The materials used in crafting a light are equally important: wood glass and metals are all worthy of note. When a lamp engenders a smile and arouses emotion in a person it is undoubtedly meant to be.
When used right the table lamp can bring symmetry color contrast texture and of course illumination to any room it adorns. And today we take a look at that offers everything you need and a whole lot more –
The bulbs used in table lamps these days have come a long way from the old CFLs and LED lighting is the preferred choice as it cuts down the power bill as well. But not all table lamps support this switch between so check out the finer details (like maximum wattage) before you make the purchase.
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.
We start off with the glitzy and glamorous . Available in two different sizes this is an absolute showstopper that combines wonderful diffused lighting with adequate task lighting.
Here’s another faceted piece this time featuring a thick black cord (that also comes in white and red). K1 is a geometric drop light by Gant & Mania crafted from clean white porcelain and available via Not on the High Street.
We now turn our attention to porcelain pendant lighting that features interesting details from hand-carved designs to gilded accents. Speaking of gold this hanging pendant light from Etsy shop Rachel Nadler Lighting and Ceramic Design showcases black leaf shapes outlined in 12-karat gold stain. Light shines through the holes in the black leaves as shown below:
From the sculptural and the ornate to the industrial and the modern there isn’t a style that porcelain can’t enhance! Below you’ll find 20 options that celebrate the beauty of illuminating design…
Savvy and sharp it will also work to animate and facilitate creativity and imagination. The aesthetically pleasing properties of light along with its capacity to frame a setting cannot be underestimated. A characterful lamp will have both soul and presence emitting a glow that works in tandem with one’s frame of mind.
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.
With the constant need to charge devices the w152 Busby is simply an affirmation of how we live today and a rather pleasingly aesthetic and intelligent one at that. The lamp is available in both ambient and directional models.
The Ivanhoe Sinclair Porcelain Pendant from Barn Light Electric celebrates industrial style. Choose from a wide range of colors cord styles and Edison bulbs to customize the light for your interior!
The general norm here is to pick a lamp where the bottom of the shade is at your eye level when you are seated or resting. This works whether you are shopping for a table lamp that fits your reading nook a beside lamp or even one that goes next to the couch in the living room.