Posts Tagged ‘light’

Fresh Design lighting: Ampersand typographic table lamp

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
Fresh design typography light

Ampersand lamp

Are you a fan of typography and fonts?

Typography designs feature in a range of decor, homeware and home accessories, but we particularly like the look of this fab ampersand lamp.

The table lamp is made from powder coated white gloss and it has a striking red braided cable with a transparent switch. It would work well used as a light in various rooms – we can imagine it used on a desk, as a bedside lamp or in a living room, for example.

The ampersand table lamp is designed by Goodwin + Goodwin and available to buy for £124.95.

They also produce lots of other typography inspired products, so we recommend a browse of their store.

Mexican light garland lighting idea

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Novelty light garland

Mexico inspired lighting

Lighting doesn’t have to be boring! Why not bring an element of fun into a room by using a light garland?

This light garland is full of colour and life and draws its inspiration from the bright colours of Mexico.

Measuring 240cm in length, the Mexican 35 light garland is suitable for indoor use only and costs £40 from Heal’s.

Suck UK wooden light bulb lamp

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Light bulb lamp trendContemporary interior design lighting ideas

It’s a light bulb, but it’s also a lamp.

Cool and quirky, this wooden waffle-style lightbulb shaped lamp from Suck UK will light up your home and look fabulous.

It works with a regular 60 watt bulb and can be purchased online from Urban Outfitters.

If you love the whole quirky light bulb trend that’s in full whack at the moment, then check out our previous post on designer carbon filament light bulbs.

Optometrists light box from Skinflint Design

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Funky eye test trend

Eye chart light box

Oh my goodness, I love this!

Following on from our recent post on the eye chart trend in home accessories, this fabulous optometrists light box is the perfect companion.

The one off original piece, circa 1960, has been rewired with eight switchable lamps, so you can carry out your own do-it-yourself style eye tests…or just use it as a wall light and enjoy the funky light it provides.

This wonderful item is available to purchase from Skinflint Design and costs £1200.

Aquarius pendant lamp from Fashion For Home

Monday, November 7th, 2011
Modern origami style pendant light

Elegant pendant lamp

Simple but impressive, this Aquarius pendant lamp draws on the influences of the traditional Japanese origami style lights.

Although the folds on this light are less dramatic than other pendant designs, the effect is equally pleasing and the end result is an elegant pendant lamp that will work in any small to moderately sized room.

It’s very affordable too, as it’s currently reduced to £49 from Fashion For Home.

Design classic: Brooklyn giant floor lamp

Monday, October 31st, 2011
Industrial chic over-sized floor lamp

Giant red lamp

A design classic and oozing with industrial style charm, this Brooklyn giant floor lamp is a stylish alternative to a standard upright lamp.

The versatile lamp can be angled with ease, giving you plenty of flexibility, and looks just at home in a living room as it does in a study or home office. The lamp is made of high quality aluminium and this one has a lovely red powder coated finish

The red version of the Brooklyn giant floor lamp is available on express delivery from The high street price is usually £225, but you can get yours for only £79.

Quad loop carbon filament designer light bulb

Monday, October 17th, 2011
Designer carbon filament loop light bulb

Filament light bulb

Who knew light bulbs could be so lovely?

This hand crafted carbon filament light bulb offers a modern take on a traditional 1930s style bulb, with lovely loops of filament inside creating a unique glow of light.

You won’t want to hide this bulb under a great big lampshade – either use it without one so that it’s entirely visible, or pair it with a shade that will allow you to see the filament effect.

The quad loop carbon filament light bulb is available for £18 from Mimime on Bouf. There’s a special offer on at the moment – if you buy 3, you can get 1 free!

Block print lampshade by Helen Rawlinson

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
Designer handmade lampshades by Helen Rawlinson

Screen printed lampshade

New from designer, Helen Rawlinson, is this block design screen printed white lampshade.

The design is inspired by tower blocks, ladders and shelving systems and the end result provides a modern design with a hint of retro.

The lampshade on its own can be purchased for £39, but the tall, wenge lamp base shown, or the same base in a natural colour, is available too for an extra fee.

All items, along with some other lovely products, can be purchased from Helen Rawlinson’s shop on Not On The High Street.

Silver Arquette lamps from Plumo

Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Silver perforated designer lights

Perforated silver lamps

It’s a while since we last featured any home offerings from Plumo, but their new Autumn / Winter 2011 range is full of interesting ideas, like these metal Arquette lamps.

Designed in Holland and made in Egypt from copper with a silver finish, the lamps are available in a small pear or oversized bulb shape. The perforated design on the outside will ensure that dappled light will create patterns across your room – perfect for intimate mood lighting.

The small Arquette lamp costs £79 and the large £139, from Plumo.

Leitmotiv light bulb chandelier from Tesco

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
Leitmotiv Pendant Lamp 1001 years of light Light bulb chandelier

We’ve featured some stunning chandeliers before, including a wine glass chandelier and milk bottle chandelier, but here’s another eye-catching Leitmotiv chandelier.

The grey and silver light bulb pendant lamp is made from durable glass and steel and features four graduating circles of light bulbs. Subtitled, ’1001 Years of Light,’ the pendant lamp will provide a quirky and unusual lighting statement for a room.

The light bulb chandelier costs £264 from Tesco Direct.

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