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George Nelson bubble lamps and a cool retro kitchen

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Mom says I’ve been doing too many bathroom sink posts lately, so it’s back to kitchens and other cool parts of the house! This kitchen is pretty wild – and I’ll do a flashback on it sometime soon – but what I really want to point out is the great George Nelson “bubble lamp” to the right, in the dining area. These are very classic mid century stylisaucer-hanging-smaller.jpgng, useful in a number of rooms.

The original George Nelson bubble lamps were designed in 1947 and manufactured by Herman Miller from the 1950s through 1979. Now, Modernica is manufacturing them again – to original specifications and using the original Herman Miller tooling. So cool! There are numerous designs to choose from…although I find the website cumbersome, just an online catalog. Get with it, modernica!

Go to modernica.net for a nice selection of these high quality, historically accurate reproductions.

  1. melanie says:

    I have the original shade to this bubble lamp but the fixture was lost “by others” any recommendations for a fixture replacement?

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