Mantis BS5 Wall Lamp
An admirer of Alexander Calder, in 1951 Bernard Schottlander created the Mantis series. Movement is intrinsic to all of Schottlander’s work: an artist, an engineer and in no small measure a handyman, he devised a clever system of counterweights combined with a series of strong, and flexible metal bars.
The shade also is unique of its kind. Like an acrobat suspended in mid-air, it is made from aluminium using spinning and chasing techniques, but to which he has brought his sculptor’s eye.
The Mantis light family, with their eternal play between balance and imbalance, appear to defy the laws of gravity. The Mantis BS5 Wall Lamp available in satin black with or without a switch on the mount.
DCWéditions is a French producer of lights and furniture. Honest objects, well conceived, well designed, well made.
Designed by Bernard Schottlander.
Steel and aluminium shade
Maximum reach from wall: 45cm
Wall mount Ø95mm
Light source (not included)
1 × E14 - LED max 11W
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