BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint

BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
Gubi

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Estimated lead time 16 weeks

Designed by Robert Dudley Best in 1930, the Bestlite BL7 Wall Lamp celebrates elegant and clean lines with clear reference to the period of Bauhaus. With its contemporary look in various finishes and movable shade, the Bestlite BL7 Wall Lamp is optimal for the hallway, as a bedside lamp or above the kitchen counter. Let it stand for itself or combine it in pairs to create an expressive source of illumination.

The Bestlite lamp design was first adopted by garages and the Royal Air Force engineering departments due to its great functionality. A feature in Architects Journal lauding Bestlite with the title of the first evidence of Bauhaus in Britain brought the lamp to the attention of the design conscious. Public demand for the Bestlite lamps soon followed and, when Winston Churchill personally chose the Bestlite BL1 Table Lamp for his desk, Bestlite's iconic status was secured.

The Bestlite design stays close to its industrial roots and true to its original design. Bestlite is held in permanent collections at both the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Design Museum in London. Loved by architects, designers and design aficionados throughout its long history, today, Bestlite has become a contemporary classic.

  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
  • BL7 Wall Lamp on Universal Joint
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Estimated lead time 16 weeks

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Width: 160 mm
Depth: 160 mm
Height: 150 mm
Diameter: 160 mm


Robert Dudley Best (1892-1984) was heir to the world's largest lighting manufacturing company Best & Lloyd, founded in Birmingham in 1840. Despite the company's proud history of providing traditional lamps to a prestigious clientele, including Titanic and the Orient Express, Dudley Best was interested in a new collection that symbolised the spirit of the new age by appealing to the more avant-garde architects and setting a new agenda for lamp design. 

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