Royal Floor Lamp
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Design by Arne Jacobsen, 1956.
Made in Barcelona, Spain by Santa & Cole.
Designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, the Royal combines a polished stainless steel stem and an elliptical linen shade that seems to float in the air. The stem is off-centered on a cast-iron, elliptical base. Raised on this support, the shade becomes an extension of the base. The interior of the shade is lit by two lamps, one pointing upwards and the other downwards, which can be independently operated. Arne Jacobsen placed these gently softened lights in the hotel entrance, bringing the chairs into view while throwing the rest of the lobby into shadow.
The Royal lamp is the essence of Jacobsen's theory that economy and functionality equal style. Choose white or beige shade.
Material(s): Cast Iron, Steel, Linen
Dimensions: 14"L X 9.2"W X 73.6"H
Lamp Type: INCANDESCENT, COMPACT FLUORESCENT, LED
Bulbs: 2 X 100W 120V E26 (medium base) incandescent bulbs, 20W compact fluorescent, or 17W LED lamp (not included)
Listing: CUL, UL
Manufacturer Specifications: Click to download specifications.
Instructions: Click to download instructions.
Model(s): SC-ROYL SC-ROYL-B SC-JALB1 + JALP8
Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971) was trained as a bricklayer and graduated from The Technical Society's school in 1924 and Copenhagen Art Academy 1927. In 1928 he received the Academy's gold medal, but prior to this, when only 23, he was awarded a silver medal at the 1925 Paris World Exhibition — the first of numerous honours that became a natural accompaniment to his artistic activities, his untiring search and his brilliant conceptions, made manifest by many successes in competitions at home and abroad.See other lights/products from Arne Jacobsen
Santa & Cole
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