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Filaments

34 W. 13th St., New York, NY 10011 40.735722 -73.995207
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-924-3575 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Appliances/Fixtures, Furniture Repair, Lighting
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Official Website

filamentsofnewyork.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, 1pm-7pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, M at 14th St.; L at Sixth Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

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  • Appliances/Fixtures
  • Furniture Repair
  • Lighting

Profile

Ask Filaments owner Randy Howard about the oddest object he ever illuminated, and he’ll tell you about the man who wanted a piece of old dental machinery turned into a lamp. “Was it my personal taste?” asks Howard. “No. Was he happy? Yes.” Howard can make a lamp out of almost anything (a jardinier or a piece of glass are more common requests), but his main business is the restoration of vintage pieces from the turn of the last century up through the sixties. He also creates new lamps, usually inspired by mid-century-modern designs. If you don’t have any medical equipment lying around, choose from the rotating selection of one-of-a-kind lamps—around 300 on any given day—Howard keeps glowing in his shop.

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