Cloche Lamp by
Lars Beller Fjetland

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London Design Festival 2013: the shade of this lamp by Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland resembles a dining cloche lifted up in the air.

Cloche Lamp by Lars Beller Fjetland

Lars Beller Fjetland's Cloche Lamp comprises a cast iron base with a bent ash arm slotted into it and a copper or brass-coloured shade hanging from the other end.

The three components simply slot together so they can easily be taken apart for storage or transport.

Cloche Lamp by Lars Beller Fjetland

The Cloche Lamp will be on show as part of 100% Norway at Tent London during the London Design Festival in September.

Cloche Lamp by Lars Beller Fjetland

The designer graduated from the Bergen National Academy of the Arts in 2012 and set up his own studio, Beller, while studying.

Cloche Lamp by Lars Beller Fjetland

If you like these, check out copper pendant lamps with chunky handles by Northumbria University graduate Josie Morris and a bell-shaped lamp by German designer Leoni Werle.

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Here's some more information from Tent London:


Cloche Lamp by Lars Beller Fjetland for 100% Norway at Tent London

Echoing an era of sophistication and grace, Lars Beller’s Cloche lamp curiously explores beauty, weight and balance, seeking inspiration in some of nature’s most elegant and remarkable solutions.

In an effort to set free the graceful, organic flow of form, the Cloche lamp represents an unexpected poetry; one that can only arise from an exploration of the improbable. Unexpected combinations of size, shape and material gain from each other, each part lending its strengths to the other to create a beautifully balanced whole.

Like a bluebell flower, the lamp is firmly grounded by its cast iron roots, while gently leaning its large and seductive spun copper petals towards the light; all made possible by the flexibility of its lightweight ash wood stem. The «Cloche» lamp rediscovers the inherent qualities the materials represent, while gracefully elevating their beauty.

Keeping with designer Lars Beller’s philosophy of honesty in materials and construction, the entire lamp can easily be dissembled into just three separate pieces.

  • http://www.walnutgreydesign.com/ Mr Walnut Grey

    The Cloche lamp is an exquisite piece of design exuding grace, control and charm and has a striking 1930s & 40s industrial-esque design. It is unsurprising that such a creation would come from the hands of Lars Beller Fjetland. He is one of Norway’s most exciting and promising young designers.

    • George

      Hello Lars….

      • http://www.walnutgreydesign.com/ Mr Walnut Grey

        Ha! You’re a funny lot aren’t ya ;-)

        • Henk

          Or – Hello Lars’ dad :)

  • Anon

    Colonel George in the study with the candlestick.

  • https://www.facebook.com/gorskijerzy Jerzy Górski

    I would certainly appreciate the design more if the marble slab was not there.

  • Alex

    I was wondering whether the marble slab was part of the lamp or not?

  • amsam

    I don’t mind the marble slab; a little visual balance for the massiveness of the bell.