Two of the riads we feature in this week’s lineup showcase wood tripod lamps—also known as photographer’s lamps or surveyor’s lamps—which lend a British colonial air to an interior. Most reproductions we’ve seen feature overly clunky profiles; here are a couple of more streamlined examples for recreating the look in your own domestic environs.
N.B. The most economical solution is to locate a vintage wood tripod and create your own lamp (for an example, go to DIY Maven).
Above: Riad Dix Neuf la Ksour in Marrakesh.
Above: The Can Pep Masia House in Ibiza.
Above: Studio Wood Tripod Floor Lamp by Visual Comfort; $315 at Neena’s via Amazon.
Above: Vintage Surveyor’s Maple and Brass Adjustable Tripod Lamp, c. 1920s; $865 at Modern 50.