Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Loved our lamp sale? Well, there's more at the store that hosted our sale THIS saturday...

Transistor has an amazing in-store holiday market featuring a super sweet list of purveyors of all things local chicago...I'm going...this Saturday:

Transistor presents an in-store holiday market! Several of their contributing artists will be here selling their wares, including items not usually in their stock. 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Here is a quick list of their contributors:
Jennifer Burack/Zerobird Studio (silkscreen
CTA prints and image-transfer pillows)

Michael Darin (lamps made from tiny glass bottles and

Freivogel/Kiku Handmade
(fused glass coasters,
kitchenware, belt buckles, jewely)

Rafael Rivera/r2 fotografia (photographs
from around the city and around the world)

RJuana Ryan/Stellalily (photo-transfer
tiles, coasters)

Betsy Siber/Foxglove Accessories (jewelry
made from vintage stamps)

Paul Snagel/Works! (lamps made with vintage
typewriters, projectors, and records)

Michael Una/Unatronics (handmade electronic instruments)

Rani Woolpert (jewelry made from ball bearings, compasses, clock parts, lightbulbs, plus art cards and more!)

Hope to see you there! Look for another Century Chicago/Transistor Collaboration in early 2012.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Lamp Sale-Last Two Hours!!!! 20% off

Mention this blog and receive 20% off any light. Sale ends at 7 pm!

Friday, December 2, 2011

In case you missed the details

Garage Sale disappointing? Estate Sale overpriced? Tomorrow! (and Sunday) Century Chicago is having a Pop-Lamp Sale & Launch Party. "I SEE THE LIGHT"—A Lamp Sale featuring Mid Century Modern and Artisanal Lighting from 1pm–7pm [Special Blog Launch Party Saturday from 8pm–10pm Light Bulb Cookies, Appetizers & Refreshments BYOB]
at Transistor • 3819 N. Lincoln Ave. • Traders Row • 773-880-7420 

Lamp Sale Almost here...Saturday 1pm

a variety of lamps—3819 n. lincoln—transistor chicago—come out sat—sun—better than that bad garage sale or over priced estate sale—we promise.

Going to a Lamp Show—Gotta go now...

See you Saturday at Transistor.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

THE List of Lights for the Saturday/Sunday Show

Pair of Ceramic 1950s Rooster Lamps with metal triangular legs & org. Black Shades • Green Iridescent Pottery 1950s Fiberglass Shade • Huge "I Green o' Genie" Lamp • Japanese Blue Dragon Lamp with org. Shade • MCM Teak & White Pottery Pair with Eames-like Square Design • Fredrick Cooper Style White Ceramic table light • white skinny lamp matches Cooper w/crazy trim Gold Shade • Yellow 1950s Pottery Table Light with Fiberglass shade • Incredible Large Stainless Steel 1960s lamp • Paris Globe Light with Interior Light • Edison Saturn Metal Light • Pair of Tire Jack Lights ala Ted Harris • Chrome Signed Sculpture light • Mad Men Art Deco Chrome & Brass Set— Torcheire & Side Lights • Free as a Bird Cage Light • Brown Metal Mad Men Desk lamp Blue Genie Translucent Glass Lamp with Gold Polka Dots & Marble Base • Spectalcular George Nelson-Styled Flower Lamp Glass, Teak & Brass • Hanging Teak & Brass 5-light chandelier • Hanging 60s Globe Metal & Brass Square with Edison Bulb • Round 60s Fiberglass Spun Globe • Brass 3-tier Orb Floor Lamp with 3-color lighting scheme • Deco Industrial Floor Light• Porcelain & Brass Floor light with "bedpan-shaped" shade• Italian 60s Pottery Light with Blue & Green Tiles possibly Raymor • 2 light desk lamp by Greta Von Nesson • Gold Metallic 1950s "Panther-skin" Table Light • Wood Wallpaper Paper Pattern maker light • Giant Driftwood Lamp 55" Tall with Huge Fiberglass shade • Pair of 1968 Hanging MOE Honeycomb Lights in Green & Blue Glass • Vintage 1960s Hanging Wall light with brass counter weight • Still Adding More!