The lamp’s wood-turned stick shoots up from a cast aluminium base so making the ‘petiole’ – in botany the stalk that joins a leaf to a stem – between the base and shade. Designer and woodturner Andreas Bergsaker. Image via via Andreas Bergsaker. Petiole lamp photos by Lasse Fløde via Andreas Bergsaker.
Most table lamps allow you to change shades with ease and while some might have a spider fitting others could sport a uno fitting or clip-on. DO check this out before you think about switching the lampshade.
Bring on the pleats! This pleated porcelain pendant light is crafted by Art & Manufacture for Etsy shop La Fabrique Deco. Black braided cording and a touch of brass complete the design:
Finally we have the lovely designed by and for Esque Studio which is available in five fun hues that include the likes of Fuchsia Scarlet and Gold Topaz. You can use these pendants individually or as an eclectic collection to fashion a ceiling filled with color and charisma!
The geometric Spar Junior was designed by Jamie McLellan for New Zealand design company Resident. A smaller version of the brand’s Spar Floor Light this cantilevered table light incorporates a spun aluminium shade that pivots on two axes enabling light to be directed as required. Clean and simple the Spar Junior has a minimal industrial mien and handsome profile.
Perfectly balanced the angled lamp is combined with a correspondingly angled lectern and is somewhat evocative of the quiet desks used for study in those old-world academic institutions. Available as a small- and medium-sized table lamp in a range of wood shade colours Asterisco combines a funky soul with quiet beauty and presence.