Elegant example of mid-century design. Painted wood with central brass tube. Unmarked. Probably Australian maker.
This Watson Victor (New Zealand) made heat lamp from the 1950’s owes it’s design roots to the Bauhaus movement, but by way of it’s size has become a design icon on it’s own merits. This one, like most these days, was converted to a desk lamp.
Made in the 1980’s in Taiwan. Blissfully unaware and well ahead of the current design trend for theatre spots to be an essential feature of any uber cool home!
A 1950’s floor lamp. The shade is a beautiful splatter textured parchment.
Designed by Bill Iggulden Melbourne Australia 1962
The logical extension of the iconic ‘Studio K’ desk lamp.
Interlocking plastic leaves in the form of an artichoke, perhaps inspired by the Poulsen lamps, sold by IKEA all too briefly c.2006-2007. A common complaint was that it was too hard to assemble, but in fact it is a breeze – if you ignore the instruction booklet and just get some one to show you how.
Steel wire and vinyl ribbon. 1950’s
Perspex, ceramic and chrome plate …”South Sea Lamp” c.1950
Metal base with rubber bumper all round. Rubber goose neck. Chrome shade.