Columbus

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Columbus

Designer:
Producer:
Design year:
1977
Design type:
Lighting, Wall lamp
Dimensions:
Height:
25 cm |9.8 inches
Length of arm:
25 cm |9.8 inches
Lightsource(s):
No. of bulbs:
1
Bulb socket size:
E14
Max Watt:
40 W
Colors:*
Brass / Brown, Brass / Green, White
Materials:*
Aluminum (Lacquered), Plastic
* Variations are separated by comma [ , ] while Combinations are separated by slash [ / ]

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About the design

The Columbus wall lamp, designed by Jo Hammerborg in 1977, consists of a half circle plastic semi-translucent plastic shade with a brass cylinder for base and a brass arm centered on a round brass wall mounting. The shade has a white inner coating and features ‘peepholes’ on the top for upwards emission of any heat buildup and also creating a patterned luminance upwards and onto the wall. Shape of the shade directs the light downwards, projecting a crescent of light on the wall.

Originally produced in three variations – a green, brown or white plastic shade, all with white inner coatings. The green and brown versions came with brass cylinder, arm and wall mounting whereas the white version had a white lacquered cylinder, arm and wall mounting.

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Originally produced by

ABO Randers

ABO Randers

ABO Randers A/S was a small lighting company, situated in Aalestrup, near Randers, in Jutland. It was founded in the late 1960s, and mainly based on one product idea – the successful Ball magnet wall lamp, originally designed by Benny Frandsen. The gen …