7 Table Lamps Sure To Up The Charm Of Any Room


From contemporary to charming, these small table lamps find their match in petite surfaces and blooming florals.

Photos by William and Susan Brinson

Growth Spurt

San Diego-based artisan Nicholas Pourfard’s articulating Mushroom Lamp is composed of two hand-crafted ceramics connected via a ball joint design, allowing for an intimate interaction between the lamp and glowing light source. Shown here in Fern Green glaze alongside an Aesthetic Movement-inspired Compton Table by Vaughan Designs, the statuesque piece is enveloped by an airy Soane Britain Floral Lattice fabric by Karun Thakar. lovehouseny.com, vaughandesigns.com, soane.co.uk

Grasshopper Table Lamp with orange shade

French Flare

Galerie des Lampes’ aptly named Grasshopper Table Lamp walks the line between old world charm and modern-day whimsy. The slim antique nickel base leads to a gathered orange silklike lampshade that pops against Bennison’s winding Little Mimosa motif. Below, a Julian Chichester solid oak Duck Bill Side Table in hand-coated blackened brass makes for a fitting pairing. iatestastudio.com, bennisonfabrics.com, julianchichester.com

Organic Matter

With Julian Chichester’s brass Miro Side Table as gleaming support, the mixed material Dome Table Lamp commands attention in any room. Conceived by Rhode Island School of Design graduates turned Brooklyn design duo, In Common With, the lamp’s spherical top draws inspiration from traditional coil pot making—a process where bands of clay are stacked and smoothed to create a solid façade. Each dome is ripe with texture, further accentuating its handmade quality, which is beautifully highlighted here against a playful Jasmine and Frangipani floral by Karun Thakar. julianchichester.com, incommonwith.com, soane.co.uk

Verbascum Apothecary Table Lamp

Pattern Play

Hand-painted by English artist Sophie Coryndon for Soane Britain, the Verbascum Apothecary Table Lamp’s lovely floral design is inspired by Moorish earthenware jars that later became popular in Italian apothecaries during the 15th century. Coryndon’s limited-edition lighting collection features six unique motifs painted onto tulipwood bases. Perched atop Julian Chichester’s 18th Century Bedside oak table—and crowned with a Soane Britain Coral fabric shade—the vignette is completed by Namay Samay’s Viha floral textile. soane.co.uk, julianchichester.com, johnrosselli.com

small table lamp hector finch

Crown Jewel

Fermoie’s Red Marden lampshade adds a playful pop to a Mala Table Lamp from British lighting company, Hector Finch. The hand-cut, multi-faceted base is inspired by Italian Murano glass, while the rich blue color further accentuates its thoughtful shape and gem-like façade. Matching this time-honored aesthetic is a Vaughan Designs Newnham Etagère and ethereal Sarassa textile by Bennison. johnrosselli.com, hectorfinch.com, vaughandesigns.com, bennisonfabrics.com

Double Trouble

Created by Mexico City-based designer Maria Beckmann, and represented at Tuleste Factory in New York, the Paragus (left) and Acento lamps may be small in size, but they provide a hefty dose of ambiance. Available in a range of woods and metals, each lamp exudes a reflective warmth when illuminated and a striking visual accent when switched off. Seen here positioned on a walnut Post Side Table from Rose Tarlow Melrose House, the arresting tableaux is topped off with a Tissus d’Hélène Fleurs de Jouy textile. tulestefactory.com, rosetarlow.com, johnrosselli.com