ISSUE 50  |  Saint Lucia

High/Low: The Iconic Artichoke Lamp

December 13, 2012 6:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Designed in 1958 by Danish architect Poul Henningsen, the Artichoke Lamp is the ultimate modernist light fixture. It's also one of the priciest.

Above: The Artichoke Lamp is available in several finishes, including glass, copper, white, and stainless. The priciest version is the Large Artichoke Lamp in glass for $57,600 from Design Within Reach.

Above: The Artichoke Lamp by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen Lighting; prices range for $8.852 to $16,528 for the white metal version from Design Within Reach.

Above: The Norm 69 was designed by Simon Karkov in 1969 (it's named for the year it was designed and for the number of pieces included); available in four sizes from YLiving. Prices start at $115 for the Small Norm 69 and go up to $210 for the Extra Large Norm 69.