October 20, 2014

265™ Light - Black/White : Flos

This is the Flos 265 wall lamp; a swing-arm wall lamp with style. The 265 Wall Lamp was designed by Paolo Rizzatto for the manufacturer Flos in the year 1973. The 265 Wall Light, designed by Paolo Rizzatto for Flos, provides direct light thanks to its outstretched adjustable arm supported via a slender painted steel wall fitting. Swing arm wall lights are a popular choice for the living room, bedroom or office as reading lamps. These wall light fittings are a popular choice with interior designers and architects. Is the 265 lamp from Flos the lighting equivalent of the little black dress? It certainly appears that way. New York City Interior Designers love this swinging lamp. Modern interior design for living rooms are to be found in numerous places including magazines or at Stardust. The practicalities of creating a stylish, modern living room with great lighting are described in detail on our website. Designed for modern homes that need plenty of light, 265, a swivelling wall light is considered one of Paolo Rizzatto's purist masterpieces. In particular, it is its sparing use of materials and austere design that make the light fixture so fascinating. This is a classic wall light fixture. The 265 Wall Lamp by Flos, a fantastic swing arm reading lamp, is directly installed to the wall and the body as well as the diffuser are made of lacquered metal. A conical counterweight made of cast-iron provides the perfect balance for the desired position of the wall lamp. The addition of a cast iron tapered counterweight perfectly balances the diffuser for ease of movement. Sleek and minimalist, it accommodates a range of positioning and movement responding to contemporary living needs. 

With this functionality and the swiveling and pivoting diffuser the 265 Wall Lamp is perfect right next to your dining table and sofa, but also for illuminating a reception room or conference room. The 265 Wall Lamp by Flos is flexible in its application, for the lamp is equipped with a large vertical and horizontal pivoting area of about 180 cm. The 265 Wall Light features a painted steel arm and diffuser and is available in three finishes including black, grey and white. The matching illuminant for the 265 Wall Lamp by Flos can easily be ordered in the "accessories & spare parts", the different color versions of the wall lamp can be found at Stardust. With the Flos 265 Wall Lamp by Paolo Rizzatto you purchase a design classic from the 1970s, which still delights us today with its clear lines and unusual flexibility. Discover many other modern wall lamps by Flos in our online shop! The 265 by Paolo Rizzatto was introduced by Flos in 1973 and has been in continuous production ever since. 265 provides an architectural solution to lighting from a wall over a large span, and is ideal for lighting over tables or in a large space - the arm pivots on the wall mounted bracket, the head or diffuser can be adjusted as required. Flos Lighting was founded in 1962, developing new lighting concepts. Collaborating with the most inventive international designers, Flos Lighting produces great design and cutting edge lighting technology. Inspirational interior design ideas and home decoration for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen design and home offices at Stardust.