The design is as clean as anything produced by the Bauhaus, yet the purity of the Elise Lamp (1998) has a softer edge very much in tune with today's sensibilities. Its creator is Pablo Pardo, a San Francisco-based industrial designer whose award-winning work centers around simplicity and utility. The Elise achieves both. It's a quietly beautiful lamp constructed of a finely machined aluminum base and translucent tubular diffuser that's neutral enough for a wide range of interiors. Bulb (included): 40W/frosted T-10 medium base/120 volt. Made in U.S.A. Sheds diffused light. Dimmer switch. Freestanding with heavy base.