quest for lamps

Lamps are sooooo difficult to buy. The standard lamps are everywhere, but we want the lamps to make a statement. I usually live without the right lamp for a while and wait for the lamp to happen – somehow down the road.

What we don’t want is this:

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or this:

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Lighting needs to be functional in a way, of course. But sometimes the function is not given, but the decor effect is great! Do you know this dilemma?

I fell in love with this textured lamp a few years ago. All male contractors made fun of it, but the female visitors got the idea….

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The Texan house needs all new light fixtures. Some will be very pratical, like closets or under cabinet lights in the kitchen. But I am sure some will be just decorative and add a cozy warmth to the room.

Like this:

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These I found in a hotel in China. I like the display in a group a lot.

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2 thoughts on “quest for lamps

  1. Hey, you are moving with your special lamps, don’t you?! And let your sons do a pottery workshop during holidays with the task of designing all kind of lamp shades… Seriously 🙂 I like those too!

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