Robert Dudley Best floor lamp model BL3 edition Gubi

Description

This floor lamp was designed by Robert Dudley Best, a British designer, in 1930 and then reissued by Gubi in the 2000s, when the designer Gubi Olsen bought the patent. This floor lamp consists of a black lacquered metal base and lampshade and two chromed metal arms. The arm supporting the lampshade is swivel to 360° around the central arm and also adjustable in height.

In the 30s, this lamp is used in car workshops, its design inspired by the Bauhaus movement is considered too "simple" for the time. This lamp became famous when Winston Churchill used it as a desk lamp, the Bestlite lighting then illuminate Buckingham Palace, Orient-Express and Titanic. 

Product Details

Data sheet

Designer:
Robert Dudley Best
Producer:
Gubi
Model:
BL 3
Condition:
this product is in good vintage condition
Restoration:
the electricity of this product has been redone with a black cotton thread.
Height:
112 cm
Length:
72 cm
Lampshade height:
15 cm
Lampshade diameter:
16 cm
Robert Dudley Best floor lamp model BL3 edition Gubi

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