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Lampe Mantis BS1 Floor Lamp


Designed in 1951, the Mantis BS1 Floor Lamp is a robust yet elegant light that has an asymmetrical shade, inspired by the work of Alexander Calder. Available in Black, each lamp has a satin finish to highlight the shape of the shade. The light also has a rotatable shade with several arm positions, ensuring you have full control over the direction of the light.

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  • Designer : Bernard Schottlander
  • Materials : Steel & Aluminium
  • Dimensions : Height: 155 - 170cm; Depth: 69 - 108cm
    Base Width: 74cm (Tripod); ø29cm (Round)
  • Bulb specification : E14, Max 11W, LED or FLUO (not included)
  • Cable : 2m with switch
  • IP Rating : 20

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Great Reasons To Buy the Lampe Mantis BS1 Floor Lamp

  • Designed in 1951 by Bernand Schottlander, the Mantis BS1 delicately balances using a system of counterweights and flexible metal bars.
  • The shade of the light has a strong sculptured expression - a mark of Schottlander's work.
  • A highly flexible light that is rotatable 360° and has four arm positions - giving you control over light direction.

Why you'll love this wall lamp

The Lampe Mantis BS1 floor lamp was designed by Bernard Schottlander in 1951 and was inspired by the work of sculptor Alex Calder - which is evident in the asymmetrical form of the shade. Playfully combining balance and imbalance, the Lampe Mantis shade carefully hangs using a system of counter-weights, pulleys and flexible metal bars - almost resembling an acrobat suspended in mid-air. The BS1 comes in black satin.

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