Want list - Original Anglepoise lamp

The great thing about an Anglepoise is that whatever the state of your desk it will at least make the clutter look curated. Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the Original 1227’s spring loaded, balanced aluminum arms are as inexplicably entertaining as ever; like Meccano. You can also drop this bit of trivia: in 1948 the BBC’s Head Of Variety successfully got the Anglepsoise banned from beeb offices, believing its low-lighting would lead to ‘degenrate programme making’ (he was soon overturned, the big silly). (£149; www.anglepoise.com)

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