Designed by Paul de Haan, the very contemporary Sputnik Chrome table / floor lamp is back from space. Sputnik has 24 chrome finished arms including 12 with spherical chrome balls and 12 with chrome light fittings. It’s 59 cm (23″) high and is 35 cm (13.7″) in diameter without bulbs. Priced at € 325,00 (US $393). Made in Europe – adapter is needed to plug in the US. You can buy it at Decennia Design or try fearsandkahn.co.uk
You may wish to complement your Sputnik with a Rocket… Designed in 1970 by Anders Pehrson, the Rocket table lamp is Chromed shaft with plastic diffusers for neon lamp-bulb that seats on solid metal base. It’s 87cm (34″) long and 63cm (25″) high. Buy it at Fiftie-Fiftie Priced at € 650 (US $786).