Copper Crush: 10 of the Best Shiny Pieces for Your Home


Copper and bronze finishes are everywhere; here are a few of our favourite stylish finds

Words Pendle Harte

Danish Design


Fiona McDonald has been sourcing antiques for over 20 years and has an established reputation for elegant and distinctive mid-century design. We’re coveting this 1960s Danish light fitting by Jo Hammerborg for Fog and Mourn.

£850; fionamcdonald.com

In the Round


This metal cage-style table avoids looking cold with its appealingly curved shape.

Carter coffee table, £399; atkinandthyme.co.uk

Shine On


A copper worktop is the ultimate in culinary style. Especially if you polish it regularly.

Sebastian Cox kitchen, £POA; devolkitchens.co.uk

Abstract Art


This unusual vintage piece has aged beautifully, gaining an intriguing patinal 1980s Russian wall sculpture.

£720; fionamcdonald.com

Ring My Bell


Tom Dixon has become known for his brass-tone pieces; the shine on this perfectly formed lamp is beautiful.

Bell table light, £420; tomdixon.net

Light Up


Pairing matte, heavy concrete with shiny, delicate metals makes for a contemporary look and this impressive light avoids feeling too brutalist thanks to its brilliant gleam.

Gant concrete pendant light; £699; limelace.co.uk

Pots & Pans


Rosey-toned pans are the ultimate kitchen accessory and this range at John Lewis is durable, practical and brilliantly shiny.

Copper cookware, from £60; johnlewis.com

Hang Around


Display fruit, vegetables or anything else that you might need to have easily to hand in this shiny hanging basket.

Copper hanging basket set, £40; tch.net

Turn On


The MEM tap does not have an extrovert design, instead, the fitting becomes the interface between the architecture and the user. Finished in Cyprum, a highly reflective finish produced on the basis of 18-karat fine gold with genuine copper.

£POA; westonebathrooms.com

Tub Talk


Copper bathtubs are not only super stylish but they retain heat well, making them a practical as well as beautiful choice.

Copper bateau bath, £4,500; catchpoleandrye.com

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