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Lighting Advice and Services for Interior Designers

We love to work with you, the interior designers of this world because, not only do you get into the heart and soul of a project, but you bring a fresh perspective to any design.

Working with your colour pallets, textures and specifications, our collaborations with interior designers really let us be creative with our lighting and, because we are super flexible with what we can offer, we are sure to be able to find the perfect solution, for both you and your clients.


Our aim is to make your life as a designer as simple as possible. When it comes to pendant lights, we offer a simple mix and match service - enabling you to design the perfect fitting for the scheme, combining any of our four metal finishes with over 20 colours of chord.  We also offer a fully bespoke service where we can manufacture the light of your clients' dreams. All from our quiet and beautiful corner of Herefordshire, in the UK.


Our in-house design team are always available to help out with lighting designs. Got a difficult spot to light, or looking for something really dramatic to light a restaurant, for example? We can help with that.

If you heart sinks at the mention of IP44 bathroom lighting then we’ve got you covered. From super useful blog posts written for reference on IP zones within a bathroom to contemporary products that are both decorative and functional, the Fritz Fryer team are on the other end of the phone to answer any questions you may have.

Frequently asked questions from Interior Designers:

Do you offer a trade account and do I need to fill in a form?
Can I have a different colour flex from what is seen on your website?
I need my pendant shorter than 1m, can the electrician adjust the light on site?
One meter of chord is not long enough, can I have it longer?
Can you help with where I should hang the lights?
What height should I hand pendants above a kitchen island / dining table?

Which zone in the bathroom can I use your lights in?
Can I use your Nickel finish alongside chrome fittings?
What is your lead time?
Can you ship straight to my client?
Do you install the lights yourself?
What size shade is most popular for a kitchen island / dining table?
Is it a good idea to mix and match shades in different rooms?
Can you copy a light that my client is specifying?

Do you offer a trade account? Do I need to fill in a form?

Yes! We offer a tiered trade discount that is available to all. No forms to fill in, all we need from you is your registered address and your VAT number to set you up. Get in touch with those details here.  

Can I have a different colour flex from what is seen on your website?

Absolutely! We have over 20 colour options to choose from which can be seen here so if you would like to mix and match, feel free.  

I need my pendant shorter than 1m, can the electrician adjust the light on site?

Yes, this is an easy job the electrician can do when they come to install the pendant lights. If the pendants are a bespoke commission, it may not be possible, in which case we will advise that this adjustment is not possible, but we discuss the required lengths with you and supply them to the correct length, so all the electrician needs to do is install the fittings.  

One meter of chord is not long enough, can I have it longer?

Yes, just let us know at the point of ordering and we can adjust the lengths. From 1.5 meters to 12 meters, whatever length you need, we can make this for you.  

Can you help with where I should hang the lights?

Sure, our design team are available to offer a lighting design service, read more about that here.  

What height should I hand pendants above a kitchen island / dining table?

A good rule of thumb would be, pendants above a kitchen island or dining table should be hung 1.8m from the floor, taking into considerations the ceiling heights and if the surfaces will be moved for occasions.  

Which zone in the bathroom can I use your lights in?

Our IP44 Bathroom fittings can be used in zone 2 and outwards of the bathroom. If in double always check with the electrician. You can read up more about this on our bathroom lighting blog here.  

Can I use your Nickel finish alongside chrome fittings?

Absolutely!  

What is your lead time?

For non-bespoke items our lead time is generally up to 10 working days. Bespoke work may take up for 6 weeks, but this will be advised when the order is being placed.  

Can you ship straight to my client?

Yes, if this is suitable for both yourself and client, we can ship directly.Please note, we send parcels out with delivery notes, not invoices, so no prices are included.  

Do you install the lights yourself?

Unfortunately, we do not. If the order includes a particularly tricky chandelier, we may deliver the fitting to site and advise on how best to install it but an electrician will need to be present to make the connections, in some cases a scaffold tower may also need to be in place before our arrival.  

What size shade is most popular for a kitchen island / dining table?

As a rule, the large in any given shade works wonderfully. The Wellingtons in their XL size are also extremely popular.  Of course, it  depends on the space but, as an extremely general rule, nothing smaller than a large!  We are always very happy to help with sizing shades - just measure your table or island and give us a call for the best advice.  

Is it a good idea to mix and match shades in different rooms?

If you are worried about keeping the flow of a space room to room, then think about changing the glass type but keeping the form of the shade. For example, you could use a clear glass Hereford Lantern in the reception area, a ribbed Hereford Cluster in the lounge and Skinny Ribbed Hereford contemporary wall lights in the dining room.  

Can you copy a light that my client is specifying?

Unfortunately we are not able to offer this service. As designers ourselves we are very aware of the time, energy and cost involved in creating new designs, so do not copy existing pieces,  Not to mention that we would be infringing copyright laws and, in most cases, redesigning an existing fitting that someone is already making generally costs more than the original to remake.