Read Me Lamp by Borgo Delle Tovaglie
Read Me Lamp by Borgo Delle Tovaglie is lovingly designed and handcrafted in Italy. Rather unconventional for a lamp, this offbeat collection of antique books with a linen shade in soft, muted tones, sits rather shabbily amid the most diverse of interiors. At ease in just about any room in the house, at the very least it is always a topic of conversation! Each lamp has a different selection of books and there is a choice of ten different colours in the linen shades.
The beauty in Borgo delle Tovaglie’s style is in not having fixed rules. It’s always different yet maintains an instantly recognizable signature. Expressive and spontaneous, the sheer depth of their collections allows for a completely personal interpretation in each home.
Born in 1996 as a tablecloth manufacturing firm in the ancient Via delle Tovaglie in Bologna, Borgo Delle Tovaglie (guided by the astonishingly creative Valentina Muggia and her husband Giuliano Di Paolo) moved more towards an eclectic portfolio of household goods. Today they have two stores selling all but the kitchen sink – although I expect that is just a matter of time – and their Paris store also features a quite mouthwatering bar and restaurant.