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Clear Quadriedri Table Lamp, Venini Style
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 quadriedri for each lamp. Elegant object of furniture. Period: late 20th century. Dimensions: 15 inches (38 cm) height; 10.50 inches (27 cm) diame...
Category

1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Tomado Chrome Table Lamp
By Tomado
Located in New York, NY
Pill-shaped chrome table lamp, manufactured by Tomado. This sculptural lamp throws off interesting shadow play. Wired to US standards.
Category

Mid-20th Century Dutch Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Tomado Chrome Table Lamp
  • Tomado Chrome Table Lamp
  • Tomado Chrome Table Lamp
  • Tomado Chrome Table Lamp
H 7 in. Dm 5.5 in.
Art Deco Floor Lamp, Czechoslovakia
Located in Praha, CZ
The item made of brass, opaline shades. Made in Czechoslovakia. Measures: Diameter of shades is 18 cm. Original condition.
Category

Vintage 1940s Czech Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Art Deco Floor Lamp, Czechoslovakia
  • Art Deco Floor Lamp, Czechoslovakia
  • Art Deco Floor Lamp, Czechoslovakia
  • Art Deco Floor Lamp, Czechoslovakia
H 60.24 in. W 22.45 in. D 15.75 in.
Double Magnifying Glass Desk Lamp
By Early Electrics Design Studio
Located in Peekskill, NY
This lamp is totally unique there is nothing out there like it. It takes a single candelabra bulb that looks larger in the thick magnifying glasses. With an antique style filament bu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Double Magnifying Glass Desk Lamp
  • Double Magnifying Glass Desk Lamp
  • Double Magnifying Glass Desk Lamp
  • Double Magnifying Glass Desk Lamp
H 18 in. W 6.75 in. D 6 in.
Multicolor Quadriedri Table Lamp, Mariangela Model
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 Quadriedri Murano crystal multicolored prism for each lamp. Nickel metal frame. Elegant object of furniture. Period: Late 20th century Dimension...
Category

1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Over Scale Tin Toleware Table Lamps
Located in Ferndale, MI
Over scale tin toleware table lamps, possibly Marlborough.
Category

Vintage 1960s American American Classical Table Lamps

Materials

Tin

  • Over Scale Tin Toleware Table Lamps
  • Over Scale Tin Toleware Table Lamps
  • Over Scale Tin Toleware Table Lamps
  • Over Scale Tin Toleware Table Lamps
H 45 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Gerald Thurston for Lightolier Desk Lamp
By Gerald Thurston
Located in Ferndale, MI
Gerald Thurston for Lightolier desk lamp.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Aesthetic Movement Table Lamps

Multicolor Quadriedri Table Lamp, Mariangela Model
By Venini
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 quadriedri Murano crystal multicolored prism for each lamp. Nickel metal frame. Elegant object of furniture. Period: late 20th century Dimension...
Category

1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Pair of White Vintage Table Lamps with Cork Accents
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A stunning matched pair of vintage white cylindrical table lamps with cork bands and original white woven fabric shades. Each lamp has a three way switch. In vintage condition wea...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

"Classic" Lamp by Victoria Morris for Lawson-Fenning
By Victoria Morris
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Classic" lamp by Victoria Morris for Lawson-Fenning.
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Bauhaus Chromed Floor Lamp by Robert Slezak, 1930s, Bohemia
By Robert Slezák
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This Bauhaus floor lamp was designed by Robert Slezak in the 1930s for the famous company producing a tubular furniture "Slezakovy zavody". It features a chromium plated base, side t...
Category

Vintage 1930s Czech Bauhaus Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Chinoiserie Porcelain Gilt Floral Ginger Jar Hand-Painted Table Lamp, Monumental
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous and monumental gilt hand painted floral Porcelain chinoiserie ginger jar wired as lamp. Lovely scale and proportions. Genius use of color.
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Midcentury Gio Ponti Style Italian Green Glass and Brass Table Lamp
By Gio Ponti
Located in Miami, FL
A very elegant Italian table lamp of blown Murano glass in a very rare color of slightly iridescent English green with a touch of blown clear glass containing gold inclusions and bra...
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Midcentury Pair of Crystal Lamps by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors Signed
By Orrefors, Carl Fagerlund
Located in Langserud, SE
A pair of vintage table lamps designed by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors, Sweden. Crystal glass. They are both signed in the bottom with Orrefors RD 207, circa 1970. Nice condition, ...
Category

Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal

White Mid-Century Modern Ellipse Shaped Brass and Enamel Table Lamp
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Ellipse shaped enamel and brass table lamp. Lamp is newly re-wired.  
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Gray Vintage Industrial Clear Glass Wall Lamp Scones
By Industria Rotterdam
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Industrial wall ceiling scones by Industria Rotterdam cast aluminum, clear glass. Weight: 1.30 kg / 2.9 lb Priced per individual item. All lamps have been made suitable by int...
Category

20th Century Dutch Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum

Gray Vintage Industrial Clear Glass Wall Lamp Scones
By Industria Rotterdam
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Industrial wall ceiling scones by Industria Rotterdam cast aluminum, clear glass and on / off switch cast aluminum, clear glass, integrated on/off switch Weight: 1.88 kg / 4.1...
Category

20th Century Dutch Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum

Unique Skeletal X-Ray Chandelier
By X-Ray Lamp Company
Located in Peekskill, NY
The skeletal nature of this lamp suggests that it once was the long-hidden workings of a more decorative fixture. Liberated from its original housing it’s ready to make a statement a...
Category

Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass

Sciangai/F Floor Lamp
By Interia
Located in Milan, IT
The playful and elegant design of this floor lamp will be a dynamic addition to a modern or eclectic interior, where it will be a functional source of light in a living room or study...
Category

2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Steel, Brass

  • Sciangai/F Floor Lamp
  • Sciangai/F Floor Lamp
  • Sciangai/F Floor Lamp
  • Sciangai/F Floor Lamp
H 59.06 in. W 25.6 in. D 25.6 in.
Maria Theresa Crystal Chandelier Antique Ceiling Lamp Lustre Art Nouveau
Located in Berlin, DE
The frame is fully dressed all-over with glass. Cut crystal drops of different dimensions and shapes are hanging all-over the octagonal button chains, all around the chandelier. M...
Category

Vintage 1940s European Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Crystal, Brass, Iron, Wire

'Planet' Terrazzo Pendant Lamp by Bentu Design 'White, Black, Red or Blue'
By Bentu Design
Located in Paris, FR
Terrazzo pendant lamps designed by Cantonese studio Bentu Design Black wire 2m adjustable. Bulb G4 LED / 220V / 3W Measures: Ø 45 × H 15.5 cm These pendant lamps are available...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Concrete

Figural Carved Alabaster Table Lamp on a Column by Prof. G. Bessi
By G Bessi
Located in Antwerp, BE
Giuseppe Bessi (1857-1922, Italy) carved alabaster sculpture table lamp - floor lamp on a column. Signed on the back “Prof. G. Bessi”, has a single socket in the interior and is in g...
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Floor Lamps

Materials

Alabaster

Globo Clear Lucite Table Lamp
By Jonathan Adler
Located in New York, NY
Lustrous sculpture. A constellation of clear Lucite spheres floats on a slim brass stem anchored by a sculptural marble base and topped with a brass dome. The shade refracts the ligh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Brass

Globo Clear Lucite Table Lamp
By Jonathan Adler
Located in New York, NY
Lustrous sculpture. A constellation of clear Lucite spheres floats on a slim brass stem anchored by a sculptural marble base and topped with a brass dome. The shade refracts the ligh...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Brass

Italian Tall Clear Hand Blown Ribbed Murano Glass and Aluminum Neck Table Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
Italian tall clear hand blown feminine-shaped ribbed Murano glass table lamp. The top has an aluminum ribbed neck. In perfect working condition and uses a max. 60 watts light bulb....
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Murano Clear Glass Lamps with Striped Black and White Lampshades, 1970s
Located in Florence, IT
Murano clear glass lamps with striped black and white lampshades, handcrafted by us. The rectangular base is in brass, the geometric clear glass bloks are thick and heavy. The bla...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Murano Glass

Wooden Tripod Grey Aluminum Vintage Industrial Clear Glass Spot Light Floor Lamp
Located in Amsterdam, NL
vintage industrial spotlight on black wooden tripod. Adjustable height and angle. Grey aluminum spot with clear glass. Diameter 30 cm. Depth 47 cm. maximum tripod height without l...
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Mid-20th Century Polish Industrial Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Machine Age Art Deco Patented EGLI Floor & Table Lamps, circa 1931, Rare Matched
By Constant Armin Egli, EGLI Lamp Company
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco patented EGLI floor and table lamps, circa 1931, rare matched Rare original Constant Armin Egli designs for EGLI Lamp Company, Weehawken, NJ. Egli was an obs...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Enamel, Chrome

Colonial-Premier Floor Lamp
Located in Dallas, TX
Modern floor lamp from the colonial - premier lamp company from Chicago.    
Category

Vintage 1940s American Floor Lamps

Materials

Base Metal

  • Colonial-Premier Floor Lamp
  • Colonial-Premier Floor Lamp
  • Colonial-Premier Floor Lamp
  • Colonial-Premier Floor Lamp
H 53 in. Dm 10 in.
Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
By Artemide, Sergio Mazza
Located in New York, NY
Rare floor lamp by Sergio Mazza. A great example from the earliest years of Artemide. Brass, enameled metal, glass and marble. One standard Edison socket. This lamp was only in produ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble, Metal

  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
  • Sergio Mazza Floor Lamp
H 69 in. Dm 12 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
italian Floor Lamp After Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Floor lamp with tree milk glass shades
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Iron

  • italian Floor Lamp After Stilnovo
  • italian Floor Lamp After Stilnovo
  • italian Floor Lamp After Stilnovo
  • italian Floor Lamp After Stilnovo
H 70 in. W 22 in. D 20 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Architectural Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of architectural painted iron fragments, converted into lamps. With shades.
Category

Antique Early 1900s Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
  • Pair of Architectural Lamps
H 18.9 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
Passy Primo Table Lamp
By Bourgeois Boheme Atelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This small-scale lamp enhances shelves, small side tables or it fits about anywhere. The soft light which is diffused by the acrylic shade is accented by the reflection from the bras...
Category

2010s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel

  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
  • Passy Primo Table Lamp
H 9 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Chrome Bauhaus Table Lamp, 1930s
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1930s - Good original condition with patina - New electricity - Interesting model.
Category

Vintage 1930s Bauhaus Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Chrome Bauhaus Table Lamp, 1930s
  • Chrome Bauhaus Table Lamp, 1930s
  • Chrome Bauhaus Table Lamp, 1930s
  • Chrome Bauhaus Table Lamp, 1930s
H 14.97 in. Dm 12.6 in.
White Opaline French Floor Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
Very rare and elegant French Art Deco white opaline and brass floor lamp. US wired and in working condition. 1 bulb 100W.
Category

20th Century French Hollywood Regency Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rare Floor Lamp by Tommi Parzinger
By Tommi Parzinger, Lightolier
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Rare floor lamp by Tommi Parzinger for Lightolier. Six-arm, nickel-plated steel, trident-style with original shades. 1960s limited production in fantastic condition.
Category

20th Century American Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

  • Rare Floor Lamp by Tommi Parzinger
  • Rare Floor Lamp by Tommi Parzinger
  • Rare Floor Lamp by Tommi Parzinger
  • Rare Floor Lamp by Tommi Parzinger
H 78.5 in. W 16 in. D 12 in.
Chapman Hand-Painted Porcelain Lamps
By Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of ginger jar shaped, hand painted floral porcelain lamps on heavy brass bases with adjustable double pull chain sockets. Rewired for use in the USA. Shades not included.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Chapman Hand-Painted Porcelain Lamps
  • Chapman Hand-Painted Porcelain Lamps
  • Chapman Hand-Painted Porcelain Lamps
  • Chapman Hand-Painted Porcelain Lamps
H 32 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Murano White and Silver Inclusions Glass Table Lamp
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Murano Italian hand blown white glass table lamp, with silver mica flecks throughout and grey tone controlled bubbles on custom acrylic base. Rewired with new three way socket and co...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
Located in London, GB
A Casa Pupo obelisk lamp depicting sea shells in glazed white porcelain.  
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
H 24.02 in. Dm 6.7 in.
Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
Located in London, GB
A Casa Pupo obelisk lamp depicting sea shells in glazed white porcelain.     
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
H 24.02 in. Dm 6.7 in.
Pair of Hand Painted Declamania Fornasetti Style Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of declamania hand painted table lamps inspired by the designs of Pietro Fornasetti. With white gold leaf tops and bases.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
Located in London, GB
A casa Pupo obelisk lamp depicting sea shells in glazed white porcelain.  
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
H 24.02 in. Dm 6.7 in.
Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
Located in London, GB
A casa Pupo obelisk lamp depicting sea shells in glazed white porcelain.         
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
  • Casa Pupa Sea Shell Lamp
H 24.02 in. Dm 6.7 in.
Pair of Fornasetti Inspired Declamania Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of declamania hand painted table lamps inspired by the designs of Pietro Fornasetti. With white gold leaf tops and bases.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Table Lamps

20th Century Italian Design Aluminium Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Italian design aluminium table lamp, 1960s, with two lights. Perfect for your bedside table or your desk. Very elegant, for vintage environments. This article is for you at an except...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Pair of Fornasetti Inspired Declamania Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of declamania hand painted table lamps inspired by the designs of Pietro Fornasetti. With white gold leaf tops and bases.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Table Lamps

Three-Arm Floor Lamp Fabulous French Design
Located in Ft Lauderdale, FL
Three-arm floor lamp fabulous French design. Midcentury French floor lamp with three curving arms supporting conical stems on three feet. Mixed metal finishes and details. Original a...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Pair of Fornasetti Inspired Declamania Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of declamania hand painted table lamps inspired by the designs of Pietro Fornasetti. With white gold leaf tops and bases.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Pair of Fornasetti Inspired Declamania Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of declamania hand painted table lamps inspired by the designs of Pietro Fornasetti. With white gold leaf tops and bases.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Large and Rare Giraffe Floor Lamp by Arteluce
By Arteluce, Stilnovo
Located in Dallas, TX
A monumental floor lamp with four articulating and swiveling arms.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

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Clear Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of clear lamps is available at 1stDibs. The range of distinct clear lamps — often made from metal, glass and brass — can elevate any home. There are 10195 antique and vintage clear lamps for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 3113 modern editions to choose from as well. Clear lamps have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Clear lamps bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Clear lamps have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Artemide, Flos and Oluce are consistently popular.

How Much are Clear Lamps?

Prices for clear lamps start at $23 and top out at $225,000 with the average selling for $1,950.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. 

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell. As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use. There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson-Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of postwar experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation. 

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting on 1stDibs.