- After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the world for four years with indie-rock musician Benjy Ferree.
Spot weilding allows this wire seat to sport such unique geometry, and powder-coating gives it its bright hue.
Pros: An attractive energy-efficient lamp on the market! An LED bulb illuminates
The design is pleasantly eccentric: The pull is reminiscent of a vintage library light, and a colorful cord snakes through one of the legs.
Cons: The brass plating is a beacon for fingerprints and scratches. Opt for the powder-coated version instead.
The opaque steel shade channels light directly downward—fine for a desk or as an accent, but don’t expect beams to reach every dark corner.
What a difference a fold makes. Tab’s single-pleat shade rotates to redirect its rays, offering a spotlight on all those essentials—post-its, pens, coffee mugs, "tidy" stacks of papers—and other essentials we keep piled on our desks.