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Margaret O'Rorke Lighting


The translucency of fine high-fired porcelain has led me to throw forms which give light. These ideas stem from the nature of the material, forms that can grow from the potter's wheel, the process of firing and a sense of adventure with light and space.

In early 2021 I was delighted to be invited to join Women in Lighting: the international group of lighting designers, makers, innovators and engineers. Find out more About Women in Lighting here. 

Meet The Team 

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Margaret makes...Margaret wanted to be a potter from the age of 14, she went to Arts School aged 16 and has worked as a studio potter for over 40 years. Margaret is now developing her own creative products for manufacture.

Nick O'Rorke, Margaret's son, wanted to be a shoe maker and designer from the age of 12. He created his own shoe company, Tsubo, in the USA in 1998. He sold Tsubo in 2008, returning to England, where he helped to set up Margaret O'Rorke Lighting. 

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Lucinda promotes...Lucinda is responsible for the company’s publicity and promotion. She worked at Sotheby’s for 17 years and now works freelance in arts and auction house marketing.

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