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10 Easy Pieces: Classic Black Metal Sconces

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 08, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Myles Tipley last modified Jan 07, 2015

It's a given: At some point in your life you will need a light-emitting fixture (for reading, for cooking, for illuminating a sad corner in your apartment). Bring an industrial edge—and a bit of a manly vibe—to your space with these timeless wall lights. Above: From venerable British company Anglepoise, the aluminum Type 75 Mini Wall Light , designed in 2013 by Sir Kenneth Grange, has an adjustable shade and works on a wall or ceiling. Also available in white and brushed aluminum, it's $90 at Y Lighting. A larger  Type 75 Wall Light  is available for $110. Above: Atelier de Troupe, a California lighting studio to watch, makes the  Torche Sconce  from darkened steel and brass; $575. Read about the design in our post  Handmade Elegance in LA . Above: Another Atelier de Troupe standout, the  Petite Navire Sconce , $525, is part of the Navire Collection inspired by fixtures on old yachts. Above: Dyke & Dean's glossy take on the classic Anglepoise: the  Original 1227 Brass Wall Lamp  has brass detailing and a cloth-covered woven cord; £125 ($189.45) from Dyke & Dean. Read about the young Hastings, England–based duo  here .     Above: Another British classic, the Bestlite BL7 Wall Sconce  in charcoal black and brass is $399 at Horne. The design is also available in a range of other finishes, including all brass and in black with chrome detailing.   Above: From Belgian design collection Zangra, the  Wall Light in Painted Steel  is €31 ($36.83). For more on Zangra, go to  Belgian Basics Arrive Stateside . Above: Urban Outfitters'  Flea Market Rx Brass Sconce with a porcelain enamel shade and antiqued fitting is $249.   Above: The made-to-order  Shaded Wall Sconce  is $95 from Las Vegas–based duo  Onefortythree ; it's hand-bent steel with a powder-coated finish. (Take a look at Onefortythree's Brass TP Holder .) Above: Inspired by barn lights, the  Factory Modern No. 6 Sconce from Schoolhouse Electric is made from hand-spun steel and is available in black, white, and yellow; $159. Above: The most elegant of all? The modern classic AJ Wall Sconce by Arne Jacobsen features a shade that tilts up and down. Available in eight colors, it's $946 at DWR. Jacobsen designed the original AJ Lamp in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen—take a look at the hotel's preserved Arne Jacobsen Suite . More ways to get switched on? Go to our Lighting  posts, including: The New Classics: Lighting from Rubn in Sweden DIY: The $15 Hardware Store Clamp Light Transformed The Night Light Reconsidered Standard Socket Shines a Light in Seattle 10 Easy Pieces: Clip-On Lights Streamlined Light: Designs by Lambert & Fils of Montreal And go to Remodeling 101  for advice on everything from How to Install Flattering Lighting in the Bath  to Electrical Outlet Placement . More Stories from Remodelista New Bath Hardware from Norm Architects: The Towel Ladder and More The Aesop Experience: 19 Favorite Sinks at Aesop Stores Worldwide Glamorous Soap Dishes from France




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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