Bestlite BL7 Wall Lamp by Robert Dudley Best for Gubi

BL7 Wall Lamp with switch on backplate, black + chrome.

Description / details

Bestlite BL7 Wall Lamp is a Bauhaus-inspired metal wall lamp with a simple aesthetic, designed in 1930 by Robert Dudley Best. The first Bestlite lamps were adopted by commercial organizations due to their great functionality. Later, the lamps ended up on the desks of architects, prompting a feature in Architects Journal in which Bestlite was proclaimed the first manifestation of British Bauhaus design. Public demand for Bestlite soon followed and, when Winston Churchill personally chose a Bestlite lamp for his desk, Bestlite's iconic status was secured. More than 80 years on, the Bestlite design stays close to its industrial roots and true to its original design. Loved by architects, designers and design aficionados through its long history, today, Bestlite has become a true modern classic.

Produce
Gubi
Design
Robert Dudley Best
Material
Chrome / Brass; Powder coated metal
Color
All brass / Black + Chrome / Bone china + Brass / Bone china + Chrome / Charcoal black + brass / Full chrome / Grey + Brass / Matt white + Brass / Matt white + Chrome / Off-white + Chrome
Dimensions
Lamp height 11.4 in, shade height 5.5 in, shade Ø 6.3 in (Lamp height 29 cm, shade height 14 cm, shade Ø 16 cm)
Light source
US : 40W max E12 incandescent
EU : 30W max E14 halogen

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