You may not understand your beloved fashionable lamp is part of a broad group called pharmacy lamps. The original pharmacy lamp has been given its name based on its widespread usage as task lighting in hospitals hospitals and physicians’ offices, as well as in factories and a vast selection of industrial centers. These lamps generally swivel and are adjustable in height to provide the consumer with light precisely where it is needed. The lamp layouts have details like beam-focusing metallic colors and were initially made out of cast iron or brass bases.
Pharmacy lamps are appreciated today for their mechanical layouts and practicality; they work with a wide array of decorating fashions. They are available in a huge choice of designs and finishes, and for dining table, floor or wall, so there is really something for everyone.
Brian Dittmar Design, Inc..
The first electric pharmacy lights, which were similar to this desk variation, were introduced in the 1890s and were unique in their capacity to present guide downward-pointing light. Their gas-powered predecessors couldn’t do so, since you can’t turn a gas flame upside down.
This new innovation made precision function in factories by draftsmen, jewelers and even welders a lot simpler. From the early 1900s the electrical pharmacy lamp had left the mill and become commonplace at the houses of those who could afford them.
Pharmacy floor lamps are the perfect remedy to small-space lighting requirements. They can be tucked into a corner and are best for reading. Additionally, they are easily wiped down, which makes them great for a large, moist toilet at which you may want a little task lighting. The brass end is modern and at precisely the exact same time has a timeless elegance.
It’s a low-profile lighting solution for a living room filled with worldly treasures. Here it picks up the gold tones from the Indonesian textile and complements the brass Moroccan coffee table.
Vuong Interior Design
A variant with a black dome-shaped color cuts a striking shape in this ultrahip Barcelona rooftop apartment.
Erica George Dines Photography
If I had to select only one pharmacy floor lamp, it’d be this one with a triangular domed hood and retractable arm. Its retro look is stylish, and it feels so very modern and sophisticated, especially combined with white and black decorative accents on white walls, as revealed here.
Gary Hutton Design
At a living room whose glossy style is already defined by bold artwork and facing couches, a pair of pharmacy lamps is the perfect means to provide low task lighting without even raining on the parade. These lamps are almost imperceptible, which is exactly the point.
You can’t beat it as a bedside lamp, due to its capacity to provide adjustable directional light.
Atlantic Archives, Inc..
No room for a table? Wall-mounted pharmacy lamps are trendy and practical, and in such a case a pair of black lamps adds a contemporary touch to a traditional bunk bed nook.
kimberly peck architect
Scissor-arm lamps also fall into the pharmacy lamp camp. Within this room a sleek contemporary shade pairs with a retro mechanism, resulting in a wall-mounted lamp that’s so sculptural, it can take the place of wall art.
Like ’em? Browse pharmacy lamps at the Products section