Vintage Original Black Metal Desk Table Lamp By Louis Kalff
Vintage Original Black Metal Desk Table Lamp By Louis Kalff
Vintage Original Black Metal Desk Table Lamp By Louis Kalff

Vintage Original Black Metal Desk Table Lamp By Louis Kalff

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- A stylish black adjustable desk lamp by designer Louis Kalff for Philips, The Netherlands circa 1950.
- Original switch plate and adjustable light position via the shade, rewired in black braided flex and PAT tested.
- The lamp stands out with a simple abstract design and is one of the more rare examples which was produced by Philips.
- Height 35cm, Width 29 cm, Depth 29cm.

Louis Christiaan Kalff (1897-1976) was a famous designer, art director, and architect born in Amsterdam.  In 1924 Kalff applied to Eindhoven-based light bulb manufacturer Philips, asserting that the company’s advertising was not modern enough. The following year Kalff joined Philips and was tasked with modernising the company’s artistic and commercial advertising. In 1929, the Lighting Advisory Office (LIBU) was established under Kalff’s leadership and in 1946, he was appointed Philips’ chief art director.  

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