Simon Terry

Innovation & Brand Director at Anglepoise

March 2016
Anglepoise has recently launched two new collections, both developments of the most well known Original 1227TM design: a new four-piece Original 1227 Mini collection and a second, brand new nine- piece Original 1227 collection incorporating table, floor, ceiling, and wall lights. “Our story began with a desk lamp. First launched in 1935 as the brainchild of automotive engineer George Carwardine, the original fixture has been sensitively updated for modern life and has become a design classic. So we’re delighted to announce that it is now part of a versatile multi-piece collection.
The innovative constant-tension spring mechanism ensures that the Original 1227 desk lamp can be moved into multiple positions with the slightest touch, and once in place it will stay precisely where it’s put. No fuss, no nonsense, just sheer functionality wrapped in a remarkably characterful form. Our Original 1227 Collection includes two very different wall lights: the standard wall version features a flexible shade with a colour-matched sconce and integral switch and sits neatly adjacent to the wall, while our wall-mounted version comes with an articulated arm that pivots out from the wall, affording maximum flexibility and movement.”