brıtısh desıgner lee broom founded hıs company ın 2007, just two years before the 'herıtage boy' collectıon came out.
"that was my watershed moment - the fırst tıme ı created pıeces from scratch."
Lee Broom is one of the UK’s leading product & interior designers. Since 2007 he has released over 75 furniture and lighting products, which he designs and manufactures under his own label and has created more than 20 products for other brands. He has also designed over 40 commercial retail, restaurant, bar and residential interiors.
He has won more than 20 awards including the prestigious British Designer of the Year Award for hıs 'carpetry serıes' alongsıde his renowned lighting product, the ‘Crystal Bulb’ in 2013.
"up untıl my crystal bulb desıgn, ı was known ın the uk desıgn ındustry and to a lesser extent ın europe. that pıece caught the attentıon of a wıder publıc."
A supporter of British manufacturing techniques, Broom designs, manufactures and retails his own collections, in addition to collaborating with leading brands including Christian Louboutin, Mulberry and Matthew Williamson.
Having started out in theatre school - a beginning which has greatly influenced the sense of drama and narrative that his collections create - Broom’s career took a change of direction after he won a fashion design competition at the age of 17. This led him to meet and then go onto work for the legendary designer Vivienne Westwood, after which he studied for a degree in fashion design at Central St Martins.
from london, uk.
"a stylıstıc evolutıon from ornamental to sculptural."
"Fashion is still a great source of inspiration."
For Milan design week 2017, Lee Broom has filled a carousel with products he designed over the past decade to celebrate his studio's 10th birthday, and named the ınstallatıon tıme machıne.
"a dramatic and modernist interpretation of a fairground carousel".
The designer's Time Machine grandfather clock, made from a monolithic block of Carrara marble, was presented as a centrepiece for the installation.
Time Machine is Broom's largest Milan installation yet. With it, he wanted to "document the journey of past in a thought-provoking way."
for Milan desıgn week 2017, I wanted to recreate pieces I had designed over the past ten years in a single color palette and with new and different finishes which would give a cohesion to the presentation."
Broom set up his own design label in 2007. As well as numerous collections of furniture and lighting, he has also completed a variety of retail, hospitality and residential interiors, including a personal shopping suite for Topman and a prostitution-themed restaurant.
Most recently, he created a collection of ceramics for British luxury brand Wedgwood featuring monochrome stripes and colourful detailing reminiscent of postmodernist design.
Lee Broom is to furniture what Marc Jacobs or Tom Ford are to fashion.