Anglepoise

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Anglepoise

® [ˈæŋglpɔɪz] N (Brit) (also Anglepoise lamp) → lámpara f de estudio
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Metal legs on a coffee table or sofa are ideal for this look, as is an anglepoise lamp.
Another section will profile a single iconic design - the Anglepoise lamp - telling how an experiment by a car engineer with an obsession with springs resulted in an invention that was to become one of the most copied, parodied and collected in the history of design.
The original anglepoise lamp is an icon, no doubt about it - but let's face it, everyone has one.
There's also a red Routemaster bus, an anglepoise lamp, a polypropylene chair and the famous Penguin Books jacket.
Teaming an oversized Anglepoise lamp with traditional pieces - a candelabra and pretty china - gives this dining space a sense of humour.
In the 1920s, adjustable task lighting with a spring-loaded arm became popular in England--the Anglepoise lamp. In the 1960s, adjustable lamps were fitted with low-voltage bulbs, taken from automotive lighting.
'Thank goodness,' he says, 'we have stopped asking, "What is design history?" and agreed that it is a highly open-ended subject.' Once concerned principally with the appearance and style of products - whether Robert Adam interiors, Chippendale furniture, Staffordshire figures, the Coca Cola bottle, the anglepoise lamp or the Volkswagen Beetle - it now goes beyond that to the social context in which objects are made and consumed.
Six design stories are presented in the exhibition, offering a diverse look at design: National Identity, Plastics, Modernism, An Archetype-The Anglepoise Lamp, A Designer in the Spotlight and Style Through The Decades.