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CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS


"At Solomon&Wu we took mouldings as a starting point and decided to make them exciting again. We love to make things that have never been seen before."

COMPANY
The founding principle of Solomon&Wu was to apply contemporary design to traditional mouldings, enabling us to do something extraordinary, preferably something no one has ever done before. This allows us an open mind when designing our own range of products and total freedom when working with designers.
At the heart of everything we do are the sculptors and designers who develop an idea into a product from
sketches and conversations. Having started by bringing design to plaster mouldings we have now applied the same ethos to create hardware, GRP panels, furniture, mirrors and fittings.
2013 will see the launch of the first Solomon&Wu standard range of door handles and furnishings.
We intend to make the next big thing, not copy the last one.
PRODUCTS
The Solomon&Wu range of products are based around the idea that details in our environments are the most interesting elements. We take the simple moulding formats that you would find in any house and redesign them using new shapes. Our aim is to give the designer a range of elements that can be put together in a variety of ways, from a simple wall panel to an entire room of cornice, architrave, skirting and panelling. Each collection has it's own style. The Hudson's flat planes create a relaxed, modernist feel and the Cubist collection can be bombastic with it's large scale wall panels.
Linear Structure has a delicate interlacing of straight lines on different scales whilst the Caumont series was based on the shimmering light reflecting off a river breaking the flat surface into hundreds of colliding ripples. The beauty of the mouldings format is that we can always add a new element, a corbel, sconce or ceiling rose and each design will apply to each element differently.
We are not governed by any rules except that each piece has to have the feel of the other elements in the series; a detail that complements it's companions.
MANUFACTURING
The founding principle of Solomon&Wu was to apply contemporary design to traditional mouldings, enabling us to do something extraordinary, preferably something no one has ever done before. This allows us an open mind when designing our own range of products and total freedom when working with designers.
At the heart of everything we do are the sculptors and designers who develop an idea into a product from
sketches and conversations. Having started by bringing design to plaster mouldings we have now applied the same ethos to create hardware, GRP panels, furniture, mirrors and fittings.
2013 will see the launch of the first Solomon&Wu standard range of door handles and furnishings.
We intend to make the next big thing, not copy the last one.