Lamps can be both practical and beautiful objects to place on your bedside table, to use at your work desk or to have in a little reading nook. In fact, some lamps are more of a sculptural artwork than a simple light source. Take the Kartell Taj Mini, which is a stunning arc of transparent polycarbonate that instantly draws attention.
If you’re in need of a stylish lamp, here are some of our favourite boutiques:
Edited is a boutique from Brighton that aims to make shopping a personalised and enjoyable experience again. Established in 2011, Edited offer lighting, art, home furnishings and cookware. All their products are design-led and high quality. Edited offer sleek lamps that can add style to a lacklustre room. There�����s a beautiful polished brass lamp with an iron base designed to look like a traditional dining cloche, a white sculptural lamp made from composite paper, along with hanging pendant lights and decorative naked bulbs.
Future & Found, from London, offer a selection of unique lamps you’ll love to have in your home work space. Take for example, the Pickle Lamp, which was once an oversized Dutch pickle jar and has since been converted into a clever tabletop lamp. If your style is modern and bold, you’ll love the Conic Table Lamp that sports an off-centre cone shade made from metal. For something a little smaller, the JWDA Concrete Lamp from Danish brand Menu gives off a soft glow through its frosted bulb with a concrete base.
Future & Found are only interested in objects that are simple, stylish and pure heaven for design lovers. Their objects come from all different corners – their own designers, vintage marketsand international designers too.
Also hailing from London is the design-focused boutique Indish Design Shop. Indish have been nestled in Crouch End since 1996 and care for practical homeware items. You’ll be hard pressed to walk past their lighting offerings. There are simply stunning Vita lampshades, one resembling a glowing white pine cone with overlapping leaves, the other made from a collection of goose feathers to give off a soft, diffused light. For something modern and playful, the Normann Copenhagen Cap Table Lamp comes in a variety of shades and plays with cylinders and circles to create a mushroom-like lamp. Then there’s the Tab Table LED light, from award winning British designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. This unique black lamp has a ceramic diffuser for the perfect reading light, and doubles as a book rest.
Trouva has searched across the UK to find the best independent boutiques and then curate a collection of the best objects from them all. Our aim is to share beautiful, design-led items in one place so that clever artists, designers and brands get the recognition and love they deserve. We’re here to bring excitement and inspiration back to shopping, with hand-crafted items, traditionally made objects and pure works of art.
By buying from Trouva, you’re supporting independent boutiques that care about what they sell. You’re supportinglocal brands that use traditional techniques and sustainable materials to produce high quality pieces. You won’t find rows of mass-produced, soulless pieceson our pages. We like innovators, artists and bold characters with a distinct aesthetic.
As an online store, Trouva helps out small boutiques by giving them a platform to show off their products. We allow them to leverage new technology and reach out to a wider audience in order to fight back against big chains. It’s our way of keeping style and self expression alive.
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