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Lamps with a retro vibe

Scan new catalogs and peruse spring home furnishings collections, and you’ll find a bevy of lighting that takes its cues from vintage film industry and photography equipment. The Miniroy TA table lamp comes from Studio Italia Design based in Venice (yes, Italy). The petite piece stands about a foot tall, with a satin nickel frame and a glass diffuser whose center comes in white, red or yellow. The suggested retail price is $620. (Studio Italia Design)
The Fortuny lamp from Design Within Reach is a 1907 design by Mariano Fortuny. The titanium and steel frame is topped with a cotton shade. It sells for $5,000. (Design Within Reach)
Sundance catalog has the Luminary lamp, a reproduction of a vintage stage spotlight with a brass canister in a pewter finish. The diffuser unscrews so that the 150-watt bulb can be changed. Price: $395. (Sundance Catalog)
CB2, the modern and budget-minded offspring of Crate & Barrel, comes through with the Photography floor lamp, which the company calls a riff on 1940s studio lighting. The base can rise from about 4 feet to about 5 1/2 feet tall, and the angle of the light is adjustable. Price: $99.95. (Crate & Barrel)
Pottery Barn has its own Photographer’s Lighting Collection, which is anchored by by this tripod floor lamp with the lamp canister in bronze or nickel. Price: $299. (Pottern Barn)
Pottery Barn also offers this mini spotlight for $79. (Pottern Barn)
For the true film buff, there is this: the Cinema lamp, made of recycled antique components. The tripod base is adjustable, and the reel-shaped shade tilts. It’s available through the Sundance catalog, which boasts that the piece was handcrafted in France — good thing, since it costs as much as a trip to Paris: $4,875. (Sundance Catalog)