Arco Floor Lamps, Lumens
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The genious mid century modern artists created a lot of iconic sofas, chairs, and tables. When it comes to lighting they gifted us with some of the most emotional lighting pieces that serve as inspiration up, to today. So in this post you’ll find the most iconic original mid century modern floor lamps and the most popular floor lamps inspired by the mid century movement. In both cases, mid century modern floor lamps are an eye catching piece because they are not basuc. So, of course, they work weall as a single point of curve or color in a minimal room just like blending in a maximalist decor and many styles in between.
Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Mid Century Modern Arco Floor Lamp, Flos
Dimensions: 84.6 in – 86.6 in W x 91.3 in H | Designed by Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni in 1962 | Made in Italy
The Arco lamp is a classic beyond time, recognizable in any high-end and stylish room, such as the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Mid-Century Modern Arc Floor Lamp
Dimensions: 18.75W x 67D x 74H in. | Material: Linen drum shade, Arched steel base, Bentwood accent
This coffee table has iconic mid-century legs and is made in solid wood and the crossbar has a black powder coat. It’s classic and neutral, but with a great personality!
Danish Mid Century Modern PH80 Floor Lamp, Louis Poulsen
Designed in 1974
The PH80 is made in Denmark and is an homage to Poul Henningsen 80th birthday, who created the first three-shade lighting system back in 1925. The result is both functional and aesthetic. The lamp resembles a sculpture and most of the light is directed downward, creating a comfortable atmosphere.
Wood & Linen Floor Lamp Inspired by Brazilian Mid Century Modern, West Elm
Dimensions: 22.75″diam. x 57″h. | Material: Solid Wood Body and White Linen Shade
This sculptural floor lamp is inspired by the Brazilian mid-century modern movement and its pure bossa nova.
Nelson Cigar Lotus mid-century modern Floor Lamp, Herman miller
Designed in 1952 by George Nelson
The Cigar Lotus lamp is so iconic that is part of the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York. The plump shade is one of the most recognizable silhouettes in interior design and it couldn’t be different. The Lotus was designed in 1952 by George Nelson who happened to be the first creative director at Herman Miller. It’s like owning a piece of history in your home. And despite having a unique design, it’s very neutral, elegant, and discrete.
It’s available in 3 different sizes and 2 base types.
Transitional Schoolhouse Inspired Floor Lamp
Dimensions: 54.5” H Shade: 5.31” H x 6.5” W x 6.5” D
Here is a very affordable and neutral option for a mid-century-inspired floor lamp. Borrowing from the transitional schoolhouse, this lamp is ideal for an industrial room, but won’t fall short for a modern or contemporary space.
Panthella Danish Mid Century Modern Floor Lamp, Louis Poulsen
Verner Panton for Louis Poulsen Designed in 1971
The Panthella is such a vintage mid-century icon that it’s hard not to look at it. So, of course, you can have it in a minimalist room, but those poor sleek sofas will be humiliated by Panthella’s curves and charm. She (because I wouldn’t dare call this lady it) is the perfect match for a bold or maximalist room.
Art-Deco Inspired Floor Lamp
Dimensions: 68.5-in H
Taking inspiration from the Art-Deco design, this floor lamp will bring a vintage aesthetic to the room. That’s due to the unapologetic curved design. The white milk glass globes will create a soft ambient light like in those glamorous old Hollywood movies.