NELSON BALL WALL SCONCE.
This wall lamp by Hay the Nelson ball wall is a design by George Nelson. Hay re-introduced this series in collaboration with Herman Miller, this series of lamps were originally designed in 1950.
The Nelson Ball wall sconce's rounded silhouette is created by spraying a translucent plastic polymer over a steel-wire frame, allowing it to emit a soft, diffused light that creates an inviting atmosphere to any room. The wall sconce is a stylish illuminator suited for various spaces in homes, cafes and offices.
Nelson Ball is part of a lighting series designed by George Nelson and produced by Herman Miller in the 1950’s. Nelson wanted to purchase a similar Swedish lamp made of silk, but instead, opted for designing his own version of the pendant to save time and money. The lamps in the collection are still manufactured at the same factory that originally started manufacturing them in 1952.
Material: Webbing polymer, coated and brushed metal and nickel rings.
Depth: 53,5 cm. Diameter:32,5 cm. Height:Shade: 30,5 cm. - frame: 42,5 cm.
Bulb base: E27
Light source: Max 8W LED (not included)
Cable length: 366 cm.
Cable colour: White
About the designer:
George Nelson (1908–1986) was an American architect and designer who is considered as one of the greatest American designers of the mid-twentieth century. Nelson studied at Yale University and in Rome, where he became familiar with European architecture and design. After returning to the United States, Nelson started working at Herman Miller, where he quickly took the position of Design Director.