British lighting brand Anglepoise and designer Paul Smith have announced the launch of their latest collaboration which arrives in September.
In his latest collaboration with Anglepoise, designer Paul revisits a unique patchwork colour scheme previously created for a unique version of the Land Rover Defender. The palette now becomes the inspiration for another classic British design, the Type 75™ lighting collection created for Anglepoise by renowned British industrial product designer, Sir Kenneth Grange.
Paul’s original 27-colour palette alluded to the Defender’s past as a multi-purpose utilitarian workhorse, with reference to its use on the farmyard and in the emergency services. In his Edition Four palette Anglepoise British countryside colours dominate: deep, earthy burgundy, leaden grey, sky blue, dappled green and rich clay. Just a dash of fluorescent yellow adds that element of surprise we have come to expect from a designer renowned for his mastery of colour. When applied to the highly functional yet streamlined Type 75™ lamp design the palette appears tailor-made.
Available at anglepoise.com and at selected retailers worldwide from early September.