January 15, 2007,
The mysterious hold Asian culture has always had over Western design continues to gain momentum, and has most recently popped up in these traditional Chinese shapes. Despite being inspired by the traditional utilitarian jars, these lamps go way beyond functional. The epitome of exotic luxury, these painted porcelain pieces are guaranteed to leave us all craving a taste of the orient.
|The Blue Pine lamp by Willow Green combines all-over patterning and an affinity for nature to provide a traditional Asian feel ($248).|
|The Andrea by Sadek Treetop lamp is the picture of serenity with its white porcelain base offering an Asian-inspired nature scene in a calming green hue ($170).|
|Featuring an ornate, raised gold motif on a rich red base, Cypress Point Home's Siena table lamp is the perfect lavish accent ($249).|
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