1970s Metal Tramo Pendant Lamp
Materials: Green lacquered round metal (iron) lampshade, painted white inside. Bakelite E27 socket.
Cord Length: 80 cm / 31.49”
Height: 15 cm / 5.90”
Width: ∅ 19 cm / 7.48”
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.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Tramo, Barcelona, Spain.
Other versions: This 1970s metal Tramo pendant lamp exists in several colours, as you can see.
The Tramo – Trabajos molestos – Annoying works company was founded in the 1950’s by Miguel Milá together with two friends, architects F. Ribas Barangé and E. Pérez Ullibari.
Many lamps were designed, among others the TMC and TMM lamps in 1958 and 1961. These beautiful floor lamps are still in production by Santa & Cole. Later in the sixties he set up his own design studio.
In 1960’s Miguel Milá founded the the ADI-FAD, the Industrial Design Association, together with Antoni de Moragas, André Ricard, Bohigas, Cirici Pellicer, Manel Cases and Rafael Marquina.
Miguel Milá also designed lamps for the company of his brother Leopoldo, named Polinax. Among other things, Leopoldo designed one of the most iconic motorbikes of all time: the Montesa Impala and the Montesa Cota 247.