Anglepoise Tuesday 08 Jan 2013

Here's a sneak preview of the new, extended colour palette for the Anglepoise® Giant1227TM floor lamp, which British task lamp specialist, Anglepoise® will launch at Maison&Objet later this month.

With ten standard colours now available, the Anglepoise® Giant1227TM lamp can set the scene for three contrasting interior styles: Classic, Tranquil and Vivid. Custom colours and flocked finish can be specified for an additional charge, further extending the versatility of this larger-than-life triple-scale version of the iconic Anglepoise® Original1227TM lamp, designed by George Carwardine in 1934.

First produced as a one-off commission for the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, (a humorous reference to the beloved Anglepoise® lamp that Dahl used in his writing hut), due to public demand, the Giant1227TM went into volume production in 2004. Now with an enhanced colour palette and reduced fixed price for custom finish, the Anglepoise® Giant1227TM floor lamp can be used to make a strong visual statement in a wide range of interior spaces.

The Giant1227TM is manufactured in Britain and will be available in the new  colours from 1st February 2013; it retails at £2280/€3100.

The Anglepoise® Giant1227TM floor lamp is manufactured in Britain to the highest specification using Anglepoise® constant tension spring technology. It features powder coated cast aluminium shade, arms and joints, stainless steel fittings and solid cast aluminium base to ensure stability, with casters for ease of movement. It is supplied with a dimmable 100watt halogen reflector bulb, switch and dimmer. 

Shade - diameter 440mm, height 465mm

Height - 2.5m, maximum reach 2.70m

Base: 445 x 445mm

Cable length 3m


Anglepoise® was the ingenious result of a collaboration between automotive engineer, George Carwardine and spring specialists, Herbert Terry & Sons. 80 years on, Terry's archetypal Anglepoise® Original1227TM lamp, based on Carwardine's pioneering perfect balance mechanism, is recognised as a British design classic.Over the years, the Anglepoise® brand has been developed by the Terry family - more recently in collaboration with preeminent British product designer, Sir Kenneth Grange - to create an incomparable series of instantly recognisable, highly functional, energy-efficient table, floor, wall & ceiling lamps. All the new designs remain true to Carwardine's original design concept, whilst incorporating essential modern features, such as energy saving bulbs. 

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For over 70 years, Anglepoise has created table lamps and table lights that are now British design classics. In that time, they have redefined all a table lamp has been and can be. Their table lamps remain true to George Carwardine’s original design whilst incorporating modern features, such as energy saving bulbs.