Designed by: Bernard-Albin Gras, 1921
I am: The original articulated lamp
If, by Le Corbusier’s famous definition, the house was a
‘machine for living in’, the Gras light was a ‘machine for producing light’.
Beloved by many pioneering French modernist architects and
artists – including Le Corbusier, Eileen Gray, Georges Braque and Sonia
Delaunay – the Gras light was a brilliant solution to an obvious problem – the
need for a multi-directional light source capable of being used in a range of
It is the simplicity and ‘back-to-basics’ honesty of the
Gras light that holds so much appeal. The re-release and renewed popularity of
the Gras light is a reminder that the very best of design is timeless.
Available in a range of models
with chromed or black satin-finished steel reflectors.