The only lamp you’ll ever need for your study

Be inspired by the industrial style of the iconic British Anglepoise lamp and see our top picks to brighten up your study or office

An icon of 20th-century British design, the Anglepoise lamp has featured in design museums, graced Royal Mail stamps and inspired numerous artists and musicians. The original Anglepoise was designed by George Carwardine in 1932 and over the years has been reinterpreted by such well-known designers as Paul Smith and Margaret Howell.

So functional and timeless is Carwardine’s balanced-arm design that other brands have taken inspiration from it, making it the only style of lamp you’ll ever need for your studies.

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