Magnum Desk Lamp
Magnum Desk Lamp

I love aluminum - and this desk lamp is all about it! I started with a beautiful aluminum motor from a vintage model airplane called the Magnum. For the shade, I introduced Mr. Magnum to Mr. Thermos and kept the look aerodynamic. Materials: aluminum, steel 13" high and 14" across 1400.00

press to zoom
Electrolux Table Lamp
Electrolux Table Lamp

A desk lamp that doesn't suck! Created from an Electrolux vacuum head and insect inspired. Pulley acts as a counter-weight while front and center, the aluminum knob makes it easy to turn off and on. Materials: aluminum, brass, painted steel 24" long with 12" wide hood 525.00

press to zoom
Double Slide Tray Lamp
Double Slide Tray Lamp

Two aluminum slide trays swivel and turn on aluminum arms. The base is an aluminum thermos cap, restored and hand polished, but maintaining the original dents and dings from its years of useful life. Materials: aluminum 13" high and 23" across 1250.00

press to zoom
Industrial Train Trophy Desk Lamp
Industrial Train Trophy Desk Lamp

This lamp started with an antique trophy base that I found in Tokyo. Considering what we are used to seeing in trophies in this country, I loved the nod to Art Deco in this piece and how the wheels of the train were represented resting on a stylized railroad "track". Materials: aluminum 8" wide by 22" high with the shade 650.00

press to zoom
Vintage Flashlight Table Lamp
Vintage Flashlight Table Lamp

I have been collecting vintage flashlights for years and love their industrial simplicity. This one has been enhanced with a disk of ????and a handmade shade. $

press to zoom
Vintage Capacitor Desk Lamp
Vintage Capacitor Desk Lamp

English bread pan, RCA capacitors and radio tubes in both steel and Bakelite all sit atop a vinyl record album, laminated to heavy gauge aluminum. Materials: steel, aluminum, vinyl, brass, Bakelite 12' high- 12" long 650.00

press to zoom
Circus Lamp
Circus Lamp

Remember that vintage toy tin litho seal with the ball on it's nose? I started this piece with one of those balls and the top to a vintage chrome cocktail shaker. The shade was created from a 1950's aluminum cookie jar, painted pistachio with pumpkin orange details. This is a tiny gem of a lamp, perfect for a bookshelf or powder room. Materials: aluminum, chrome, tin, brass 12" high 250.00

press to zoom
Erector Set Table Lamp
Erector Set Table Lamp

I have been creating Erector set lighting for almost 15 years. What I enjoy most is the range of design that can be achieved by mixing pieces from the different sets over the years. Some of the pieces are scratched and worn paying tribute to the original budding engineer owners of the sets, much like myself when I was a boy. 20" high with a 12" square shade Materials: steel, fiberglass, brass 1400.00

press to zoom
Litho/Glass Table Lamp
Litho/Glass Table Lamp

For this lamp I laminated an antique lithograph of St. Anthony onto glass which is then adhered to a brass skeleton base. Each surface is covered with a different piece of the original lithograph. 12" high and 12" at its widest Materials: brass, glass, lithograph 950.00

press to zoom
Mid-Century Tri Legged Table Lamp
Mid-Century Tri Legged Table Lamp

This desk lamp grew out of a vintage tri-legged Danish candlestick. Chrome turns into brass and then back to chrome with the two Chinese Baoding balls threaded into the middle rod. The modern hand laced fiberglass shade is topped with an old movie reel and anchored by an aluminum piece recovered from an old ocean liner. Three interior bulbs provide soft illumination. Materials: brass, aluminum, chrome, fiberglass 15" tall. Shade is 13" in diameter 1200.00

press to zoom
Tin Litho Vanity Lamp
Tin Litho Vanity Lamp

This lamp is made from different elements of a tin lithographed doll house. The body is from a Smallville toy that I covered with elements of the doll house (brick, stone, area rug). The switch on the base is from an aluminum capacitor topped with a ball knob. Materials: tin, aluminum, wood, plastic 14' wide and 12" high with shades 825.00

press to zoom
press to zoom
Vintage Picture Tube Lamp
Vintage Picture Tube Lamp

I fell in love with this beautiful piece of swirled black and gray glass when I found it in an antique store. To think that for so many years these beautiful picture tubes were hidden from most of us in dusty television cabinets! This one is attached to a brass tripod base and illuminated from within as well as from above. Materials: glass, brass, steel 9" wide and 24" high with the shade $1200.00 (can make a matching piece if desired)

press to zoom
Copper and Brass Table Lamp
Copper and Brass Table Lamp

In this piece, a found brass ball becomes the centerpiece of this Arts and Crafts inspired table lamp. The ball is cradled by 3 copper rods which run through the base and form the feet. I embellished each rod with hammered copper wire "bones". Materials: brass, copper, silver 25" high with the shade 925.00

press to zoom
Mirrored Vanity Lamps
Mirrored Vanity Lamps

I love the modern simplicity of this lamp and the idea of mirrored surfaces for a vanity. I have played with different materials while maintaining the same basic style. Click on the image to see the detail of the three lamps: one in antiqued hand-cut and polished mirror, one in hand-cut new mirror, and the other in mirror sitting on a base of a vintage aluminum slide tray. Materials: aluminum, mirror 12" high and 14" long 825.00 each

press to zoom
Chakra Lamp
Chakra Lamp

I wanted to show the internal spine or "chakra" of this lamp. The body is a hand blown glass water bottle, with a flexible aluminum tube that houses the electrical chord. The neck is in chrome. Materials: glass, chrome, aluminum 11" in diameter and 30" high with shade 525.00

press to zoom
Photo Enlarger Lamps
Photo Enlarger Lamps

Digital photography has left these beautiful industrial design icons obsolete, at least as enlargers. Here I have rescued two beautiful examples, one is a chocolate space-aged ribbed steel bullet with solid brass legs with a cream colored modified drum shade in paper. The other lights from below as well as from above and is a rich charcoal color with polished aluminum accents. Materials: aluminum, steel Approx 24" high (with shade) and 6-8" in diameter 525.00 each

press to zoom