From Boring to Beautiful!

From 2×4 wall studs to plastic light switches, common American construction tends to use predictable, albeit utilitarian materials, methods, and dimensions. Peter Bristol’s American Standards Lamp is a clever nod to this archetype that derives its character directly from this set of rules but also stands alone as a modern icon that is both familiar and intuitive to the user… that is, if you’re American!

In addition to being fun and smart, the lamp also creates inviting, diffused light and provides an easily accessible extra power outlet.

Designer: Peter Bristol

4 Comments

  • Quintin says:

    I am very much hoping that the power cord is fixed to the lamp and doesn’t have another plug at that end, as it looks in the pictures…

    And I still think US lightswitches are ugly. But that has nothing to do with this…

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