Harlequin retro lamp base
The chunky lamp base is made from painted resin, giving it a retro look. It's available in two colours - the taupe pictured, or a clean white looking version. All you need to do is pick a lamp shade to go with it and you've got yourself a stylish piece of lighting.
However, with the lamp base costing £80, it may well be necessary to economize slightly with your choice of shade...
Buy it from John Lewis