When James Ecroyd and Jon Clark, both 23, graduated in respective design courses last summer, they decided to take their careers into their own hands and start their own business.

So the old school friends launched Mr. J Designs – a product design and bespoke furniture service based close to home in Halkyn, north Wales.

Keen to create a signature product that would represent their brand, James and Jon designed and made the Charles Bowler Hat Light. “We wanted a piece that would stand for our brand – quirky yet timeless,” says Jon. “It had to be functional, but also something just a little different to your average interiors accessory.”

“Having created the branding for the company using a traditional British bowling hat it was a logical step to create a product that made extensive use of the piece,” James added.

Just two days after launching the light the boys were delighted to have sold out! “We really didn’t expect the response we got,” says James. “But were thrilled with the comments we got from buyers, and have now had to go into production overload to meet demand!”

The Charles Bowler Hat Light is 100% wool with a pressed steel interior. RRP £64 ENDS

As a young company we really hope you will consider using the Charles Bowler Hat in your interiors pages/Christmas Gift Guides. If you would like high resolution images of the Charles Bowler Hat Light please don’t hesitate to contact us and we would also be more than happy to provide samples for photo shoots. Jon and James are available for comment.

Contact: Jon Clark and James Ecroyd
Tel: 077722 96642
Email: info@mrjdesigns.co.uk
Website: www.mrjdesigns.co.uk
Twitter: @MrJDesignStudio
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