Blog/Five Of The Best Table Lamps

the hangman's assistant table lamp from the light yard styling by hannah franklin photography by chris webb

The Hangman collection from The Light Yard has been specifically designed around a series of hand-blown glass bulbs.


isp table lamp in marble and brass from dcw editions
Eclipsed or illuminated, the ISP is both a lamp and decorative object.



Showcasing the best in contemporary design and vintage industrial originals these stylish desk and table lamps are not only functional but a simple and effective way to transform an interior. Brighten up your space with one of our favourites.

(Above) Whether on its own as a statement piece or styled as part of a group, this unique design from The Light Yard features a solid timber base and oversized bulb. Shown here in brushed stainless steel, the lamp is available in various sizes and with a matt black powdercoat. See more from The Alchemist collection here.

Alchemist Hangmans Assistant Table Lamp, £650, The Light Yard

(Left) Described as a “revolution in the lighting world” DCW Editions present ISP by Ilia Sergeevich Potemine. Decorative yet functional, this futuristic design features a translucent LED lamp hidden within a brass capsule. With no switch and no dimmer, light is controlled when revealed from within the brass case.

ISP table lamp in brass on white marble base, £1,189, Holloways Of Ludlow

For a different take on the mixed metal trend, this statement desk lamp features two bulbs held within a glass tube and suspended between two standpipes. A ball joint allows the lamps to turn in any direction providing ample lighting as needed.

1950’s vintage industrial stream gauge lamp, £575, Loomlight

This upcycled fire extinguisher design from The Salvage Seller is one-of-a-kind. An Edison bulb emits warm, ambient light while a handle allows it to be positioned with ease. Vintage typography adds further character to this unique piece.  

Freddy Fire Extinguisher lamp, £60, The Salvage Seller

For a luxe vintage look, this antique gunpowder flask has been repurposed by our friends at the UpCylced Lighting Company. The stylish desk or table lamp has been mounted on reclaimed oak and is supplied with two meters of gold flex.

Antique copper gunpowder flask lamp, £95, UpCycled Lighting Co