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BL1 Table Lamp - ‘Bestlite 90’ Anniversary Edition

Regular price €769.00

Item Number: 10063526

‘Bestlite 90’ Anniversary Collection
The ‘Bestlite 90’ anniversary collection comprises 4 designs produced in a limited edition of 300 of each, with their own uniquely numbered certificate: the BL1 Table Lamp, the BL3 Floor Lamp, and the BL5 and BL7 Wall Lamps. The anniversary collection has an all- nickel finish, with a twisted cord for a retro feel.

Designed by Robert Dudley Best in 1930, the Bestlite BL1 Table Lamp is a coveted design worldwide with strong references to Bauhaus. Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, personally chose the Bestlite BL1 Table Lamp for his desk in the Whitehall and history records that Churchill even took the lamp with him on his countless trips around the world. This was the big breakthrough for the Bestlite, which has made it a design classic today. The minimalistic yet distinctive design makes it the perfect fit for any home office, workspace, creative corner or even as the lighting at your bedside table or in the living room.
Designed by Robert Dudley Best

Robert Dudley Best (1892-1984) was heir to the world's largest lighting manufacturing company Best & Lloyd, founded in Birmingham in 1840. Despite the company's proud history of providing traditional lamps to a prestigious clientele, including Titanic and the Orient Express, Dudley Best was interested in a new collection that symbolised the spirit of the new age by appealing to the more avant-garde architects and setting a new agenda for lamp design...

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Lamp height:
51-83 cm
Lamp stand:
Ø21x45 cm
Shade dimensions:
Ø16x13 cm
Distance to switch:
25 cm
Weight (kg):