If you've finally found the perfect teak desk and got a steal on a white Eames Aluminum Management Chair (play long with me in this imaginary world where thousand dollar items are find on craigslist for a couple hundred!), the last thing you want to add to your ensemble is a boring desk lamp. Here are some vintage finds from Etsy to finish the look.
TOP ROW (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT):
1 - Vintage Aqua Gooseneck Desk Lamp from Haven Vintage, $34.
2 - Vintage Industrial Silver Desk Lamp from Lackluster Co., $54.
3 - Green Soviet Table Lamp from 1974 from grynnbergs, $45.
4 - Mid Century Mushroom Lamp from the Sunday Times Market, $145.
5 - Vintage Small Mid Century Desk Lamp from Haven Vintage, $29.
BOTTOM ROW (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT):
Here are some alternatives, ranging from the mother of all task lamps (all hail Arne Jacobsen) to Crate and Barrel, if you don't want a lamp made before you were born:
1 - Arne Jacobsen Table Lamp from Hive, $812.
2 - Mad Desk Lamp from CB2, on sale for $59.95.
3 - Orbit Desk Lamp from Crate and Barrel, $199.