10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Socket Fixtures by

Issue 45 · Traditional Teatime · November 11, 2009

10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Socket Fixtures

Issue 45 · Traditional Teatime · November 11, 2009

Our top picks for ceiling socket fixtures. Just make sure to use a filament bulb or a silver-bowled lightbulb (see below).

MODERN FIXTURES

NG Light Satin Nickel at Remodelista

Above: NG Light Satin Nickel finish with porcelain socket (also available in darkened brass); designed by architect Annabelle Selldorf for the Neue Galerie in Manhattan. Available for $280 at Vica.

Tango Flash Wall or Ceiling Light at Remodelista

Above: Tango Flash Wall or Ceiling Light with transparent polycarbonate cover; $296 at YLighting.

Mania-V PL4 Ceiling Light at Remodelista Mania-V PL4 Ceiling Light at Remodelista

Above: Mania-V PL4 Ceiling Light from Studio Italia; $362 at Ylighting.

Purity Ceiling Lamp at Remodelista

Above: Anodized aluminum Purity Ceiling Lamp from Resolute; $167 at Surrounding.

White Tilos Wall Sconce

Above: Artemide Tilos Wall Sconce in white; $100 at All Modern Lighting.

Matte nickel-plated brass fitting at Remodelista

Above: Matte nickel-plated brass fitting; €57 from Manufactum.

Lampholder Light from the Nautic Collection at Remodelista

Above: Lampholder Light from the Nautic Collection at Circa Antiques; available in polished or weathered brass, chrome-plated brass, or nickel-plated brass. Contact Circa Antiques in Westport, CT, for pricing information.

Michele de Lucchi Glorietta Ceiling Lamp at Remodelista

Above: Michele de Lucchi Glorietta Ceiling Lamp; $628 at Nova68.

RETRO FIXTURES

Above: Alabax surface fixture in black or white porcelain; $119 at Schoolhouse Electric.

Thomas Hoof Porcelain Ceiling Light at Remodelista

Above: Thomas Hoof Porcelain Ceiling Light; €22 at Thomas Hoof Produkt.

Above: Defiance Ceiling Fixture in black or white; $89 at Schoolhouse Electric.

Ceramic Ceiling Light at Remodelista

Above: Solid brass and white Ceramic Ceiling Light from Italian company Ceramiche Fabbro; €139 at Manufactum.

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Above: The basic Porcelain Lampholder, $1.99 at Ace Hardware:

Star Light at Remodelista

Above: Star Flush Mount Light by Eric Cohler for Visual Comfort (available in bronze, antique brass, or antique silver); $252 at Circa Lighting.

Edison 40 Watt Hairpin Filament Bulb at Remodelista Satco Silver-bowl 60 Watt Bulb at Remodelista

Above, L: Edison 40 Watt Hairpin Filament Bulb; $9.94 at 1000bulbs.com. Above, R: Clear Satco Silver-bowl 60 Watt Bulb; $3.34 at 1000bulbs.com.



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