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Selectism Buyer's Guide: 7 Creative Lamps for Your Home 1

We’ve pulled together a selection of fun lamps to help spruce up your home. If you are looking for more unique takes on lighting, this guide is for you. Featuring designs by artists like Grotesk and Steven Harrington, you will also discover animal inspired lamps by Pana Objects and Whatshisname. This eclectic mix will get you thinking about your lighting needs.

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Steven Harrington for Case Studyo Remain in Balance Lamps

Steven Harrington explores the idea of balance by turning wood into totem like structures into three different anthropomorphic lamps. Hand carved and hand painted, the lamps feature a hand splatteres linen drum lamp shade creating an organic earthly structure with a contemporary twist. To be released on March 7, 2012.

Pana Objects Frank Lamp

Four moveable legs on the Frank Lamp, Bangkok based Pana Objects has designed this interesting creation to brighten up your desk. Simply position the legs and adjust the light beam for proper reading. ($95)

David Kitz L-Lamp

This L-Lamp takes goes industrial with it’s focus on the raw materials that make up the lamp. The minimal structure features a porcelain socket and a low wattage carbon filament light bulb that reminds us of a simpler time. Available in five different color combinations – seafoam, charcoal, white, taupe and black. ($175)

Grotesk for Case Studyo 6ft 6in Sculptural Lamp

Dedicated to the timeless hardwood battles of 1990’s and reality of consumerism today, nothing says stylish more than a pair of stick like legs and blocky sneaker feet on a lamp. Hand painted wood and a pair of shoes inspired by the classic Jordan I’s. (Read more on the lamp here.)

Whatshisname Good Boy and Good Puppy Lamps

These two sculpted canines by London based Whatshisname were inspired by man’s best friend and come with an all matte black finish. Now available online.

Manhattan Project The Leroy Lamp

Handmade in New York, each lamp includes 8 feet of cotton cord connected to a half gallon glass ball jar. This ingenious design also has a two inch metal screw hook for easy installation. ($70)

Twist Together Lamp by Stephen Feuerborn and David Liatti

These twist together lamps never get old. Hail the Lego of all lamps with these geometric glowing blocks meant to light up your room subtly with a soft glow. Now available in a set of bright candy colors or darker shades of brown online. ($100)


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