Copper and bronze finishes are everywhere; here are a few of our favourite stylish finds
Words Pendle Harte
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.
In the Round
This metal cage-style table avoids looking cold with its appealingly curved shape.
Carter coffee table, £399; atkinandthyme.co.uk
A copper worktop is the ultimate in culinary style. Especially if you polish it regularly.
Sebastian Cox kitchen, £POA; devolkitchens.co.uk
This unusual vintage piece has aged beautifully, gaining an intriguing patinal 1980s Russian wall sculpture.
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
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
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
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.
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