Nice for a kitchen? Eikon' a customizable, interchangeable lighting system by German design firm Schneid. A wooden base (ash, oak, bamboo) with hidden magnets let you swap the Basic lampshade for the Shell or Bubble lampshades. via Design Milk
Vogel Design’s Love Me Love Me Not table (in collaboration with Justin Plunkett) is a definite alternative for those who want something a little different. These delicate side tables are available individually or as a set of eight making up a full flower.