The original Arco lamp was designed by Castiglioni in 1962 and is still as iconic today as it was 40+ years ago. With a stainless steel stem, polished aluminium shade and chunky marbe base, it’s both elegant and functional – if a little difficult to move about the house,
You can pick a designer version up from the Conran Shop for around £850 – or you can head to John Lewis for their Bow Floor Lamp. From a distance, it’ll have your visitors fooled, close up it’s shorter and with a less substantial base. But it’s still a very attractive lamp – and at just £280, you can pick up three for the price of the designer version.
See the Bow Floor Lamp at John Lewis