The round base will provide a spatial contrast with the predominantly square objects on a modern desk.

Desk Lamp
Desk Lamp Desk laml Swyvel LED Desk Lamp POUL HENNINGSENDesk lamp, circa 1928 Favorite Picks: Phillips: Nordic Design Objects of design – five of the best task lights

Best Stylish Task & Desk Lamps – High to Low — Annual Guide 2016 | Apartment TherapyPixoss desk lamp no.3 Industrial concrete table lamp inclined, Industrial lamp, Concrete, Desk lamp, Edison lamp, Concrete light, Edison bulb, “Concrete cube VI” The Moonbird Desk Lamp is definitely not your average desk #lamp designed by… This is a handmade desk lamp made from steel pipe. It has an integrated bulb and built-in on/off switch. The bulb is housed in a steel cage and the Unique lamp with a large clear glass base that can be used as a terrarium or display case for various odds and ends and topped with a handmade kozo paper lampshade.

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