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Fab Friday Bargain: Anglepoise type 75 mini task lamps in fresh funky colours

Friday, January 4th, 2013

 Anglepoise desk lamps in fresh design contemporary colours
Ah, the anglepoise lamp – a lighting design classic that’s still as fresh and functional today as it ever was.

The Type 75 mini task lamp is designed by Kenneth Grange and is the perfect size to use as a desk or table lamp. The lamp has a solid base and can easily be angled and moved to the position you want.

We particularly love the lamp in these colours – deep purple, powder blue and forest green – and they’re all available on a special buy price at John Lewis, of £68.

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.

Jack light by Tom Dixon

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Contemporary light by designer Tom Dixon

The Jack light

Do you remember the game of Jacks?

I’ve got fond memories of hours spent playing Jacks and this Jack light by Tom Dixon, which is based on a similar design, brings back plenty of happy memories.

The Jack light is made from plastic and is described as being a, ‘sitting, stacking, lighting thing.’ It’s sculptural in its design and, if you’ve got more than one of them, they can be stacked in quirky ways.

The light was first designed by Tom Dixon in 1994 and in 1997 it was awarded a Millenium Mark status in Britain. It’s available in orange, black or white.

Various retailers have the Jack light for sale, including the V&A Shop, who like it so much that it’s included as part of their permanent exhibitions at the V&A museum.

Moooi large horse floor lamp

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
Equine horse lighting home accessories trend

Giant horse floor lamp

Equine fans….fancy a horse in your living room?

There have been lots of animal lamps around in the last few years, but whereas most are table lamp sized, this one is life size!

The horse lamp was created by Swedish designers Front for Moooi and is made from black polyester. There’s a lot of detail on the horse, making it quite realistic – well, bar the fact that it has a lamp on its head.

You’ll definitely need a roomy house to accommodate this Black Beauty and we reckon it’s bound to become a talking point.

The Moooi horse floor lamp is available to buy from Made in Design.

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.

Industrial style ceiling light

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
Fresh Design industrial home ideas

Feature ceiling light

If you’re looking for a feature light to hang low above a dining table, then how about this shiny metal industrial style light?

Based on the design of a traditional industrial light, the ceiling light has a long 1.5m flex and a flat shade, which provides plenty of light. The design makes it perfect for using with a specialist designer light bulb for a stunning lighting effect.

The industrial style ceiling light is available for £99 from Rockett St George.

For more industrial style ideas for your home, check out Fresh Design’s Industrial Chic Guest Picks on Houzz.

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 Made.com. The high street price is usually £225, but you can get yours for only £79.

 
 
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