariff and Hilton Street between old textile factories and warehouses, most of which have been converted into neighbouring bars and restaurants...
  6. Be Inspired : Industrial
    Industrial is the urbanites Country Restoration, very similar are these two trends, bringing out the old and making it contemporary. The main theme running through the increasingly popular trend is it's simple, stripped back and unpretentious elements, a utilitarian appeal . Interiors are raw, practical whilst full of character and nostalgia. These style of interiors show off the original designs...
  7. Learning with Litecraft : The Castiglioni Brothers
    Learning with Litecraft : The Castiglioni Brothers "Start from scratch. Stick to common sense. Know your goals and means". A Castiglioni Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni were industrial designers in Italy's post-war design renaissance, known as the Castiglioni Brothers their designs have gone on to influence the many house hold and decorative structures we see today, such as furniture, lighting...
  8. Litecraft City Guide: Manchester – Teacup on Thomas St
    Litecraft City Guide: Manchester – Teacup on Thomas St You’ll find this quirky little eatery nestled in the trendy back streets of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. This quaint tea shop is the brainchild of Mr Scruff, a Music producer, DJ and cartoonist. A lovely little gem worth a visit if you’re a fan of leaf teas, home baked cakes and hearty...

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