Harrods, the world-famous London department store, recently underwent a major refurbishment that included significant development of its escalator halls to respect and integrate the building’s rich history.
The design by international architectural practice Make, with lighting concepts by Nulty, enhances the unique architectural qualities of Harrods’ Grade II* listed building while adding beautifully crafted contemporary interventions in keeping with its character.
We were delighted to be asked to participate in this project to restore and revitalise two beautiful art deco chandeliers. Cast in aluminium, the chandeliers would have originally had tungsten lamps, which had at some point been replaced with fluorescent tubes.
Nulty designed a sophisticated LED system with very high output LEDs programmed to measure light levels that emanate from the large skylight and adjust accordingly to create an appropriately warm and inviting ambience.