Phone +1 855 439 4881
All orders over $79 have complementary delivery in the USA and Canada with express options available at checkout.
You may also select to pick-up any order at the Average Showroom — located at 1081 Queen St. W. in Toronto — during checkout at no charge.
International shipping is calculated at checkout.
Average Archive orders are only available for delivery in Toronto or pickup.
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Standard items (not Special Order) can be returned via mail or in-store within 14 days of purchase provided the items are packaged and unused.
Special Order items, Archive items, items marked down, personal care and bath products are all final sale.
The Tokio desk lamp was introduced back in 1980 by Shigeaki Asahara and is now relaunched by Please Wait to be seated. Asahara has an eye for the classic and elegant yet with great sense of functionality and flexibility.
While the desk lamp has preserved its essense it has entered a contemporary universe wherein it has been slightly challenged on its rigorous idiom to shake things up a bit. Beside from enabling dimming the intensity of the LED light the spherical dimmer ball allows the user to get tangible.
Imparting both adjustable light intensity and adjustable inclination, Tokio Desk Lamp serves perfectly well as both a work light and as a cosy reading lamp.
- Shigeaki Asahara (Japan c.1980)
- Painted steel and polycarbonate
- 4.5w dimmable LED
- Integrated dimmer on base
- Light in warm white
- US Plug
- Width 12cm / 4.7"
- Max Height 56cm / 22"
Shigeaki Asahara has been working on product design since the early 80’s. His work is focused on balancing the technical features of materials with the aesthetic nature of the design process. The key element of his style is the pragmatic idea that movement, and hence the mechanism itself of the product, would lead to something both beautiful and refined, but also intuitive and accessible.
AVG (Average) is the balance between design and function. The name closely reflects our philosophy; to source everyday, useful products from around the world that serve a meaningful purpose in our customers lives, while adding to the overall beauty of their daily life.
Founded by designer Chris Hanz with Morgan Maisano in 2016, today in addition to the online store you can find the Average showroom on West Queen West in Toronto.
The collection is hand-picked by the founders and includes unique handmade pieces and mass produced items and can range in form between apparel to furniture, but maintains a common thread of timeless items designed with honesty, thought and integrity.
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