Nelson

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Part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, these sculptural bubble table lamps are designed by George Nelson. Instant icons of mid-century modernism when introduced in 1947, they are constructed of a steel wire frame and covered with translucent plastic, emitting a soft, even light.

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George NelsonNelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp
 
4.9

(based on 22 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (22)
  • Quality construction (21)
  • Adequate light output (18)
  • Easy assembly (18)
  • Energy efficient (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accent lighting (21)
    • Decoration (13)
    • Bedside (12)
    • Reading (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Modern/contemporary (15), Mid-century modern (9), Eclectic (6), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Vintage (3)

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    5.0

    Just what we wanted

    By Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp

    from Ann Arbor MI

    Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adequate light output
    • Easy assembly
    • Easy to clean
    • Energy efficient
    • Great design
    • Quality construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accent lighting
      • Bedside

      Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

      Classic design.

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Guest bedroom

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      5.0

      A classic!

      By Roxane

      from Rio Rancho, NM

      Style Mid-century modern

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate light output
      • Easy assembly
      • Easy to clean
      • Energy efficient
      • Great design
      • Quality construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accent lighting
        • Bedside
        • Decoration
        • Reading

        Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Ball Table Lamp:

        Not only is this a wonderful reading light on my nightstand, but its stability and substantial weight means the cat can't knock it over.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Primary bedroom

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        4.0

        Chic

        By CHerman

        from Chicago IL

        Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adequate light output
        • Easy assembly
        • Great design
        • Quality construction

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Accent lighting
        • Bedside
        • Reading

        Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

        Chic. Modern. Excellent on nightstand.

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Primary bedroom

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        5.0

        Beautiful!

        By Classic Modern Enthusiast

        from Wheaton, Il

        Style Minimalist, Vintage

        Pros

        • Adequate light output
        • Easy assembly
        • Energy efficient
        • Great design
        • Quality construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accent lighting
          • Working

          Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

          This lamp is just so nice. The style and quality are great. The walnut ball on the pull is a nice accent. Everything is well-constructed. Easy assembly as well. This lamp is on my Eames low storage unit in my office and it is just the right size and the right style.

          Service and delivery comments:

          My order shipped out on Monday and arrived on Wednesday. Great!

          • This product is used in my:
          • Office

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          5.0

          Love the Nelson lamps

          By Contemporary Farmhouse

          from Nevada City, California

          Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adequate light output
          • Easy assembly
          • Energy efficient
          • Great design
          • Quality construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Accent lighting
            • Decoration

            Customer comments about George Nelson Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

            One of the Room and Board design consultants suggested the George Nelson cigar table lamp and we liked it so much, we ordered the pear table lamp as well - they are on matching tables at the ends of a R&B contemporary sofa and look wonderful, especially because they are similar in style, yet different shapes. We are now considering a George Nelson mobile for the entry hall.

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Living room/family room/great room

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            5.0

            Perfect addition for our client's living

            By Diane @ Inventive Interiors

            from Evanston, IL

            Style Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • A True Piece Of Art
            • Easy assembly
            • Great design
            • Quality construction

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Accent lighting
            • Decoration

            Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

            We specifically chose a pair of Nelson Lotus Cigar lamps that are placed on a beautiful wrought iron/stone topped console behind one sofa in our client's living room. The modern authenticity of the lamps adds interesting, artistic, and simple lines to a collection of contemporary and classic furnishings. Thanks Room & Board for offering the Nelson Lotus Cigar Lamp among your many wonderful selections.

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            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Living room/family room/great room

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            5.0

            Beautiful

            By Condo Decor

            from Cambridge, MA

            Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist

            Pros

            • Adequate light output
            • Easy assembly
            • Energy efficient
            • Great design
            • Quality construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accent lighting
              • Bedside
              • Decoration

              Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

              We have been searching for the right lamp to fit our mid century decor. We tried others that just weren't right but this lamp is perfect. I was hesistant to spend the money as it was pricey in comparison to others but it is worth it.

              • I live in a:
              • Apartment/condo
              • This product is used in my:
              • Living room/family room/great room

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              5.0

              Classic Lamp

              By uberfrog

              from New York

              Style Modern/contemporary

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adequate light output
              • Easy assembly
              • Great design
              • Quality construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accent lighting

                Customer comments about George Nelson Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

                We bought these lamps to sit on a long hairpin-legged bookshelf that I built in an area that transitions between the living room and dining room. The lamps are classic and go with everything; they are also surprisingly substantial feeling. Modernica does a great job with packaging the lamps to ensure that they arrive intact.

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Dining area, Living room/family room/great room

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                5.0

                Stylish Lamp

                By KimA

                from Brooklyn, NY

                Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

                Pros

                • Adequate light output
                • Easy assembly
                • Energy efficient
                • Great design
                • Quality construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Accent lighting
                  • Decoration

                  Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

                  I love this lamp. It adds both light and style to my living room.

                  • I live in a:
                  • Apartment/condo
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Living room/family room/great room

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                  5.0

                  artful design, superb quality

                  By Renovation mania

                  from Bethesda, MD

                  Style Modern/contemporary

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adequate light output
                  • Easy assembly
                  • Easy to clean
                  • Energy efficient
                  • Great design
                  • Quality construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accent lighting
                    • Bedside
                    • Decoration

                    Customer comments about Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp:

                    We placed the Nelson lamps on the bedside tables in the guest bedroom. They fit the space perfectly and accentuate the look we wanted. In fact, we may purchase another set for our master bedroom.

                    We've admired these lamps for quite some time. We found R&B offered it at a great price. Thanks.

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                    • This product is used in my:
                    • Guest bedroom

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                    • Nelson Lotus Ball Table Lamp

                      Q:

                      Does this lamp have a dimmer switch?
                      Asked on 12/4/2013 by Dianne from Marco Island, FL

                      1 answer

                      • Employee Review

                        A:

                        No, this lamp does not have a dimmer function.

                        Answered on 12/5/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                    • Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp

                      Q:

                      What is the diameter of the base of the Nelson cigar table lamp and the round lamp?
                      Asked on 10/12/2013 by Henrietta

                      1 answer

                      • Employee Review

                        A:

                        The steel bases on this Lotus Cigar table lamp and the Ball table lamp both measure 8" diameter.

                        Answered on 10/14/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                    • Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp

                      Q:

                      Does this lamp use a 3 way bulb?
                      Asked on 9/4/2013 by Mid Century Modern fan from Seattle

                      1 answer

                      • Employee Review

                        A:

                        No, the lamp does not accommodate a 3 way bulb.

                        Answered on 9/4/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                    • Nelson Lotus Cigar Table Lamp

                      Q:

                      Do these Nelson table lamps have a polarized plug and require a polarized plug?
                      Asked on 6/12/2013 by laura from norwalk, CT

                      1 answer

                      • Employee Review

                        A:

                        Yes, the Nelson Lotus lamps have a polarized plug.

                        Answered on 6/12/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
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