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Design Classics #23: The Bestlite by Robert Dudley Best

23rd May 2012
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Designed in 1930, this classic desk lamp counts Winston Churchill among its famous users. His stood on his desk in his air-raid shelter beneath Whitehall and was presumably witness to many conversations about strategy while the sirens wailed outside. The Bestlite was created by Robert Dudley Best, heir to the largest lighting factory in the…


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