Bestlite BL10 by Robert Dudley Best
Designs from the Bauhaus era brought functionality and simplicity to the forefront, displacing all superficial ornamentation.
Robert Dudley Best Designed Bestlite in 1930. As the lamp was the first example of Bauhaus in the UK, strong arguments were needed before the lamp could be put into production. The lamp was produced by the manufacturing firm Best & Lloyd, founded by Bests family in 1840. After mention in the prominent architectural magazine Architects Journal, the architectural community opened its eyes to the lamps potential. In 2004, the Danish design firm Gubi took over the international rights for the Bestlite collection.
During the second World War the Bestlite achieved the status of a national icon when Winston Churchill had one standing on his desk.
Shade, base and cord: Black, off white or white. Tube and arm: Chromed steel
Base steel, base cover and shade powder coated aluminium. Textile covered cord length: 2.5m
Length of arm 50cm. Length of extension arm 50cm. Diameter bracket 7cm
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