[Lighting] The Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp from Design Within Reach!

[Lighting] - The Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp

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This is the Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp from Design Within Reach. We have this light and it is FABULOUS. We have moved it from the Dining Room to the Kitchen. It’s modern style updates the room and gives it the final touch! The Nelson Saucer Pendant gives off the warmest, most beautiful light. We have ours on a dimmer, which is especially nice!

Nelson Saucer Pendant Lamp DWR

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Just look at the warm light! The Nelson Saucer Pendant comes in three sizes, we have the medium. This fixture has remained a favorite of both of ours. The dimensions are listed below. The height is the fixture itself (not the cord). Info below from Design Within Reach website, check out their website for more info (DWR.com):

Small: H 7.5″ Diameter 17.5″ Cord L 72″

Medium: H 9.5″ Diameter 25″ Cord L 72″

Large: H 14″ Diameter 35″ Cord L 72″

Architect George Nelson, who was Herman Miller’s design director from 1945 to 1972, once said, “Every truly original idea seems to find its most important expression in a chair.” And then he blew the doors off lighting design. While outfitting his office, Nelson discovered a silk-covered Swedish hanging lamp that he coveted but found too expensive. He then recalled seeing a photo in the paper of Liberty ships being mothballed “by having the decks covered with netting and then being sprayed with a self-webbing plastic,” which got him thinking. “And then, Whammo!” Inspiration struck, and by the next night, Nelson had designed his first Bubble Lamp® (1952) by spinning a skeleton of steel wires on a turntable and shooting it with translucent plastic until it was covered in a smooth, washable film. “When you put a light in it, it glowed.” This is the authentic Bubble Lamp, produced in partnership with the George Nelson Foundation. Bulb (not included): LED, CFL or incandescent; E26 base; 150W max (60W for the small saucer). UL Listed. Made in U.S.A. Read more about it and see more images HERE

All images via DWR.com; Catch you back here tomorrow!

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