Aluminium and black powder coated aluminium ring. Vintage condition.
The B-1198 was designed by Raak's ingenious team in the late 60s, an elegant pendant with slick features, typical for all Raak products.
This sleek metal luminaire with its refined black cilinder finish in the middle, was created to lighten a living room but also works particularly great in multiples – strictly lined or playfully hung - above the dining table, the conference hall or front office of your hotel.
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Raak was an Amsterdam lamp factory, founded in 1954 by Carel O. Lockhorn, who used to work for the lighting division of Philips. Raak also had a branch in Eindhoven. The caption on its labels said Light Architecture, which pointed out that their lamps need to be seen as extensive and supporting elements of architecture and interior design.
The company manufactured many lights for public and government buildings as well as for home use. A large and international group of architects, industrial designers, electrical engineers and decorators contributed to the refined minimalist aesthetic of Raak’s light objects (E.J. Jelles, Maija Liisa Komulainen, Frank Ligtelijn, Nanny Still, Nico Kooy, Sergio Asti, e.a.). Frank Ligtelijn's Globe 2000 (also called Raak 2000), a floor lamp manufactured in 1961, really set the tone for the company's characteristic style: a sophisticated design, durable and beautifully finished materials and a name that excites the imagination.