Black Tramo Clamp Lamp
Materials: Black metal slats clamp with 7 rubber nops. Double chrome joint. Adjustable round black painted conical metal (iron) lampshade with a ribbed tube ending. White reflector. Bakelite E27 socket.
Length: 26 cm / 10.23”
Height: 23 cm / 9.05”
Width: ∅ 17 cm / 6.69”
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: Grup Bonamusa.
Manufacturer: Tramo, Barcelona, Spain.
Other versions: This black Tramo clamp lamp exists in several colours. Also made in black & white. Made as a table lamp, wall lamp and floor lamp. A chrome floor lamp can be found here.
Grup Bonamusa is a Spanish design company. They designed all kind of furniture and lighting over the years.
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.
Lamps in the movies
The floor lamp version of this black Tramo clamp lamp was used as a prop in the 2014 – 2016 Canadian comedy-drama thriller series Série Noire. Starring François Létourneau, Vincent-Guillaume Otis and Édith Cochrane.