Key facts

Product:
Basis Master
Family:
Basis Master
Manufacturer:
serien.lighting
Designer:
Jean-Marc da Costa
Architonic ID:
1037976
Country:
Germany
Launched:
1985
Groups:
Free-standing lights-General lighting
Free-standing l...-Floor lamps in aluminium
Free-standing light...-Floor lamps in steel
Free-standing light...-Floor lamps in metal

Concept

On account of the delicate upright pipes the floor lamp seems to almost hover. It houses a slide switch/dimmer in its base, which can easily be operated by foot

Material
Shade and base: Aluminium polished. Tubes: Steel polished, nickel-plated and clear varnished

Lamps
ECO-halogen bulb 400W R7s 9000lm, energy class C

Light
Indirect via ceiling and wall, diffuse through lateral lamellae

Control
Through dimmer integrated in base

Awards / Museums
International Design Award Baden-Württemberg, inclusion in the design selection 1987
Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, inclusion to the permanent collection
State Museum of Applied Art in Munich, inclusion to the "Die Neue Sammlung"
Museum of Applied Art in Cologne, Exhibition "Halogen"
German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt, Exhibition "Design Heute"