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BL3 Floor Lamp - ‘Bestlite 90’ Anniversary Edition

Regular price €1,059.00

Item Number: 10063529

‘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.

The Bestlite BL3 Floor Lamp in two sizes was designed in 1930 by Robert Dudley Best, a British designer highly influenced by Bauhaus. Its clean lines and elegant expression are combined with great functionality of the adjustable arm, both horizontal and vertical, and movable shade. Available in a variety of finishes, the Bestlite BL3 Floor Lamp works as reading light in any contemporary home where statement lighting is sought for.

The Bestlite lamp design was first adopted by garages and the Royal Air Force engineering departments due to its great functionality. A feature in Architects Journal lauding Bestlite with the title of the first evidence of Bauhaus in Britain brought the lamp to the attention of the design conscious. Public demand for the Bestlite lamps soon followed and, when Winston Churchill personally chose the Bestlite BL1 Table Lamp for his desk, Bestlite's iconic status was secured.

The Bestlite design stays close to its industrial roots and true to its original design. Bestlite is held in permanent collections at both the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Design Museum in London. Loved by architects, designers and design aficionados throughout its long history, today, Bestlite has become a contemporary classic.

Lamp height:
112-151 cm
Lamp stand:
Ø28x112 cm
Shade dimensions:
Ø16x13 cm
Distance to switch:
20 cm
Weight (kg):