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Light

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)
    London (made)

  • Date:

    1998 (designed)
    2000 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scott, Georgia (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pleated and folded aluminium mesh

  • Museum number:

    M.9-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This modern Spike Light table lamp is part of the Spark lights range. Formed from pleated and folded aluminium mesh with a turned and cast aluminium foot, it is one of the more unorthodox and most successful designs by Georgia Scott. She is a young, innovative designer of lighting products who experiments with a range of different materials. She conceived the design for this lamp in 1998 and it went into production shortly afterwards.

Physical description

This table lamp is constructed from pleated and folded aluminium mesh. It rests on a circular, cast aluminium base with a bevelled edge. The structure of the is a stem of pleated folds rising to a star burst crown of folded points. The lamp which nestles in a fitting at the top of the stem is a sylvannia Hi Spot 50 E14 40W and is inserted through the circular aperture at the top. The electrical flex which is iserted through an opening in the base is white and incorporates an on/off rocker switch.

Place of Origin

London (designed)
London (made)

Date

1998 (designed)
2000 (made)

Artist/maker

Scott, Georgia (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pleated and folded aluminium mesh

Marks and inscriptions

No marks

Dimensions

Height: 90 cm, Diameter: 30 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Spike Light, designed and made by Georgia Scott, London, 1998.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Aluminium

Categories

Metalwork; Lighting

Production Type

Unlimited edition

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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