Eclips by Evert Jelle Jelles

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Item is currently out of stock. Please contact us to pre-order. Anodized aluminum reflectors in frame of lacquered metal.

 

The Eclips, designed by E.J. Jelles for Raak in 1964, is a perfect example of the original and playful designs that emerged from the Space Age. Two hemispheres rotate in and around each other enabling you to manually change the light from full moon to full eclipse according to your mood. This futuristic device, adjustable in height, could be a prop from a Stanley Kubrick film, but one with a timeless beauty.

 

read more about Raak

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. 

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Height 148 / 170 cm Width 40 cm
Depth 40 cm

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