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10 Easy Pieces: French Industrial Wall Lights

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10 Easy Pieces: French Industrial Wall Lights

July 12, 2017

The French have been expertly refining industrial-style lighting since the 1920s, playing with scale, rotation, weight, and balance. From Charlotte Perriand and Bernard-Albin Gras to Olivier Abry of Wo & Wé, here are our favorites:

the lamp gras n \2\14 wall light designed by bernard albin gras in \19\2\1 is m 9
Above: The Lamp Gras N 214 Wall Light designed by Bernard-Albin Gras in 1921 is made of cast iron and steel; $580 at Design Within Reach.
jean prouvé’s potence lamp, produced today through vitra, is \$\2,\130 at de 10
Above: Jean Prouvé’s Potence Lamp, produced today through Vitra, is $2,130 at Design Within Reach.
from wo & wé, which designs and makes its lights in a workshop in lyon, f 11
Above: From Wo & Wé, which designs and makes its lights in a workshop in Lyon, France, comes the Adjustable Three Arms Wall Lamp in black patinated steel for €859 ($985 USD) at Wo & Wé.
the serge mouille two arm wall sconce is \$5,\200 at design within reach. 12
Above: The Serge Mouille Two-Arm Wall Sconce is $5,200 at Design Within Reach.
the jielde signal two arm wall sconce is \$399 at horne. 13
Above: The Jielde Signal Two-Arm Wall Sconce is $399 at Horne.
from la redoute interieurs, the metal appliqué with adjustable articulated arm 14
Above: From La Redoute Interieurs, the Metal Appliqué with Adjustable Articulated Arm is €63.99 ($73 USD) at La Redoute.
french brand am.pm’s appliqué voltige telescopic light is €\183.\20 (\$\2\ 15
Above: French brand AM.PM’s Appliqué Voltige Telescopic Light is €183.20 ($210) at La Redoute.
designed by charlotte perriand in \1938, the potence pivotante wall lamp is sti 16
Above: Designed by Charlotte Perriand in 1938, the Potence Pivotante Wall Lamp is still manufactured by Nemo Lighting; $652 at Finnish Design Shop.
the tsé & tsé black mirobolite bracket wall lamp, made in the company&a 17
Above: The Tsé & Tsé Black Mirobolite Bracket Wall Lamp, made in the company’s Parisian workshop, is inspired by lamps from India; €412.50 ($473 USD).
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