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Fairfax Large Lamp, Painted

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A closer look at Fairfax

Whether you want an elegantly architectural lamp or one that doesn’t take up too much room on a table, Fairfax is a tall and slim design influenced by classical columns. It comes in two heights as well as two materials: this one’s painted timber, which will give you a clean, crisp look.

The perfect pairing

You could team almost any lampshade with this base, but we know that it’s not always easy to do that online. So, we’ve chosen a few we think matches it best – Oliver and James – for you. If you’d like to order the lamp shade on its own, you can do that here. Or, if you would like to just order the base, select the option without the shade above.

Design detail

You’ll find a mix of curving and angular shapes in Fairfax’s design – one to highlight the other. Its stem has turned details at the top and bottom, which are balanced by the plain middle. And in the base – which adds weight to the design – a swooping arc joins two squares.

The material

When it comes to painted timber, we use tulipwood – a strong and resilient hardwood. Its fine, almost knot-free grain makes it perfectly suited to a painted finish, so you get the best of both worlds – strength and smoothness. 

The finish

Not every design and every colour needs the same process – a ‘one finish suits all’ approach won’t ever give you the best result possible. That’s why we vary the number of coats and use both hand-painted and spray-painted techniques depending on what that shade needs.

The perfect pairing

You could team almost any lampshade with this base, but we know that it’s not always easy to do that online. So, we’ve chosen a few we think matches it best – Oliver and James – for you. If you’d like to order the lamp shade on its own, you can do that here. Or, if you would like to just order the base, select the option without the shade above.

  • Base width :20cm
  • Base depth :20cm
  • Height :68.60cm
  • Weight :1.20kg
  • Light Fitting Height :65.60cm
  • Made From :Tulipwood
  • Finish :Aged White
  • Cable / chain length :150cm
  • Flex :Grey Flex
  • Switch location :Flex
  • Universal Adapter Included :Yes
  • Energy rating :A++ to E
  • Voltage :220-240V
  • Dimmable :No
  • Directional :No
  • IP44 :No
  • Bulb included :No
  • Number of Bulbs Required :1
  • Bulb type :E27
  • Recommended Wattage :60W

Taking care of Fairfax

You want: easy-to-care-for pieces that you don’t need to tiptoe around. We’ve got: easy-to-read-through care guides that give you just that.

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When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.

From our own, white-glove service for delivering larger pieces in the UK and Ireland, to our courier and international partners, rest assured that we’ve done everything we can to make sure your order gets to you on time and in one, perfect piece.

Delivery’s also entirely free if you’re in the UK and spend over £50 (or €100 in Ireland).

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No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, which is why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. 

And, you’ll also have 28 days to do so – just in case you need time to mull things over. 

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