24 Gorgeous Green Lamps That Look Great With Energy-Saving LED Bulbs

by , 08/03/12


Task lamps are built for getting down to business – they offer a concentrated beam of light that is perfect for focusing on a small area (like a desk or a table) when you are reading or working. Since task lamps tend to be small and their beam focused by the form of the shade, we recommend fitting these lamps with an 8 watt (40-watt incandescent equivalent) bulb or a 12.5-watt (60-watt incandescent equivalent) bulb.

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Trash Me Task Lamp by Victor Vetterlein – $165

Victor Vetterlein’s ‘Trash Me’ lamp is a great way to remind yourself to cut back on your daily waste. Each lamp is constructed from four paper egg cartons that have been blended with water, poured into a mold, and smoothed by had to form a section. With an 8 watt Philips AmbientLED bulb, this clever lamp will last you for decades. Bonus: At the end of its useful life, the Trash Me lamp can be tossed into the recycling bin.

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Type 75 Task Lamp by Kenneth Grange – $175

Clean, modern, and classic, the shiny Type 75 Task Lamp offers a focused beam of light that is perfect for working on small projects or reading your latest novel. Designed by Kenneth Grange, the lamp features aluminum arms, metal joints, and a weighted table base for extra stability. It accepts any A-shaped bulb, but we recommend using a 12.5 watt LED bulb for serious brightness. A wide range of movements makes this lamp perfect for reading in your armchair or working in your office or studio.

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Wood Lamp by TAF Architects – $297

TAF Architect‘s Wood Lamp provides a nice contrast to sleek, metal, same-ole, same-ole task lamps. This rustic lamp offers a sense of simplicity through its honest use of materials – it’s made from, pine wood, visible screws and bolts, and a green cord for a splash of color. The Wood Lamp stands tall at 19.5 inches, accepts an 8 watt LED bulb, and is fully adjustable to meet your task-lighting needs.

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  1. Mukesh Thestevie June 19, 2014 at 3:02 am

    Amazing designs. Lightning is the one of the best method to improve beauty of your house. If Someone get good lightning instruments in different styles and shades than this helps to decorate their house in a better way. These are very helpful to give a different look to you house. One can choose these designs according to their house structure and their need. Gorgeous lamps made from natural materials http://www.homeharmonizing.com/2014/03/21/6-gorgeous-lamps-made-from-natural-materials/

    Keep posting……

  2. jo hamilton interiors June 12, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    fantastic selection – love the use of LED bulbs and the book reset lamp: eco-friendly and culturally enriching

  3. Theresa Harmanen June 11, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    Great collection! Love the simplicity of the wood lamp! Also in love with the idea behind the andropause lamp.. bringing new life into old kitchenware

  4. Lori Zimmer June 11, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    that soda pull tab light is so inspiring! i want to make my own!!

  5. idiglamps June 11, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    I love the wall lights. Great if you don’t have a ton of space but need more focused light.

  6. Tafline Laylin June 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    I’m definitely partial to the soda can lamp! But, really, they’re all beautiful.

  7. Evelyn June 11, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    Huge Greypants fan, but it may have to do with the fact that they studied architecture. I’m biased.

  8. Marc Carter June 11, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    very cool ideas. I wish my place had room for the coffee stirrer or the soda tab lamps.

  9. hipswap May 24, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    Love the Cola 10! So airy and futuristic.

  10. Mike Chino May 23, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    I love the soda tab lamp – it’s inspiring to see such an ubiquitous throw-away material take on a glimmering new form.

  11. JasminMC May 23, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    Great ideas!

  12. Mark Boyer May 23, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Graypants’ cardboard scrap lamp is just about the coolest thing I’ve ever seen. I need.

  13. Nicole Abene May 23, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    I love the Andropause lamp – who knew an old metal pot could be so gorgeous?

  14. Yuka Yoneda May 23, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    My fave is the book rest lamp!

  15. Diane Pham May 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    the book lamp is so cute. and simple yet versatile!

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