Pros: It’s affordable, dimmable, and available in six jewel-toned hues: yellow, red, hot pink, navy blue, sky blue, and bright green.
Cons: The top-heavy design is unstable and tips over easily.
Though the acrylic base is virtually shatterproof, the white mesh shade is a magnet for smudges and dings.
These lightweight stools stack up in a rainbow spiral for easy storage. Two newer iterations—an upholstered version and a barstool—were introduced at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, this modern classic features an asymmetrical shape and tilting head. AJ Table creates direct and angled illumination.