The design inspiration for this 2008 piece came from the precise lighting capabilities of a surgical lamp.
Lighting has come a long way from the dangerous oil lamps of colonial times. One thing hasn't changed, however: the fact that we would be shrouded in darkness without these convenient sources of light. From hanging pendants to table-top lamps, we've compiled some of our favorite lighting fixtures. Click here to see some more of our favorite luminaries.
- Forever replacing bulbs might fast become an act of the past as long-lasting, energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs) make their way into the marketplace.
A magnetic platform supports this lamp, which spins 360 degrees. An infared switch detects movement, so turning it on and off is as simple as a wave of the hand.
Designed in 2004, this piece features high-gloss and powder-coated moulded and welded sheet steel, and felt glides. Available in three sizes.
Design House Stockholm introduced some great pieces at last month's New York International Gift Fair, including this new table from designer Philip Edis. The planes can rotate around, allowing you to display different heights of books and trinkets or take up more or less space on the floor.
Of aluminum construction, this lamp features a shade that swivels 360 degrees and an arm that tilts 90 degrees. It has a dimmer control, is scratch resistant and is contructed of mostly recyclable materials. It won Best in Show and Best Lighting Design at Neocon 2007. It is also available as a floor lamp.
Featuring a 60,000-hour lifespan, this lamp consumes less than seven watts of power. The head tilts 135 degrees front to back and 90 degrees up and down. It offers 19 mounting options, and the base swivels 360 degrees.