A super-sized version of our Original 1227™ Brass pendant, this pendant boasts authentic brass details, fabric covered cables and a sophisticated colour palette in powder coated gloss finishes; features which guarantee that this attention-grabbing, ceiling light withstands the test of time.
Please note that our Giant lamps are built to order and have a lead time of up to 10 weeks. A super-sized version of the Original 1227™ Brass collection, our Brass Giant is a real showstopper. High end details such as finely crafted, solid brass components and fabric-covered cable create a luxurious aesthetic.
By 1932 Carwardine was ready to unveil his remarkable invention - a 4-spring lamp, combining unprecedented freedom of movement and perfect balance due to its patented constant spring mechanism. And soon demand for the lamp far outstripped Carwardine’s small-scale supply. So in 1934 Carwardine licensed the design to world-class spring maker, Herbert Terry & Sons, who already supplied the springs for his lamps. Not long after, the Anglepoise® name was registered and the 4-spring ‘Model 1208™’ went into volume production.
Carwardine maintained his association with Terry’s for the remainder of his life. He developed numerous variations on the original Anglepoise® design, including lamps for hospital operating theatres, and for navigator tables in military aircraft. But it’s the enduring Original 1227™ model that remains the archetypal Anglepoise® lamp, and with it, an iconic British design.
In 1932 automotive engineer George Carwardine develops a formula for a new type of spring. He discovers that pivoting arms supported by a sequence of these springs can be repositioned with the lightest touch yet will remain perfectly in place once released. Carwardine has just created the blueprint for an Anglepoise®.