BL1 black brass/bone china
BL1 black brass/classic white
BL1 black brass/black brass

BL1 Table Lamp - Black Brass base

Designed by
Robert Dudley Best

Product Category:

Lighting - Table Lamps

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Designed by Robert Dudley Best in 1930, the Bestlite BL1 Table Lamp is a coveted design worldwide with strong references to Bauhaus. Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, personally chose the Bestlite BL1 Table Lamp for his desk in the Whitehall and history records that Churchill even took the lamp with him on his countless trips around the world. This was the big breakthrough for the Bestlite, which has made it a design classic today. The minimalistic yet distinctive design makes it the perfect fit for any home office, workspace, creative corner or even as the lighting at your bedside table or in the living room.

The Bestlite design stays close to its industrial roots and true to its original design. Bestlite is held in permanent collections at both the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Design Museum in London. Loved by architects, designers and design aficionados throughout its long history, today, Bestlite has become a contemporary classic.


Shade - Finish and Material: Black Brass, Bone China, Classic White Semi Matt

Switch: Black


Shade: 160mmDia

Height: 510mm - 840mm (Adjustable)

Length of arm: 420mm

Base: 210mmDia

Code length: 2m

Price range
Lead time
4-6 weeks
Good to know
1 year conditional warranty
Also available in Chrome and Brass base finish