Ana is the pendant version of Barba Corsini's circa-1955 floor lamp for Barcelona's La Pedrera and later saved from the dustheap by fellow designer Joaquim Ruiz Millet. Originally conceived for the Gaudi landmark, Joaquim rediscovered the lamp when the interior was torn down in 1991 and he then began to collaborate with Barba and recreate the original pieces for a wider audience. The light's signature perforated, cylindrical shade was directly inspired by the similar look of the chimneys at the La Pedrera.
- Lamp Rosette: 1.3" h x 7" dia (3.4x18cm)
- Shade: 25" h x 8" dia (63.5x20cm)
- Cable Length: 78.7" (200cm)
- UL Listed
- Bulb not included
Design is an unceasing continuum, believes this Danish house, now owned by a second generation. Owner and creative director Jacob Gubi Olsen inherited the helm from his parents Gubi and Lisbeth Larson, who founded the business to showcase their postmodern furniture. Under Jacob’s watch, Gubi added a global focus to its roots in Copenhagen, with a cosmopolitan array of furniture, lighting and interior objects.
Alongside 20th Century icons such as Robert Dudley Best and Greta Magnusson-Grossman, the design house has championed a new wave of design studios including GamFratesi, Space Copenhagen and OeO Studio. “I started out with two very strong designs, Bestlite—a Bauhaus collection designed in 1930—and Gubi Chair, designed in 2003. I felt they had something in common,” says Jacobs. “Iconic appearance, functional design, high quality, aesthetic design language and adaptable for many different kinds of interiors. I took these values as a guideline for any new designs added to the collection ever since.”