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Press Release | Jo Downs Launches New Chandelier Collection | Feb 2018

Press Release





Jo Downs Launches

New Chandelier Lighting Collection

Launceston Studio Launch Event | Friday 9th& Saturday 10thFebruary 2018



Image: Jo Downs' new Tabella Aetatis rectangular lighting chandelier 

This February, designer Jo Downs will be unveiling brand new work at the cutting edge of contemporary glass design, expanding her portfolio for the first time to the creation of spectacular chandelier lighting. Cut, crafted, fired and finished at her Launceston studio, these uniquely beautiful works represent the next step in the complex field of fused-glass design, and are available as part of Jo's custom design service.

From her trademark, ocean inspired motifs, to geometrically inspired collections, these new works update the classic concept of the chandelier for the 21st century interior design market, and on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th February, Jo will be showcasing each of these stunning new collections at her Launceston studio gallery.

The launch also marks the beginning of a new creative partnership between Jo Downs Handmade Glass and design company Northern Lights, who have been creating inspiring lighting solutions since 1987, and have worked with Jo to create integrated lighting for her new range of chandeliers.


Image: Jo Downs' new Piscis Kaleidoscope lighting chandelier 



Image: Jo Downs' new Camella Altocumulus lighting chandelier

See or contactinteriors@jodowns.comfor further information.




Print Ready 300dpi images for press use:

Tabella Aetatis Chandelier

Piscis Kaleidoscope Chandelier

Camella Altocumulus Chandelier

Notes for Editors:

Jo Downs Handmade Glass

One of the world's most prominent fused glass artists, British designer Jo Downs' handcrafted work is inspired by the coastal setting of Cornwall where she lives and works. Jo's range of beautiful glassware includes hangings, bowls and mirrors alongside her much sought after statement interior pieces such as wall panels and art frames.

Jo has also developed her studio to undertake large interior projects. Her innovative designs have earned her hundreds of private commissions, producing fused glass windows, mirrors, wall panels and other artworks for homes, hotels and corporate headquarters around the world.

Jo Downs galleries can be found in Ripley, Surrey,in Twickenham, Middlesex,and in Cornwall at Market Place St Ives, Middle Street Padstow, Fore Street Fowey, Fore Street Tintagel and at her Launceston studio, where you can also see Jo and her team at work.

Further Information

You can find Jo's working studio and gallery at Unit 27g, Pennygillam Way, Pennygillam, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7ED, tel: 01566 779779. The studio and gallery are open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, and the gallery on Saturdays 9am - 5pm.

Other galleries at: Market House, Market Place, St Ives, TR26 1RZ. Tel: 01736 797722 / Middle Street, Padstow, PL28 8AP.Tel: 01841 533854 / Fore Street, Fowey, PL23 1AH. Tel: 01726 832005 / Fore Street, Tintagel, PL34 0DB. Tel: 01840 770954 / High Street, Ripley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6AY. Tel: 01483 225742 /Heath Road, Twickenham, TW1 4BN. Tel: 020 8241 2296. /You can also see and buy Jo's work online at

For press information, additional images or samples contact Mercedes at Fine Art Communications / Tel 07825 270235 /