If any era of design understood the shared ground between functional and funky, it was Mid Century Modern. The Mid Century Modern era took lighting design far beyond the boundaries of tradition set by previous decades. Take a look at these funky Mid Century Modern lighting options from around the internet that are sure to light up your life.
Atomic Ranch curates the best of Mid Century Modern Design to share with our readers. Some of the products you’ll see featured in this story are affiliate links, which means that if you click through and make a purchase, AR will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.
Small Size, Big Flavor
Need a tabletop lamp or night light but don’t have much room? Turn tight spaces into bright spaces with this minimalist mushroom shaped mini lamp. Nothing like a fun night light to show off what a fungi you are.
Touch down brings me round again to find, I’m not the lamp they think I am at all. Oh no no no. I’m a Rocket Lamp.
Are you ready for it?
This simple metal pendant lamp has a classic shape and color while still being bold and eye catching. Cone you believe it?
Shades of Gray
This tasteful tabletop lamp has acute angle base! The perfect affordable and classy option for when things are getting down to the wire.
Holy moley! Orange you excited about adding such a bold item to your home? If this citrus-shaded shade isn’t really you, not to fear, it also comes in blue.
This Mid Century starburst style ceiling light is really out of this world! Created with easy to assemble brass spines, this hanging lamp has a lot of backbone!
This is one way to cement your love for interior lighting. Somethings are pave-ment to be!
Hive you ever seen such a stunning pendant lamp? This striking shape and charming color is the bees’ knees!
Beam me up!
Mid-century Handmade Bamboo Lampshade. Image courtesy of Etsy.
This pendant lamp showcases remarkable craftsmanship and a subtle nod to the space age’s fascination with flying saucers. Think of it as delicately adding a little *space* to your space.
The 60’s called ….
This delightfully quirky desk lamp is created out of an up-cycled mid century telephone. With an item like this on your desk, you can honestly say you’re very “dialed in” to the Mid Century Modern aesthetic.
Hungry for more MCM decor? Check out these mid mod throw pillows or this Mid Century Modern bedding. And of course, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest for more Atomic Ranch articles and ideas!