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Flos - Lounge Gun

Item number 103228
Flos - Lounge Gun Floor Lamp
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Unusual, provocative, socio-critical and political is the Gun Floor Lamp that has been designed by Philippe Starck for Flos in the year 2005.

”Complete republics are going mad. Tyrants are our masters. Constructed, manufactured, sold, dreamed, bought and used, weapons are our new icons. Our whole life worth’s as much as a bullet.
The Guns Collection is only a sign of our time. We get the symbols that we worth.”
explains the Designer. The inscription on the foot panel of the lamp therefore says “Happiness is a hot gun”.

The Gun Collection should call attention to the worldwide weapons export of numerous governments: the golden colour of the Gun Lamp represents the secret agreements between money and war. Therefore the Lounge Gun, whose body recreates a golden M16-Gun, stands symbolically for the agreement of the west-side. The black lampshade symbolizes the death. The crosses at the interior of the shade should remind us of our dead. Thereby the whole Gun Collection enters the context of a kind of memorial for uncountable dead that have been murdered in numerous, profit oriented wars.

To underline the intentions of the designers, the manufacturer Flos spends twenty percent of the sales revenue from the Guns Collection to the human rights organization Frères des Hommes, Europe.

More details:

The Lounge Gun is a floor lamp for direct light (to read) and diffuse illumination. The lamp corpus consists of aluminium die casting, the coating of injection moulding polymer, 18 carat, galvanized matt gold-plated. The diffuser is made out of paper with a matt black plastic coating and a screen printing method gold-plated interior. The electric cable is covered with black fabrics and connected to a black dimmer.



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Material shaft out of 18 carat gold-plated zamak injection-moulding
Colour Black
Dimensions Height: 169.4 cm, Depth: 56 cm
Weight 19.52 kg (without packaging)
Power plug type Plug Type C (CEE 7/16, Euro plug) - Used in: Europe, with the exception of the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Malta. Please check, if you need an adapter for your country!
Canopy included No
Protection class IP 20
Cable length 150 cm
Voltage 230V/50Hz
This luminaire is compatible with bulbs of the energy classes A+ to E (Energy efficiency classes: from A++ (very efficient) to E (less efficient))
Illuminant included No
Base E27
Maximum power 205 Watt
Part No. 103228
EAN 4250298702001
Design Philippe Starck
More information Statement from Philippe Starck about the inscription (ca. 56KB), Datasheet Lounge Gun (ca. 124KB)
Please note Information on disposal
Category Floor Lamps

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