Designer lamps are a wonderful addition to any bedroom or any room in general. Aside from providing light, they create an enticing ambiance and add sophistication to the room. No wonder there are many celebrities who love collecting lamps, especially designer lamps. Very often, the designers of these lamps are celebrities themselves in their industry.
One of these celebrities is Kesha, a singer who has ‘praying’ as her latest hit. She shares with everyone that she has a lamp hoarding problem on every tour, she finds it hard to resist buying amazing big lamps.
Another celebrity fond of lamps, particularly Tiffany glass lamps is Barbara Streisand. These were vintage designer lamps that started production in the late 1980s led by their design director, Louis C. Tiffany. Louis was the son of the jeweler, Charles Tiffany. In 1879, he opened his interior-decorating firm and catered to wealthy individuals. By the 1890s, Tiffany Studios was born.
Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of jeweler Charles Tiffany, started as a painter, then went into design and the decorative arts. He opened Tiffany studios in the 1980s once he mastered the art of stained-glass mosaics and learned making stained-glass windows.
Pirates of the Caribbean star, Johnny Depp is an avid collector of many things, especially unusual stuff like dolls and bugs. But he also has a wide collection of art and craft lamps that go well with his art related collections.
Environmentally conscious oscar winner, Leonardo di Caprio is a fan of environmentally friendly lamps, like the Himalayan salt lamps. They are said to counter air pollutants found in the air.
A celebrity that has kept her bedside lamps from MacKenzie-Childs for a long time is Lena Dunham. Interestingly enough, her aunt got those lamps for her from a flea market.
Reese Witherspoon, on the other hand, loves lights designed by Lindsey Adelman. She describes Lindsey as an amazing New York artist and loves the modern pieces that she designs because they are simply gorgeous.
Olivia Wilde on the other, loves chandeliers. She loves those giant bulbous chandeliers and sees them as jewelry for the room.
Julianna Margulies loves light fixtures by Elizabeth Lyons Glass. She had a custom-made piece for her Manhattan apartment.
Socialite and hand-bag designer, Nicky Hilton, is a fan of Modshop and buys their custom-made furniture and fixtures including lamps. Nicky’s sister, Paris Hilton is also a fan of Modshop and has used it to furnish her homes, including her Malibu Summer beach house.
Sex and the City star, Sarah Jessica Parker, like chandeliers and black pendant lights. She is also a fan of the Mary McDonald Pythagoras Nickel Pendant light.
Musician BryinDall, is obsessed with classic lamps from the 50s to the 70s. He has amassed over 325 lights. The bulk of them (around 250) are vintage lava lamps. His other lamps are composed of spaghetti lamps, French glitter lamps and lady-head lights from the 1920s and 1930s.