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Historically, green table lamps are among the better known desk lighting. We probably all conjure up an image of a racing car green glass shade, suspended on a brassy foot. Yet, as you will discover in the Vinterior collection, green table lamps come in all shapes and sizes! A green table lamp is a lovely way to introduce a splash of invigorating colour to your working area and, as already proven, will stand the test of time.

Green table lamps for sale at Vinterior

There are many green table lamps for sale at Vinterior. Of course, the traditional green visor lamp, known to populate traditional desks, features in the collection. There are also many others, from industrial enamel lamps (in every shade of green from racing car to apple) to sculptural postmodern designs. Discover your perfect green table lamp today!

The history of the green table lamp

Green table lamps are often associated with traditional settings such as banks, members’ clubs and libraries. In the first half of the 20th-century, they were used in particular by bank clerks. Why? Fluorescent lighting, now used to light up large working spaces, had not yet been invented. Interestingly, the green shade, sometimes followed by amber, was used because it provided a warm glow - protecting the workers’ eyes from the harsh glare of the lightbulb.
If such green table lamps were not available, the work would sometimes wear a pair of green eyeshades - the next best solution!

Choosing a green table lamp

Green is a life-giving colour, inspiring calm and focus. Just what you need when working! What better way to introduce a dose of this to your desk than with a green table lamp? A colourful lamp is a brilliant style statement and will make for an arresting presence on any desk. If you have a beautiful spacious walnut or mahogany desk, why not grace it with a traditional ‘bank clerk’ green lamp? Or if your desk is a bit more compact, choose a playful mid-century green lamp - many of which are designed with space-saving capacities.

How to find vintage green table lamps

Finding good quality vintage and antique green table lamps can be difficult if you’re not an expert yourself. That’s where Vinterior comes in — we feature over one thousand trusted sellers of antique, vintage, reclaimed and bespoke furniture.
So, what are you waiting for? Get browsing our listings today and find the perfect green table lamp for your home office.