Desk lamp

  • AILE Lamp
    Delicate and light, AILE is a desk lamp created by Ferréol Babin, a French independent designer based in Treviso, Italy. AILE is an impeccable prototype, made of aluminium, carbon fibre, paper and LEDs, and can be powered by both mains and USB plug. A flat LED source is hidden under the curved dome, made of paper, and […]
  • Jurassic Light 117
    Studio Dessuant Bone’s Jurassic Light 117 is the culmination of Another Country’s invitation to design a bespoke industrial design object as part of their 5-Year Anniversary Exhibition, The Dorset Series. Held during London Design Festival 2015, the intent was for the designed pieces to reflect homage to the Dorset region. The resulting minimalistic Jurassic Light 117 […]
  • Sherlock Lamp
    Outofstock’s Sherlock Lamp combines thin lines and innovation in illumination. The Sherlock Lamp takes its name from a nod to the nostalgia abounding the stories of the famous detective. The formal relationship between the lamp and that of a magnifying glass, are obvious, but also quite subtle. The thin rim of illumination used to provide […]
  • Cirkellamp
    The late Dutch industrial designer and sculptor, Aldo van den Nieuwelaar, characterised by geometric abstraction, a systematic approach and a minimal use of image resources — consistently represents simplicity and clarity of form in his work, reducing the design of all his products to their very essence. When I discovered the quite wonderful and minimalistic […]
  • Light
    This minimalist lamp is a recent creation of the Japanese studio YOY, who’s work we previously featured. The piece, laconically titled Light, is a modern take on an old concept. It breathes new life into a familiar lampshade idea. Thanks to the cleverly shaped LED fixture, the lamp produces a lampshade-like projection on the wall. […]
  • 123 Lamp
    Federico Floriani’s 123 Lamp is a kit of minimalist parts. The sinuous composition of these elements is just the gravy. Italian industrial and graphic designer Floriani has conceived this source of illumination through a want of pushing structure abstraction to explore new aesthetics and leave behind the classic bulb. The result sees a solid oak […]
  • Stroke
    Meet Stroke, an LED desk lamp that seamlessly blends into your workspace with its smooth body. Stroke is manufactured by Bsize in Japan. Best light, minimal structure. Stroke is made of a single, thin, matte white sprayed, curved metal pipe. The integrated LED gently diffuses the light so that the surrounding is illuminated evenly. A […]
  • Switch Lamp
    New York based industrial designer and artist William Lee recently presented his latest offering at NY Design Week. This is Switch, a limited edition, minimalist lamp that engages interaction through its own function. The desk/bedside lamp draws inspiration from two places; a typical on/off switch on the wall, coupled with Lee’s interest for art direction, […]
  • Fluida Lamp
    The delicate and versatile Fluida desk lamp has been created by Marco De Santi and Alessandro Paoletti of Studio Natural for Italian brand Martinelli Luce. The piece, as the name suggests, can be fluidly adjusted to changing lighting needs and uses of the desk A thin flexible strip, fitted with LEDs, is attached to two metal bases. […]
  • M Lamp
    Northern Irish industrial designer, David Irwin, operates specifically within the spectrum of contemporary furniture, product and lighting design, and it’s his lighting design that I’m introducing today. More specifically, the M Lamp – a simplistic and wireless task lamp. Inspired by the archetypal miner’s lamps of 19th century, Irwin set out to create a contemporary […]
  • Timp Lamp
    Timp is a desk lamp by German-based industrial designer Lutz Pankow for Pliet. It is designed with extreme efficiency by using only 21W, is dimmable and creates a crisp, clean light that illuminates without any reflection. Being produced in 3 types of solid wood, it can be adjusted to secure to any table thickness between 10-60mm […]
    2012.08.27Adele Lim
  • Desk Objects by Max Phillips
    These ambiguous desk objects by Max Phillips are truly a feat of minimalism. All three objects share the same form, which allows them to conceal their function until they are picked up. Phillips uses switchable smart glass, which turns from opaque to transparent with human touch, to achieve the unique property of these objects. One object is […]
    2012.08.02Jillian Japka