Type 503

  • Type 503
  • Type 503
  • Type 503
  • Type 503
  • Type 503
  • Type 503
  • Type 503

Type 503

Designer:
Producer:
Design year:
ca. 1970s
Design type:
Lighting, Wall lamp
Dimensions:
Height:
15.5 cm |6.1 inches
Width:
12 cm |4.7 inches
Lightsource(s):
No. of bulbs:
1
Bulb socket size:
E14
Max Watt:
40 W
Colors:*
Beige, Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, White, Yellow
Materials:*
Metal (Painted)
* Variations are separated by comma [ , ] while Combinations are separated by slash [ / ]

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About the design

The Type 503 is a magnetic Ball wall lamp, produced by E.S. Horn in the 1970s.

Originally designed by Benny Frandsen (Frandsen Lighting) around 1970 for Frandsen Lighting, but later reproduced by several Danish lighting producers, among them E.S. Horn. Today the magnetic BALL wall lamp is produced by Frandsen Lighting.

Beautiful Danish “democratic design”, originally available in a variety of different colors, and hung in many homes in Denmark through out the 70’s and 80s.

The genius of this light is the magnet which holds the lamp in place, and allows you to easily adjust and point the light where you need it – for excellent reading light – over the bed or your favorite chair. It could also be used as a table lamp, as you will find described elsewhere, but the original idea, is to mount it on the wall using the screw hole(s).

 

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Meet the Designer

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Unspecified Designer

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Originally produced by

E.S. Horn

E.S. Horn

The story behind E.S. Horn starts in 1952, where the small family business began producing lamps in Aalestrup, in Jutland. By 1963, they had changed their name to Horn Belysning (Horn Lighting), and produced a wide range of lights – not particularly we …