Eduardo Albors Doddó Table Lamp
Materials: Orange painted tubular metal (iron) base with two black ornamental switches and a small orange indicator light. Adjustable orange painted globe lampshade with a black plastic ring and a white reflector. Brass E27 socket with a porcelain ring.
Height: 33 cm / 12.99”
Globe: 20 cm / 7.87”
Width: ∅ 13 cm / 5.11”
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: Eduardo Albors.
Manufacturer: Lamsar, Valencia, Spain.
Other versions: This Eduardo Albors Doddó table lamp exists in many colours. Also a brushed metal version was made. It was also made as a wall lamp and flush mount.
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, including this Doddó table lamp. 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.
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Eduardo Albors Doddó table lamp on his website
Many thanks to Lluís from Eclectique Vintage for the photos and the enthusiasm.