Dallas Artist Aaron Tate's Lighting Now at Culp Associates!

So fun and glamorous....this mouth-blown bubble glass sconce was made by Dallas glass maker Aaron Tate and is part of his new line, designed in conjunction with Dallas lighting designer Catherine Miller.

You might remember that I showed Tate at work in his studio last October, shortly after he'd moved here from Seattle. At the time, they were hard at work refining designs, and just getting started on prototypes for their lamps and sconces. It's exciting to see how the line has evolved, and I just got an email from Miller letting me know that the line is now available to the trade at Culp Associates.

I love the masculine colors combined with a collar of delicate ruffles.....

It's a small line to start -- just five pieces -- but considering that they are each mouth blown and then wired and fitted with handmade shades, it's probably a smart idea to limit the collection.

Bubbles table lamp......it really mimics the way bubbles rise in a pool of water, doesn't it? Can you imagine how hard it is to capture an effect like that, blowing molten glass at the end of a long metal pipe?

all white with a sumptuous chocolate silk shade.....I never get tired of white and chocolate combinations.

Miller and Tate do custom work all the time, so there's really no limit to what designs or colors you can get. Also, FYI -- Dallas interior designer Michelle Meredith is designing a collection for the line soon....