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Pietro Chiesa Lacquered Brass ‘Luminator’ Floor Lamp
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in London, GB
A lacquered brass ‘Luminator’ floor lamp, model no. 0556. Designed by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Labeled Aluminum Luminator Floor Lamp by Stilux Milano
By Stilux
Located in Catania, CT
Luminator floor lamp produced in Italy by Stilux Milano. 1960s. Full working with EU standard, adaptable on
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Italian Rationalist Nickel Plated Metal & aluminum Luminator Floor Lamp, 1940s
Located in Varese, Lombardia
This Luminator/floor lamp was designed and produced in Italy around the 1940s. It is made from
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Nickel, Brass

Luminator Floor Lamp by Achille Castiglioni & Gilardi & Barzaghi
By Gilardi & Bazarghi, Achille Castiglioni
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Luminator" floor lamp by Achille Castiglioni & Gilardi & Barzaghi. Designed and manufactured in
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Red with Iron and Metal Frame
By Flos, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Red with Iron and Metal Frame by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron

Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Anthracite with Iron and Metal Frame
By Flos, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Anthracite with Iron and Metal Frame by Achille and Pier Giacomo
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron

Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in White with Iron and Metal Frame
By Flos, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in White with Iron and Metal Frame by Achille and Pier Giacomo
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron

Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Yellow with Iron and Metal Frame
By Flos, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Yellow with Iron and Metal Frame by Achille and Pier Giacomo
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron

Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Light Blue with Iron and Metal Frame
By Flos, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Flos Luminator Floor Lamp in Light Blue with Iron and Metal Frame by Achille and Pier Giacomo
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron

1920s Pietro Chiesa Luminator Floor Lamp
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in Naples, IT
Beautiful and elegant burnished brass floor lamp model Illuminator, designed in Italy in the 1920s
Category

Vintage 1920s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Ultra Rare Set of The Luminator Floor Lamp and Pendant, 1930s
Located in Praha, CZ
Unique set of The Luminator uplighters. Manufactured by Gottlieb Brothers & Brauchbar in Brno
Category

Vintage 1930s Czech Bauhaus Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

"Luminator" Floor Lamp Designed by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte, 1980s
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in Madrid, ES
"Luminator" lamp designed by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana made with lacquered metallic structure
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

rare pair of luminator floor lamps by angelo lelli for arredoluce
By Angelo Lelii
Located in Munich, DE
designed around 1950. matching pair.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble

Luminator Floor Lamp designed by Pietro Chiesa in 1933 for Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Brooklyn, NY
the first example on the market of an indirect emission floor lamp. Floor lamp with dimmer. Indirect
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Classic Italian Design Luminator Floor Lamps by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in Renens, CH
Floor lamp designed by Pietro Chiesa in 1933 and produced by Fontana Arte. The Luminator was for
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair Italian Mid-Century Bronze Luminator Floor Lamps, Attr. Pietro Chiesa, 1930
Located in New York, NY
Elegant and Sober pair of Italian Mid-Century 'Luminator' standing lamps in Bronzed Iron reflective
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Rare and early luminator floor lamp by pietro chiesa for fontana arte
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in Munich, DE
very early brass version in good condition.
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Luminator Lamp by Luciano Baldessari, Italy, 1979
By Luciano Baldessari, Lucepan
Located in Barcelona, ES
Luminator floor lamp originally designed in 1929 in chrome and wood by Luciano Baldessari for the
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Chrome

Pietro Chiesa, Floor Lamp "Luminator", Italy, 1963
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in Barcelona, ES
Pietro Chiesa (1913-2016) Floor lamp model “Luminator” Manufactured by Fontana Arte Italy, 1963
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Rare floor lamp by Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte, ca. 1940
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Berlin, DE
vase (1932) and the lacquered copper Luminator floor lamp (1933). Chiesa died in Paris in 1948.
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rare Floor Lamp Luminator, 1920s
Located in Praha, CZ
Rare Bauhaus floor lamp by Luminator. Beautiful simple design Chrome with age patina - polished
Category

Vintage 1920s Czech Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Rare Floor Lamp Luminator, 1920s
Rare Floor Lamp Luminator, 1920s
H 68.51 in Dm 11.82 in
Pearl white & black metal 1960s floor lamp luminator by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Varese, Lombardia
condition: light scratches around the lamp shade; oxidation spots at the bottom of the rod.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Italian modern floor lamp Luminator by Achille Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, 1980s
By Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Flos
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian modern Floor lamp Luminator by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, 1980s Floor lamp mod
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

20th Century Pietro Chiesa Floor Lamp Model Luminator Fontana Arte 1st Edition
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Turin, Turin
alongside Gio Ponti. The first floor lamp with indirect lighting, Luminator is composed of a thin metal stem
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Concrete, Brass, Metal

Art Deco Uplighter Floor Lamp Model Luminator by Kaiser & Co., 1930s, Germany
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Munich, DE
Rare and elegant Art Deco uplighter floor lamp 'Luminator' Model No. 37222 by Kaiser & Co., Neheim
Category

Vintage 1930s German Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Rare Luminator Pendant, 1930s
Located in Praha, CZ
The Luminator uplight pendant. Manufactured by Gottlieb Brothers & Brauchbar in Brno under
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Vintage 1930s Czech Bauhaus Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Rare Luminator Pendant, 1930s
Rare Luminator Pendant, 1930s
H 84.65 in Dm 11.82 in
Rare Franco Buzzi Luminator
By Franco Buzzi
Located in Munich, DE
Wonderful lamp with amazing marble base.
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Carrara Marble

Rare Franco Buzzi Luminator
Rare Franco Buzzi Luminator
H 76.38 in Dm 6.3 in
Luminator Lamp by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, for Gilardi & Barzaghi
By Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Gilardi & Barzaghi
Located in Milano, Lombardia
The Luminator Lamp by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, a rare edition crafted for Gilardi
Category

Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Franco Buzzi B-30 Floor Light for Oluce , Italy , 1952 . Luminator uplight .
By Franco Buzzi
Located in Wargrave, Berkshire
enamelled metasl shade . Original floor switch , nice patination to all parts .
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble, Brass

Bauhaus Lamp Luminator, Uplighter, Art Deco, Designed by Albert Arenberg, 1930s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Bauhaus, Art Deco, Functionalism - Floor or table - Very rare model - Marked by label This is
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Vintage 1930s American Bauhaus Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

"HALF LUMINATOR" Lamps by Roberto Giulio Rida
By Roberto Giulio Rida
Located in Milano, Lombardia
Coppia di lampade "MEZZE LUMINATOR" di Roberto Giulio Rida Grandi lampade da tavolo ideate e
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rare Gino Sarfatti No. 1051/m Luminator
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in Munich, DE
By Arteluce. All original and signed.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Tobia Floor Lamp by Ferrucio Laviani for Foscarini
By Ferruccio Laviani, Foscarini
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Tobia floor lamp designed by Ferruccio Laviani in 2019 for Italian manufacturer Foscarini. In the
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2010s Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Italian Modern Chromed Flared Plastic Floor Lamp, 1990s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian modern chromed flared plastic floor lamp, 1990s Fantastic luminator lamp very decorative
Category

Antique Early 1900s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Plastic

Giuseppe Ostuni model 301M floor lamp Oluce Italy 1953
By Giuseppe Ostuni, Oluce
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
d’Oro awards, in 1955, for his two lamps (the 363 floor lamp and a special bookshelf model). In 1956
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble, Aluminum, Brass

Foscarini Chiaroscura Floor Lamp Dark Grey by Alberto + Francesco Meda
By Foscarini, Alberto Meda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A minimalist sculptural body for all-round lighting. Chiaroscura reinterprets the classic luminator
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Foscarini Chiaroscura Floor Lamp Dark Red by Alberto + Francesco Meda
By Foscarini, Alberto Meda
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A minimalist sculptural body for all-round lighting. Chiaroscura reinterprets the classic luminator
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

White marble floor lamp "Luminable" limited edition Teo Martino for Entropia
Located in Torino, IT
italiano la lampada "Luminator" e renderla ancora più forte e unica. Lampada unica adatta ad ogni tipo di
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Early 2000s Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble

20th Century Angelo Lelii Floor Lamp mod. Polifemo 12555 for Arredoluce, 50s
By Angelo Lelii, Arredoluce
Located in Turin, Turin
luminous, ingenious yet elegant works of art. Here we have a rare floor lamp model 12555 called "Polifemo
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble, Brass, Aluminum

Mid Century Modern rare brass floor lamp by Pieto Chiesa for Fontana Arte.
Located in London, GB
Illuminator Floor lamp in brass, an rare early heavy brass model, designed by Pietro Chiesa for
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

A MID-CENTURY-MODERN MODERNIST Tripod FLOOR LAMP by MAISON ARLUS, France 1950
By Arlus
Located in PARIS, FR
An exceptionnel tripod floor lamp, Modernist, Fifties, Bauhaus, with a tripod base in black
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

A MID-CENTURY-MODERN FLOOR LAMP by GEORGES FRYDMAN, ed. EFA, France 1950
By Georges Frydman
Located in PARIS, FR
, white cream lacquered metal, to be used as a "Luminator" enlighting ceilings. And, an orientable arm
Category

Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

A MID-CENTURY-MODERN MODERNIST FLOOR LAMP by OSTUNI & FORTI, O-LUCE, Italy, 1960
By Giuseppe Ostuni
Located in PARIS, FR
A rare telescopic floor lamp, Minimalist, Modernist, Constructivist, Radical, Space-Age, with a
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Angelo Ostuni and Renato Forti 399 Floor Lamp in Metal and Iron by Oluce 1960s
By Renato Forti, Angelo Ostuni, Oluce
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
Floor lamp model 399 (from cornalux series) with structure in nickel-plated metal, lacquered metal
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Iron

Modern Floor Light Baldessari Aluminium Cone Rotating Sculpture
By Luciano Baldessari
Located in Milan, IT
The floor light, called Luminator, was presented by Luciano Baldessari at the universal exhibition
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Rare Bauhaus Floor or Table Lamp The Luminator, 1920s
Located in Praha, CZ
Rare Bauhaus floor or table lamp with indirect light. Manufactured by Gottlieb Brothers & Brauchbar
Category

Vintage 1920s Czech Bauhaus Table Lamps

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte Omai Vase Table Lamp, Italy, 1956
By Max Ingrand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
line, as seen in works such as his flute-shaped Luminator floor lamp and the 1932 Fontana table — an
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

20th Century Fontana Arte Table Mirror with Brass Frame '50s
By Fontana Arte
Located in Turin, Turin
Fontana table, Cartoccio vase, and the Luminator floor lamp. Designer Max Ingrand served as the artistic
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Mirrors

Materials

Brass

Fontana Arte monumental midcentury sconce
By Zero Quattro
Located in bari, IT
vase, and the 1933 Luminator floor lamp.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Glass, Murano Glass, Art Glass

Fontana Arte monumental midcentury sconce
Fontana Arte monumental midcentury sconce
H 23.63 in W 9.85 in D 4.73 in
Italian Midcentury Design Light by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte, 1940
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Benalmadena, ES
Cartoccio vase (1932) and the Luminator floor lamp (1933). This beautiful piece is made of brass and will
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Dahlia Chandelier Mod. 1563A by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte, Italy, 1950
By Fontana Arte, Max Ingrand
Located in Brussels, BE
Luminator floor lamp."
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Suspension glass with brass pietro chiesa style , Italie 1970s
By Pietro Chiesa
Located in DÉNIA, ES
Fontana curved table (1932), the Cartoccio vase (1932) and the Luminator floor lamp (1933)." Base Fontana
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Fontana Arte Attributed Mid-Century Modern Chandelier
By Fontana Arte
Located in Weesp, NL
floor lamp (1933).
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Vintage disk chandelier by Pietro Chiesa for Fontana Arte, Italy 1940s
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Miklavž Pri Taboru, SI
the timeless lacquered brass Luminator floor lamp. While Chiesa's designs exude a distinct modernity
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Pair Of Italian Max Ingrand For Fontana Arte Attributed Beveled Mirrors
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Cristal Arte
Located in Houston, TX
for fluidity and simplicity of line, as seen in works such as his flute-shaped Luminator floor lamp
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Glass

Gio Ponti for Arredoluce, Italian Mid-Century Modern Brass Applique, 1957
By Gio Ponti, Arredoluce
Located in Milan, IT
Arredoluce include the "Luminator" floor lamp, the "Bilia" table lamp, and the "Mod 607" ceiling lamp
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Pietro Chiesa Brass and Glass Italian Chandelier, Fontana Arte, 1940s
By Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa
Located in Roma, IT
Luminator floor lamp (1933). Fontana Arte is known as one of the most influential Italian design firms. It
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

1950s Desk Set by Pietro Ciesa, Fontana Arte Picture Frame Letter Opener Pen
Located in GB
), the Cartoccio vase (1932) and the Luminator floor lamp (1933). Pen holder, some chips around the
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desk Sets

Materials

Metal

Fontana Arte Hexagon Wall Bevelled Mirror, Chrome Attacks, Excellent Conditions
Located in Vigonza, Padua
for fluidity and simplicity of line, as seen in works such as his flute-shaped Luminator floor lamp
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Wall Mirror by Fontana Arte, Gio Ponti Attributed Golden Metal Frame
By Fontana Arte, Gio Ponti
Located in Vigonza, Padua
for fluidity and simplicity of line, as seen in works such as his flute-shaped Luminator floor lamp
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror

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Luminator Floor Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the luminator floor lamp you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A luminator floor lamp — often made from metal, brass and nickel — can elevate any home. Find 37 options for an antique or vintage luminator floor lamp now, or shop our selection of 3 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer luminator floor lamp, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A luminator floor lamp, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Pietro Chiesa, Fontana Arte and Angelo Lelii each produced at least one beautiful luminator floor lamp that is worth considering.

How Much is a Luminator Floor Lamp?

A luminator floor lamp can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,115, while the lowest priced sells for $1,231 and the highest can go for as much as $15,967.

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. A wide range of antique and vintage lighting can be found on 1stDibs.

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 — there are Art Deco table lamps created in a universally appreciated style, the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of mid-century 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 for sale on 1stDibs.

Questions About Luminator Floor Lamp
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    A floor lamp is a tall standing lamp used to illuminate a space. A floor lamp should typically be between 58 and 64 inches tall. The bottom of the fixture's shade should be slightly below or approximately at the eye level of a person sitting nearby. This will help your guests avoid the lamp's glare.

    In addition to illuminating large spaces, floor lamps can light specific seating areas and serve as task lighting (use a taller floor lamp if you wish to keep a fair amount of distance between the fixture and your seating). Visual artists and industrial designers have a penchant for floor lamps, possibly because they’re so often a clever marriage of design and the functions of lighting. A good floor lamp can change the mood of any room while adding a touch of elegance to your entire space.

    Find antique and vintage floor lamps, table lamps and other lighting on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    Floor lamps have evolved since their inception as torchères in France. Depending on the space in your home, there are great options for floor lamps for reading that range from mid-century versions to distinctly functional Grasshopper floor lamps and multiple other versions created by well-known designers from around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A torchiere floor lamp is a lamp known for its upright, torch-like frame. The name is derived from the French word for “torch.” The light of this fixture points upward, providing indirect light.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    A floor lamp should typically be between 58 and 64 inches tall. The bottom of the fixture's shade should be slightly below or approximately at the eye level of a person sitting nearby. This will help your guests avoid the lamp's glare.

    In addition to illuminating large spaces, floor lamps can light specific seating areas and serve as task lighting (use a taller floor lamp if you wish to keep a fair amount of distance between the fixture and your seating). Integrated into a room's overall design, a floor lamp can create an intimate atmosphere and introduce a stylish, sculptural element.

    Find antique and vintage floor lamps, table lamps and other lighting on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A good bright floor lamp depends on various factors such as other light sources in the room, the number of lumens required, and so on. When it comes to floor lamps, a good rule of thumb is that a sitting room or bedroom needs 10 to 20 lumens per square foot, while a bathroom or kitchen requires 70 to 80 lumens per square foot. On 1stDibs, find a range of antique and vintage floor lamps.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    On a floor lamp, a rotary switch is a part used to turn the light on and off. Specifically, it has a threaded stem with a knob at the end. To use it, you twist the knob. Find a collection of antique and vintage floor lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    To choose an arc floor lamp, consider the layout of the room and the space available to ensure that the fixture you select can reach over your furniture and fit in the area. Also, think about the quality of light that you prefer. Lamps with fabric and frosted glass shades will usually provide softer illumination than ones with exposed bulbs. Find a selection of arc floor lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    Floor lamps have seen an evolution from the time they were invented, as torches that originated in France. Depending on the space in your home, there are great options for floor lamps for reading that range from mid-century versions to distinctly functional Grasshopper floor lamps and multiple other versions created by well-known designers from around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are many different ways to tell if a table lamp is vintage. Your best option is to look for a manufacturer label that will give you information on the designer, the date, serial number and other information that you can then Google. It’s also a good idea to look at the condition of the lamp to see what shape it’s in and if it has all of its original pieces. Shop a large collection of vintage table lamps from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    The best reading floor lamp is a matter of preference. Your lamp should be at eye level with an adjustable head and neck. It should also be a good fit with respect to the shape of the living room, the décor and furniture style. On 1stDibs, shop a range of antique and vintage floor lamps.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    The main parts of a floor lamp are called the body, neck, socket harp and shade. A lamp body is the decorative portion of the lamp made from wood, metal, porcelain or another material, and the neck travels from the body to the socket where you install a bulb. On floor lamps with shades, the shade is the covering over the bulb, while the harp is the frame that holds the shade in place. Shop a collection of floor lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    How tall an arc lamp should be depends on the height of your furniture. The lamp needs to be able to reach over the piece and allow enough clearance for you to sit comfortably. Generally, arc lamps are 60 to 82 inches tall. Find a range of arc lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, the arc of the Flos Arco floor lamp is designed to allow you to adjust it with ease. Designed in 1962, this iconic style features telescoping detail built into the gracefully arched arm, making it simple to increase or decrease the height. Browse a collection of Flos Arco floor lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    The type of floor lamp that gives off the most light is those lamps with white bell shades and LED light bulbs. Bell shades shed light between the top and bottom of the shade and tend to illuminate an entire room.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The assembly of Noguchi Akari light sculptures depends on the model, as there are several models available. Take note of your exact model number and then consult the brand’s website for the multi-stepped process of assembly. Shop a range of vintage and modern Isamu Noguchi light sculptures on 1stDibs.

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