If you are a big fan of jazz music and mid-century style then you need to read this article! Most of DelightFULL’s mid-century lamps were inspired by iconic artists of the 20th century like Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Janis Joplin, and Nina Simone. And today, Best Design Books decided to show you some mid-century lamps that were inspired by legendary jazz artists!
With a shape that was inspired by a golden vinyl player, Hendrix suspension lamp is a tribute to the American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter: Jimi Hendrix. This gold plated luminaire captures your attention letting you feel the acoustics of the bright Hendrix guitar and reminding us of the high fidelity audio reproductions. The open, structured look of this ceiling light is a great choice for a stylish mid-century modern interior.
Nina Simone was the inspiration for this dazzling mid-century modern chandelier. Handmade in brass, this modern lamp has three lampshades in aluminum that feature a glossy black finish and three visible textile red wires above the large lamp shades. The big lampshades, the asymmetric structure, the visible textile wire, and the nickel plated details have resulted in a huge pendant lamp which will surely put a spell on you.
Coltrane mid-century wall sconce is inspired by the famous John Coltrane and it is the perfect piece to create a beautiful lighting effect both indoors and outdoors. This wall light fixture has matte black and gold powder paint finishes, which give it a more contemporary style. It is prepared to be used in more humid atmospheres, making it the perfect outdoor sconce. You can pair up to two iron tubes, which will help to create a statement in your modern home decor.
Just like the soft tones of the piano, the Abbey floor lamp is a soothing mid-century floor light that captures the essence of clean lines and luxurious finishes of the mid-century modern style. Slim, sleek and with wit, this black and gold floor light is the perfect option when it comes to getting direct light and creating a stunning lighting effect in your modern home decor. Just like the icon of jazz Abbey Lincoln, this floor light will be your best companion on reading days.
Janis is a mid-century modern table lamp inspired by one of the greatest female rock stars of the 20th century. Almost 28 inches-high, this sleek tall table lamp is a contemporary reinterpretation of the best mid-century lighting design classics. An unforgettable brass lighting design that sits well in a classic living room, or a modern entryway. This gold desk lamp could also make a statement in your new home office.
Miles table lamp is a classic mid-century modern table lamp, which brings back the sophisticated atmosphere of the 50s. It is handmade in brass, with an aluminum shade. It is essentially a copper table lamp that casts a soft glaze that will suit your modern entryway in the most flattering way. It also looks stunning when put on display as an office lamp, so don’t be afraid to try and use it as a sophisticated study table lamp.
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