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Bronze Retro Floor Lamps

Some of the most striking floor lamps of the retro era were those cast in bronze. In keeping with some of the looks from the art deco era, while exploring the technological advancements that came with the retro era, bronze was another of the types of materials that were experimented with to construct some fine looking floor lamps.

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Bronze cast items give off an unusual old world appearance, even when they are brand new taking on an effortless rustic appeal. The metal lends itself to some intricate designwork and the long, thin bronze lamp stands are particularly elegant.

Eames Era Retro Floor Lamps

When you see the descriptive term of Eames Era when speaking of furniture, floor lamps included, it is actually referring to a period that included the retro era. Eames Era overlapped the start and the end of the retro period so be aware that if you are looking for an authentic retro floor lamp, it is possible that it was designed inside the Eames Era but outside the retro period.

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Ray and Charles Eames were part of the pioneering modern style furniture movement, designing and creating innovative pieces using new technologies such as fibreglass and plastic resin. Charles Eames first came to prominence through his use of moulded plywood in the creation of his chairs. This then extended on to award winning furniture and architectural designs. Eames Era table lamps are often those types of lamps that have been made out of fiberglass, lucite or other technologies that were new to the mid-20th century.

These types of lamps take many forms catering to a wide range of room styles. They are as different to one another in many ways from the shining modern look of a chrome eyeball floor lamp to the more traditional upright cone lamp.

Atomic Retro Floor lamps

Some of the most popular types of floor lamps from the retro period of the 1950s and 1960s are the atomic floor lamps. Atomic floor lamps speak more about the time that they were designed and created rather than a particular style, with all of them influenced by the space race that had exploded. Technologically advanced designs emerged from the late 50s and were dubbed Atomic giving us a tremendous range to choose from.

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You might find a suitable Atomic style retro floor lamp from the collection above.

Designs giving a tip of the hat to Sputnik and the innovations that came about through preparing for space travel can be seen in some of the Atomic lamp designs. Enjoy the Atomic floor lamps that are displayed here and be confident that they will look appropriate in the homes of the 21st century.