The Art of Lighting Fixtures

A personal gallery of the most beautiful lighting fixtures available online.

April 30, 2005

Tiffany Table Lamps

This is a strikingly beautiful tiffany table lamp. See more details on the Otono Prairie Pottery Tiffany Table Lamp at Amazon.

This is a highly original and gorgeous tiffany lamp.
See the "Prairie Mosaic Tiffany Table Lamp" at Arcadian Lighting.

I love this peacock design. It's a Paul Shalom Tiffany design.
See this lamp at
Arcadian Lighting

A very elegant table lamp with Tiffany glass. See this Inglenook Table Lamp at Amazon.

This is a bold lamp with masculine appeal. See the Cadence Tiffany Table Lamp at Amazon.

April 25, 2005

Funky Floor Lamps

Here are two very funky floor lamps.

This is the futuristic looking fluorescent matrix lamp. It would look fabulous in a contemporary minimalist decor setting. It's designed by Adesso and matching floor and table lamps are available. View more details at iFurn Hip and Funky Lamps.

This is the Glowing Blaze floor lamp. It has a painted orange inner shade and emits a beautiful colorful glow. The shades adjust horizontally and vertically. View more details as well as more examples of funky floor lamps at iFurn Hip and Funky Lamps.

View more contemporary floor lamps on the previous page.

April 21, 2005

Table Lamps V - Gifts for Sailors

Are you looking for a gift for the sailor in your life? These two lamps would make beautiful nautical gifts for sailor enthusiasts. They're practical gifts too, something you could be sure they could use in at least one room in their house.

This is the sextant table lamp featuring an antiqued-brass sextant mounted on a black leather pedestal. See more details about this sailor's lamp here.

This lamp is the Steamboat Captain's Telegraph Lamp. A great nautical gift for someone who is a boating enthusiast. See this lamp at Woodworkers Auction.

Table Lamps IV - Gifts for Historians and Antiquarians

This is an antique globe table lamp. For the historian or antiquarian enthusiast, this would look fabulous in their library or home office. The lamp has a removable globe on a beveled wood base and there is an Old World Mapin parchment shade. See more details at the Woodworkers Auction.

Table Lamps III - Gifts for Golfers

This is the Golf Club table lamp. Wouldn't it make the perfect gift for the golfer in your life? There are three hand-worked iron clubs with real leather grips on a wood stained base. See more details about this golf club table lamp at Woodworkers Auction.

April 20, 2005

Table Lamps II

This is an exquisite lamp with radiant color. It's made of porcelain and has a three way switch. It is 32 inches in height. Check out the Rustique Lamp at Neiman Marcus.

This is the chic and ultra modern Mini Metro table lamp. The color pictured is Fuschia but it also comes in other colors.

Here is a 'stacked block' lamp. Check out more details at Neiman Marcus.

This is a crystal urn-shaped base. Very elegant appearance. See more details for this lamp at Neiman Marcus.

See more examples of different styles of table lamps on the previous page.

April 19, 2005

Pool Table Lighting

Here are five very different styles of lighting for your pool table area. Which option would look best with the styling of your billiard room?

This is a three-light, twin-chain island fixture in painted bronze finish. The glass is handblown. See more details about this Thomas Lighting Painted Bronze Island

This is a very cool look. A three-light halogen pendant for your pool room with clear glass shades. See more details about this Thomas Lighting Matte Black Island Billiard Fixture.

A very classic tiffany pool table light from Bellacor. It has a billiard motif in burgundy and bone color tones. See this Tiffany Pool Table Light at Amazon.

This is a very elegant billiard light fixture. See the TAVERN BILLIARD PENDANT at Amazon.

For die-hard San Francisco 49ers fans, here is a stained glass shade you would like. The glass is color coordinated to the team colors. Check out this San Francisco 49ers stained glass shade at Amazon.

April 18, 2005

Table Lamps

This is part of the very original series of table lamps at Alex Marshall Studios. Check out their collection of table lamps here.

This is the 'YOYO" table lamp. Very eye-catching. View more details about this YOYO 3LT TABLE LAMP at Amazon.

Here is the very beautiful Elsa table lamp. It features blown satin Murano glass with a large oval shaped diffuser and a polished aluminium base. It was designed by Lievore Asociados nine years ago. See more details at POP Contemporary Furniture, Lighting and Accessories

This is the Caterina table lamp with a square shade in green apple. See more details at Alluminaire.

This lamp has ten watt halogen bulbs in blue frosted glass scones. Check out this funky Fuente table lamp at Funky Lights.

April 15, 2005

Floor Lamps II

This floor lamp was designed by Joseph Forakis for Foscarini and was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The same design is available as a table lamp as well. See more details at POP UK, Contemporary Furniture, Lighting and Accessories.

Here's a very elegant and minimalist floor lamp designed by Philippe Starck and manufactured by Flos. It's called the Romeo Moon floor lamp and comes with matching table lamps. Check out more details at POP UK

View more floor lamps on the previous page.

April 14, 2005

Ceiling Lamps

These vibrant ceiling lamps would add a splash of vivid color and joy to any room in the house. They are designed by Renato Foti, a glass artist. To see other glass lighting fixtures by Renato Foti, visit the Art Lighting Gallery.

Signature Ceiling Lamp by Renato Foti

Retro Square Ceiling Lamp by Renato Foti

Retro Ceiling Lamp by Renato Foti

April 13, 2005

High Tech Crystal Lighting

Here's a new innovation in lighting fixtures using crystals. The lighting firm Schonbek has teamed up with the crystal company Swarovski to create these beautiful lighting pendants.

They use pure white halogen or xenon light to create beautiful lighting with the crystals. They've called this new category of lighting "Geometrix" and it's available in 37 different crystal colors.

April 11, 2005

Pendant Lighting Gallery II

This is a the most beautiful Tiffany glass shade pendant I found offered at Amazon. View more details for this Blossom Tiffany Pendant available from Bellacor.

This five-light trestle is very playful and festive. Hence the appropriate name of "Mardi Gras". See this Mardi Gras Five-Light Trestle Pendant at Amazon. Perfect atmosphere lighting for a large green or beige kitchen.

This is a very elegant pendant with bronze ironwork and meringue white glass. Check out the Pasadena Bowl Pendant at Amazon.

An ultra contemporary pendant for your dining room or kitchen. It's available in several iron finishes, view the Prairie Pendant at Amazon.

This is a elegant hanging pendant with a finely draped chain. The glass is faux Alabaster diffuser. See more details on this Hanging Lantern at Amazon.

View more examples of pendant lights on the previous page.

April 09, 2005


This is the absolutely breath-taking chandelier at the Los Angeles Central Library. It is about fifteen feet in height and the ring has a diameter of nine feet. It was created by Historical Arts and Casting, Inc. See some of their other light fixture designs.

This chandelier was created by James Nowak, a well-known glass artist living in Seattle. This is named the Dichroic Chandelier. Dichroic is a Greek word meaning "two lights". See other glass lighting works by James Nowak at the Glass Artist Gallery.

This is an very elegant modern trestle crafted in Germany. View this details about this trestle at Amazon.

This is an eight light 'chandelier' for the traditional living room or foyer. It features beveled and ice glass and a weathered bronze or brushed nickel finish. See the Diamelle Chandelier at Amazon.

This chandelier combines traditional materials with a very modern shape. See the Linear Collection six light Chandelier at Amazon.

Outdoor Lighting

Isn't this beautiful? It's a very large custom-made wall mounted outdoor lighting fixture made of bronze and baroque glass. It's about four feet in height. See it featured on the architect's web site; Richard C. Kawalek.

This is a beautifully designed
contemporary wall mounted gas light. See it at Amazon.

Here is a view of the Gothic lighting fixtures gracing the University of Chicago Campus. The fixtures and their lighting pattern reinforces the symmetry of the Main Quadrangles on the campus. See the University's Master Plan and how the lighting scheme fits into this.

This outdoor ceiling light fixture would add grace to many entranceways. View this gas light at Amazon.

Here is an elegant outdoor halogen tier light. This one is quite tall and suited to medium level foliage. View it at All Weather Lighting.

Best Lighting Design Books

Residential Lighting
looks at the "how" behind the art of residential lighting and emphasized the use of a variety of lighting sources together. It's a highly visual book with great detail.

Interior Lighting has been the reference book used for many years by architect's. This is the fourth edition and includes over 100 new illustrations together with the best of the original ones.

Lighting: Recipes & Ideas, Simple Solutions for the Home gives you a mini-course in professional lighting techniques. Organized room by room with some great ideas for new light fixtures.

Lighting Solutions focuses on low-cost lighting projects for the home-owner and includes step-by-step photos on how to complete the lighting installation and what tools and materials are needed.

April 08, 2005

Floor Lamps

Here are five different styles of floor lamps.

I love the elegant simplicity of this lamp. View this SOHO II floor lamp at Amazon.

This 'bamboo' lamp has a stained glass shade in a cream and ruby woven bamboo shoot design. It's five feet in height. The stand is blackened brass. View this floor lamp at Amazon.

This lamp is selected for dramatic effect. If your furnishings resemble a classic French villa interior, check out this lamp

Does this lamp remind you of Frank Lloyd Wright? It's a Tiffany style glass shade floor lamp named after Frank Lloyd Wright. View this lampat Amazon.

This lamp would greatly complement modern furnishings. The shade is made of silk and the base is hammered bronze. View the Gabriella floor lamp at Amazon.