Type 80's W3 variation works all the angles to provide wall-mounted lighting with a longer reach that's particularly suited to illuminating hallways, kitchens or open plan spaces. Its precise articulation encompasses 3 different joints on the extended arm, adjusting at the neck of the lamp, the base and at the midpoint. With a horizontal reach of more than 2 1/2 feet and vertical to 2 feet, Anglepoise's renowned engineering makes it easy to maneuver and light up varied aspects of a home.
- 27" h x 31" w (68.6x78.7cm)
- Shade: 6.3" h x 5.7" dia (16x14.5cm)
- Wall plate: 3.5" dia (9cm)
- Max reach (from wall to shade): 31.5" (80cm)
- UL listed
- Color temperature: 2700K
- Bulb included
Here’s the unlikely tale of how an iconic British design literally "sprung" from an amateur inventor’s workshop. More than 70 years ago, automotive engineer George Carwardine, tinkering with constant-tension metal springs developed by the French firm Terry’s, found they could be moved in any direction but then “stayed put.” He didn’t find an application for cars but envisioned a task lamp based on the mechanics of the human arm. Notably, he added a shade to focus the light which meant that it used less electricity than usual at the time.
With patent in hand in 1934, George debuted the first Anglepoise at the British Industries Fair. Since then, his original model 1227 and succeeding variations have proved timeless to generations of students, artists and professionals. Anglepoise lamps were produced for World War II bombers, celebrated in a Royal Mail stamp and have inspired tributes from musicians, artists and writers. With new energy-saving strides, the Anglepoise remains true to its defining minimalist design and efficiency.