A Bit of Lighting History
First produced in 1933 the Coolicon Lampshade is a design icon of the mid 20th Century. The design is as elegant as practical reflecting the light downward.
Precursor to florescent or LED lighting these reflected the tungsten filament bulb down to illuminated factories and workshops across the UK. The two slot in the shade we're crucial to allowing heat to rise from under the metal.
Benjamin Electric Co