Mantis BS2 wall lamp is a member of the Mantis collection, designed by Bernard Schottlander in England in 1951 and relaunched by the French brand DCW éditions. Mantis BS2 wall lamp features a distinctive metal shade with a long and slender counterbalanced arm, which rotates 180 degrees. Mantis lamp is a combination of flexibility and balance – they capture the feeling of movement. The beautifully shaped Mantis is both solid and empty in a unique way.
Bernard Schottlander was originally from Germany but moved to England in 1939 at the age of 15. He worked as a welder in a factory and studied sculpture at the Leeds College of Art. Both welding skills and sculpture studies has influenced to his creative output.
- Length 153 cm, width 43 cm, shade diameter 27 cm, cable length 2 m
- Steel, aluminium, brass
- Light source
- E14 11W ESL CL II (not included)