Where can I get a mid century modern lamp?
How much do you want to spend on a mid century lamp? Hate to answer a question with a question, but TODAY there are many choices. So, I will separate this out into three simple price categories:
MID CENTURY MODERN REPRODUCTIONS
Newly manufactured mid-century modern lamps moderately priced. These repop’s are not authentic yet most are highly detailed quality products.
Some current MFR’s use their own blueprints and make original lamp designs with a mid century look & feel. Look for customer satisfaction and reviews. Places to go for LAMPS: Amazon – Moon Shine Lamps & Shades – France & Son – Modilumi – Jetset Design –
MID CENTURY MODERN REPLICA
Authentic lamps usually produced by original MFR. (ex. Herman Miller, Knoll Furniture, etc.) or authorized MFR’s by designers (Vitra Design Museum / George Nelson Re-editions ) .
VINTAGE MID CENTURY MODERN
If money is no object and you want original mid century modern lamps, they are a available. Immediately you’ll find that objects you’re viewing are possible museum worthy pieces. However, due to auction houses and online bidding – its not impossible to capture those rare and unique mid century lamps you desire. Places to go for LAMPS : 1stdibs – Archive 20th Century – Chairish – Furnish Me Vintage.