Claire Norcross is an award-winning lighting designer based in Preston. Claire’s practice is closely rooted to her beginnings as a ‘designer maker’ within the craft market, and while she has produced bespoke designs and exhibitions pieces, she is best known for the commercial lighting designs for retailers such as Habitat and
Claire’s signature style is based around her love of organic forms and natural structures. Whether the project is a Christmas garland or a sculptural chandelier, the products demonstrate Claire’s intuitive approach to structure and great sensitivity to three-dimensional form and proportion.
By making the relevant connections to manufacturing processes, Claire’s ideas have been realised in a wide range of materials, including paper, glass and metal.