Design George Nelson, 1952 Steel skeleton, self-webbing soft plastic Made in USA by Herman Miller
The Nelson Lantern Bubble Pendant is part of the Nelson Bubble Lamps, a series of lights in elegant, spherical silhouettes. The pendant echoes the traditional lantern shape, transformed into a minimal expression for contemporary spaces. George Nelson, inspired by a set of silk-covered Swedish hanging lamps, designed the series in 1952.
Use with up to 150 watt bulb. Light bulb not included. Hardwiring required.
A Soft Radiance
The simple and elegant shape of a traditional lantern shade made contemporary, the Nelson Lantern Bubble Pendant delicately hangs overhead with the help of a 6-foot cord and ceiling plate. George Nelson designed the Bubble Lamps In 1952. He was inspired by a set of Swedish hanging lamps that were tediously crafted with a silk covering. The bigger challenge, however, was their expensive price. Nelson decided to make his own set, and arrived at an innovative process that replaced the silk shade with a translucent plastic material.
The George Nelson Bubble Lamp® collection is featured in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Herman Miller is the official site for the George Nelson Bubble Lamp® Collection.
10.5" h | 11" dia. | UL rated | 150 watt max
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