New Obsession: Barbara Cosgrove Lamps

gold lightingIf you don’t already know about Barbara Cosgrove’s lamp designs—let me tell you—they are gorgeous! I’ve been eyeing her work for a few years, but now I have an apartment pretty enough to warrant such chicness.

By description, an all white lamp doesn’t sound all that exciting but a high-gloss porcelain base and gold leaf-lined shade—that thrills me to no end. Modern but feminine, this lamp spoke to me; especially when I imagined it cuddled up with my 1940s French chair of the same palette and sass.

bedroom lightingAt the time, I didn’t realize my love for extra tall table lamps. But Mike did. He saw this 26″ piece towering above the crowd and, without much struggle, convinced me to get it. I was a little nervous about the height but seeing it in our bedroom, I feel like it brings a sense of importance to the light and the whole space (note: wall art, coming soon).

Barbara Cosgrove mostly sells to boutiques but a ton of her lamps, and the ones I purchased, are available at