Lighting

Honeycomb Table Lamp

This is less than $50, which is crazy considering most lamps that look similar to this retail for more than $200 (at least).

“This softly lit Honeycomb Table Lamp is made of silk worm cocoon and sits atop a wooden base. The unique swirls make this lamp a perfect accent for any living space. A definite eye-catching design.”

Base: 5″ Sq, Lamp: 8″ Dia
Silk Worm Cocoon

Purchase Information:

Price: $44.95
Availability: Buy Honeycomb Table Lamp here

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Plisse Hanging Lamp

This reflective modern lamp would be a smart choice for over a dining table or in a living room.

“Known for finely crafted creations using recovered materials and metal, Dutch furniture designer Piet Hein Eek reinvents the lampshade in shining faceted aluminum. Silver.”

Measures approximately 13¾” diameter.

Purchase Information:

Price: $495.00
Availability: Buy Plisse Hanging Lamp here

Tolomeo Mega Floor Lamp

I love the scale of this floor lamp.

“The Tolomeo design begins with a heavy base and ends with a matte anodized aluminum diffuser that swivels 360 degrees and can be easily turned with a cool-to-the-touch steel handle. In between, the lamp’s dual-arm body adjusts by loosening and tightening the central and bottom joints, and steel tension cables provide infinite positions in which the lamp can be held. The Mega comes with a 17″ parchment shade that reaches far over a sofa or bed.”

H 58-131.5″ Base Diameter 13″

Purchase Information:

Price: $650
Availability: Buy Tolomeo Mega Floor Lamp here

Dioscuri Ceiling/Wall Lamp by Michele de Lucchi

We have posted the regular Dioscuri Lamps before, but this is the ceiling/wall version, and I do have to say I’m quite taken with this as an option for above a bathroom mirror.

“this ceiling/wall mounted luminaire produces brilliant incandescent lighting. it is UL listed for wet locations and suitable for indoor and outdoor applications. a minimalist design features a simple globe and a totally hidden support structure. globe diffusers are comprised of etched white hand-blown glass, available in two distinct sizes 25(10″) and 35(14″). even though not normally visible the white mounting plate is made of durable and sleek polycarbonate. the lamp is designed for mounting to standard electrical junction boxes UL approved.”

dioscuri 25 9″h x 9.7″w, $192
dioscuri 35 13.3″h x 13.7″w, $232

Purchase Information:

Price: $192.00
Availability: Buy Dioscuri Ceiling/Wall Lamp by Michele de Lucchi here

Tube Top Table Lamps

Purchase Information:

Price: $100
Availability: Buy Tube Top Table Lamps here

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24 Karat Blau Lighting Series by Ingo Maurer

Though the price tag is a bit higher than what most of us have for our lighting budgets, this collection is quite striking (in a strange and interesting way).

“the 24 karat series is constructed of metal, plastic and gold. this lighting series is one that both geometric and organic looking. seeming to have an aged look and a modern design at the same time, the 24 karat lights are one of ingo maurer’s most interesting.”

24 karat blau M, (on left) this version is modular, the “standard” lamp can be multiplied to make a larger fixture.
$377.00

24 karat blau t table lamp,

Purchase Information:

Price: $638.00
Availability: Buy 24 Karat Blau Lighting Series by Ingo Maurer here

T.A.E. 1879 Oil Lamp by Opossum Design

Sure, it’s expensive, but I usually don’t like oil lamps and this one completely changed my mind. I kind of love it.

“Glass hurricane lamp houses an upturned light bulb, ironically converted into oil lamp, suspended by dipping wires. A functional sculpture created in homage to Thomas Alvin Edison’s 1879 unveiling of the world’s first long-lasting electric lamp, which lasted 13.5 hours.”

7″ x 13¾”.

Purchase Information:

Price: $485.00
Availability: Buy T.A.E. 1879 Oil Lamp by Opossum Design here

Jerry Lamp

Indestructible lighting made from recyclable materials seems like a wise purchase, and at this price you won’t have to save up for it either…

“The Jerry Lamp (2005) represents a new level in lighting flexibility – literally. Made from recyclable silicone, Jerry is soft and durable, able to be dropped, knocked or tipped over with little concern. The malleable hook shape means that Jerry can be used for virtually any application – hook it onto the headboard of the bed or off the side of a bookshelf, place it on a side table or counter.”

Green or white.

H 10.6″ W 6.5″ H 5.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $135
Availability: Buy Jerry Lamp here

branch floor lamp

Surprisingly nice lamp at a low price.

150W bulb (not included). Poly resin base with white fabric shade.
18″base x 60″h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy branch floor lamp here

Log Lamp by Elliott Johnson

Hand made by the designer, the log lamp provides a subtle light with a big impact.

“A surprising synthesis of material, form and function, the log lamp suggests that illumination sometimes comes from where you least expect it. The lamp’s stylized shape intimates its natural inspiration; when switched on, a soft glow through its frosty frame places it firmly in a modern context. Molded in plastic from a real log.”

15″ x 8″ x 5″
Hand cast plastic resin.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Louis Poulsen – Collage Pendant (lamp)

You might have to save up for it, but this pendant lamp sure would cast a nice ambient glow.

“All three [shades] have carefully been staggered in order to avoid any direct glare from the light source. The light and shadows from the fixture are ever changing when viewing the fixture from different angles.”

Material: Snow white (white), heavenly blue (blue), spring green (green), hotlips (pink) or smoke screen (smoketinted).

14.2h x 23.6 dia

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,196.00
Availability: Buy Louis Poulsen – Collage Pendant (lamp) here

Legna Pod lighting by jefdesigns

The legna pod votive is made from remnants of the legna lamp.

“The pod votive adheres to the principles of jefdesigns: clean, minimal, and organically modern. Hand-fabricated by the designer of open-ended, bottomless frosted acrylic tubes, wood veneer and aluminum hardware, each piece is unique and quantities are limited. Pod votives are made to order and ship in approximately 1 week.

The Legna Pod votive is intended for use in dry conditions with tealights only. If necessary, the acrylic may be cleaned with a wet cloth. LED tealights, a greener alternative to conventional candles, are ideal and sold separately.

Available in single, triple and quad configurations. All dimensions are approximate. Actual wood is used so expect variation from samples shown

Veneer options: teak,zebrawood,rosewood,bamboo.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $50
Availability: Buy Legna Pod lighting by jefdesigns here

Gus Lightstick

We’ve posted this before (Gus Lightstick), but it’s 60% off (!) here…

“A single bulb sits within a stainless steel frame while the top has a hidden bracket to attach to the wall. Its genius is in its simplicity.”

Size: 80″h x 5.5″w x 5.5d”

Update: No longer available from original retailer at discounted price, fyi.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Candlelier by Maxim Velcovsky

This would add some elegant ambient light to a table.

“Clean lines, controlled curves and a clever composition bring an element of sophistication to any dinner setting with Maxim Velcovsky’s interlinked tealight holders.”

1.5″Ø x 3.25″L x 2.5″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $39.00
Availability: Buy Candlelier by Maxim Velcovsky here

Gold Pigeon light

Limited edition wall-mounting pigeon light. 21 x 10.5 x 23cm.

Other colors, £55.00
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Purchase Information:

Price: $155.00
Availability: Buy Gold Pigeon light here