Our last post featured an interesting ‘industrial design’ coffee pot / percolator. It’s still unidentified!
Here’s another great example of industrial design… bought at auction last week.
Unlike the coffee pot, we know a lot about this item.
It’s a classic Anglepoise lamp designed by George Carwardine. This is the ’1227′ model licensed to Herbert Terry & Sons – the ’2 tiered base’ version produced from 1938 until 1969.
This is a fantastic early example with original paint finish, wiring and Bakelite switch. In superb condition and still fully working.
A design classic indeed – here’s a more detailed history from the Design Museum. and a newspaper article from 2009 about its reissue .
Tags: 1227, Anglepoise, Anglepoise lamp, Bakelite, George Carwardine, Industrial design, lamp, light, Product design, task light, task lighting