1970s Lamsar Pendant Lamp
Materials: Round industrial style lampshade made of 3 red painted metal (iron) parts. Brass E27 socket with a porcelain ring.
Cord Length: 60 cm / 23.62”
Height: 35 cm / 13.77”
Width: ∅ 30 cm / 11.81”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup a silver capped bulb was used.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Lamsar, Valencia, Spain.
Other versions: This 1970s Lamsar pendant lamp exists in many colours.
No information to be found about the Valencian company that was at least active in the 70’s and 80’s. The most well known designer was Eduardo Albors. Maybe this pendant lamp is his design, but it does not appear on his website. Do you have more information about Lamsar? Please use the contact form and make this website more complete.
Eduardo Albors was born in Valencia in 1949. He studied Applied Arts and Business and is an Industrial Designer. Albors founded Caps I Mans in 1972 where he developed industrial design work and graphic and interior design for many companies, not only lighting such as Lamsar.
In 1984 Eduardo Albors took charge of the department of Product and Image design of Ronda Iluminaçao (lighting) in Sao Paulo, Brazil and up to 1989 he lived and worked between Valencia and Sao Paulo.
In 1985, Caps I Mans, NBC and other designers create a collective design named La Nave.
Eduardo Albors designed appliances, ceramics, furniture, glasses, plastics, textiles, toys, shoes, dental equipment, electronics and ultrasound. In domestic lighting and technique he developed more than 200 projects for several companies.
For Lamsar he designed lamps from 1972 until 1980. They are all on his website. He not only designed lighting for the company but he was also responsible for image and product advice, Brand and logo graphic design, catalogue design, artistic photography direction, packaging design, publicity and promotion direction, office interior design and 25 lamps.
He designed lighting for Lamsar (1972 – 1983), Ronda (1984 – 1990), Zass (1988 – 1993); DeO (1999 – 2002), Zeramic (2003 – 2004) and for Zul since 2002. Except for Ronda, they are all lighting companies from Valencia, Spain.