Beautiful Modern Unique Up-Light Chrome Plated Black Electrical Cord Table Light Lamp with Contemporary Design and x 35W GU4 HRG 12V Halogen low voltage bulb. The Ara Table Lamp, designed by Philippe Starck for Flos, is a chromium-plated adjustable table or desk lamp giving direct light. A clever design: to switch it on or off just tilt the cornet! The Bird on the right of the lamp is the Eames House Bird.The iconic Ara Table Lamp from Flos is an adjustable table/desk lamp with all the classic Philippe Starck design hallmarks. Ara has a tapered, tubular head which activates the on/ off switch. When pointing up the lamp is off and turning down turns the lamp on. The whole lamp is polished chrome plated with a weighted lead base. 1 x 35W GU4 HRG 12V Halogen low voltage bulb (excluded).
born in 1949, phillippe starck was greatly inspired by his father, an aircraft designer. growing up with his father’s drawing boards and hands on projects, stark continued his design aspirations at the ecole nissim de camondo in paris. staying in paris long after graduation, starck became known for his taste and style. even the french president francois mitterand brought starck on to design his palace suite. after creating a demand for his work, starck became one of the most famous and prolific designers of this time. he has designed everything from apartment blocks, homes, domestic products and hotels. his aesthetic made us rethink how we design and create living spaces. one of the most influential european designers, phillippe starck, began designing products forflos in the company’s uprise in the 80s and 90s. mixing the company’s desire to develop eco-friendly, contemporary plastic furniture with the designer’s style was the beginning of a beautiful partnership. ever since the first starck product was released under theflos name, the popularity of starck’s designs increased significantly. utilizing polycarbonate, a plastic that can be broken down for recycling purposes, these designs began popping up everywhere from hotels, weddings, restaurants and more.