A Shade Above

Category Brochure

Theme Astra

Toolset Contractor

Rita M Horne

A Shade Above is a bespoke, handmade lampshade specialist working with interior and lighting designers, hoteliers, and architects worldwide.


The great challenge in this project was the imagery. We had no professional photography to work with so much time was spent shooting lampshades on location and restoring scratchy old mobile phone photos. The result is really something special.


Build on WordPress & Astra Theme, the website incorporates Toolset Types, Views, Cred Forms, Access, and Maps. The team at A Shade Above can create and manage all their contact messages and custom posts (Blog, Projects, Ideas, Press Releases etc) via front-end forms and a special ‘editor’ page tailored to suit their needs.


The server hosting monthly subscription includes regular site backups and software maintenance services.


Webmaster services are retained on a monthly basis to manage ongoing SEO, carry out general website development work and ad-hoc copy for print.


How to create a brochure website using Toolset

To build a brochure website like this one with Toolset you will need to:

  1. Add custom post types to create sections for your website (showcase, testimonials, projects)
  2. Create custom fields so that it’s easy to update the pages with new information
  3. Insert custom taxonomies to group any services, events or other information by categories
  4. Display your content on the front end with Views
  5. Design your pages for each section using Layouts