Part of the popular Glo Ball Series, the Glo Ball Basic was created in 1998 by artist Jasper Morrison to invoke the radiant calm of a full moon. This unique table lamp has a white acid-etched blown glass diffuser, and the glass body is 30% fiberglass reinforced with an injection-molded polyamide (UL-94 V2) base.
- Diffuser consisting of an externally acidetched, hand blown, flashed opaline glass and a die-cast aluminum threaded ring nut with alodine plating finish.
- 30% fiberglass reinforced injection-molded polyamide base.
- Gray painted, die-cast aluminum diffuser support.
- On the cable there is the electronic dimmer which allows the regulation of light brightness.
- Diffuser Diameter: 12.99 inch
- Diffuser Height: 10.62 inch
- Base Diameter: 4.33 inch
- Cord Length: 78 inch
- Diffuser Diameter: 17.71 inch
- Diffuser Height: 14.17 inch
- Base Diameter: 5.70 inch
- Cord Length: 78 inch
- T1: 1 x 100W Halogen T8 E26 Base Frosted (Included)
- T2: 1 x 150W Halogen T-8 Medium Frosted (Included)
- Environment: Indoor - dry location
- Switching: 0-100% dimmer installed on the cord
After first opening its doors in 1971 Flos acquired brands and opened new a new factory on a path to bring cutting edge creativity to the interior lighting industry. Their later collaborations with Achille Castiglioni in the 80's established Flos in the market by developing a family of lighting, the Brera Series. Later partnerships with contemporary talent including Philippe Starck, Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Marcel Wanders, Patricia Urquiola and many others continued to propel Flos as a leader in modern interior lighting. Pairing with talented design professionals has become a core element of the company's mandate and extends to all areas of its brand including promotional activities and artful photography.
Having received much critical acclaim, Flos is a five time winner of the Compasso d'Oro Industrial Design Award and have secured commissions to illuminate several of Europe's great historical and architectural sites including Venice's Palazzo Grassi and the City of Amsterdam archives.
Today, Flos is a top choice amongst consumers for both private residences and commercial lighting applications. A versatile catalogue paired with a long standing reputation and design history makes Flos products a perfect addition to any space. www.flosusa.com
Flos Glo-Ball Basic Table Lamp Designed by:
- Jasper Morrison
“My grandfather had decorated one room of his house in the Scandinavian style of the ‘60s—bare floors, long-haired white rugs—and in it was a Braun record player with wooden side panels. I was impressed by the room and the record player.” – Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959. He studied at the Kingston School of Art and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1985. Since 1986 he has opened his Office for Design in London.
Jasper Morrison became a leading figure of “New Simplicity,” a movement that advocated a more modest and also more serious approach to design. In addition to furniture, he has also created lamps, home accessories, textiles, a tram system for the city of Hanover, Germany and a bus shelter for the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein.
Recent projects include the design of the furniture for the Tate Modern in London, the Folding Air-Chair and Low Air-Table for Magis, flatware, glassware and other home accessories for Alessi, the Flos Glo-Ball lighting series and furniture for Vitra.
Jasper Morrison Ltd. is currently based in London and Paris.