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Floor Lamp Gras 411, Opal White

by Bernard-Albin Gras
$827

Estimated Ship Date On or Before 08/20

Overview

The Lampe Gras was originally designed by Bernard Albin-Gras for use in offices and industrial environments as a table lamp. It was astounding in its simple, robust and yet very ergonomic design. There were neither screws nor welded joints in the basic form. It has been declined as floor, table, pendant and wall lamp with different arm length, indoor/outdoor uses and different shade colors and forms. Its distinct shade (either conic or round) and industrial design has made this lamp a bestseller for most settings. This floor lamp version (411) is perfect as a floor lamp for reading, created with wonderful proportions, very adjustable and graphic thanks to its double-elbow (it allows it to be rotated twice through 340°) and an ideal height for a use besides a sofa.

DCW Editions is a French design brand specializing in lighting. Best known for the Lampe Gras, a re-edition of the iconic 1921 lamp, they draw inspiration from the past to create chic and timeless quality lights, designed to last.

Floor Lamp Gras 411 by Bernard Albin-Gras for DCW Editions
- Industrial design
- Black steel base: ∅ 12.6"
- Overall H 53.1", max W 28.3"
- Opal White round shade H 5.5" x max ∅ 5.5", tiltable 210°
- Black electric fabric wire, on/off switch on cord, L 83"
- E12 Max 11W bulb (not included)
- ETL certified, indoor use only
- Made in China
- Free shipping

Specifications

BULB AND SOCKET
E12, 11W LED (not included)
POWER SOURCE
Hardwired (installation required)
Dimmer
Non Dimmable
CERTIFICATION
ETL Certified
Proposition 65 Warning
DIMENSIONS
H 53.1" W 28.3" Cord L 83"

Designer

Bernard-Albin Gras
Bernard-Albin Gras

In 1921 Bernard-Albin GRAS designed a series of lamps for use in offices and in industrial environments. The GRAS lamp, as it was subsequently called, was astounding in its simple, robust and yet very ergonomic design with neither screws nor welded joints. In 1927 the Ravel company purchased the patent and started producing the GRAS lamp. Bernard-Albin Gras was one of the most innovative designers of the 20th century. The functional aesthetic of his lamps and especially the design of details such as those of the arms, stems, brackets and bases were truly original and far ahead of his time. Early on Le Corbusier was seduced by the modern design and functionality of the lamp and became one of Bernard-Albin GRAS’s most enthusiastic supporters using the lamps in his own offices as well as employing them in numerous architectural projects all over the world. Others such as Robert Mallet-Stevens, Jacques Emile Ruhlmann and Eileen Gray followed on. Well-known artists such as Sonia Delaunay and Georges Braque also used the Gras lamp in their studios. For the first time in history, a lamp was equally popular in professional and in residential settings. Bernard-Albin Gras’ talented and visionary design has proven to be timeless.