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iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp brown acrylic Perspex globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s Italy
iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp brown acrylic Perspex globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s Italy
iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp brown acrylic Perspex globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s Italy
iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp brown acrylic Perspex globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s Italy
iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp brown acrylic Perspex globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s Italy
iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp brown acrylic Perspex globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s label

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iGuzzini Bud Pendant Lamp

Materials: Gradient brown acrylic globe, white on the inside. Chrome lamp socket holder. Chromed metal (iron) ring. White acrylic half round diffuser. Bakelite socket.

Cord Length: 60 cm / 23.62’’

Height: 31 cm / 12.20”

Width: ∅ 35 cm / 13.77”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 socket can be used. But a white or opaque bulb gives the best result.

Period: 1970s, 1980s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer:  Studio 6G, the internal design team of Harvey Guzzini in 1968.

Manufacturer: Harvey Guzzini/iGuzzini, Via Mariano Guzzini, 37. 62019, Recanati, Italy.

Other versions: The iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp exists as a big version, flush mount/ceiling lamp (model 5023), two floor lamps (Clan & Flash) and a table lamp (small Clan). The big pendant became later known as Bud Grande (Big Bud).  A version with a white painted chrome ring was also made.

Colours: White, gradient brown, green, red, orange. Over the years some other colours were also produced.

The suspension changed from a classic wire to a nylon wire in the late 1970s. This lamp has commercial code 3029.

The Bud is a pendant lamp made up of a shell in thermoformed methacrylate double layer, with white interior and exterior colour, and a screen in thermoformed methacrylate white diffuser supported on a metal disc glued to the shell.

Labels

You can find the big Bud pendant lamps with labels from HarveiluceHarvey Guzzini and iGuzzini. This small Bud pendant lamp is labelled iGuzzini.

iGuzzini 

iGuzzini illuminazione was established in June 1958 by Raimondo Guzzini (born 1928) under the name Harvey. Harvey is derived from the famous movie ‘Harvey’ with James Stuart and the invisible rabbit Harvey from 1950.
The initial production of enamelled copper objects was supplemented by decorative luminaires.
In the early sixties it became a family business when his 5 brothers joined the company. In 1962 Luigi Massoni was attracted to lead the design team. He worked for Fratelli Guzzini and Harvey Guzzini until 1976. Luigi Massoni designed many iconic lamps in that period.
The company still exists and changed the name in 1974 into iGuzzini and in 1981 to iGuzzini illuminazione.

MEBLO

Harvey Guzzini lamps were also sold under the brand name MEBLOMEBLO is a Slovenian (Yugoslavia) company.

The MEBLO factory was founded in 1948 when Gorizia craftsmen joined forces and founded the Furniture Factory, later named Edvard Kardelj (communist leader and national hero of World War II). In 1950 the name changed in MEBLO.

At first, they made exclusive furniture, which was later supplemented with upholstered furniture, lighting, plastic and mattresses.

MEBLO also produced plastic chairs and tables, plasticised metal garden tables and chairs, plastic chairs for sports halls, plastic flower beds, mirrors and plastic bathroom equipment (design by Luigi Massoni), wooden set of club tables, shelves, buffet carts and mirrors (design by Gianfranco Frattini).

The last lamps were produced around 19901991 until the break-up of Yugoslavia.

Today the company is named MebloJOGI. It only produces mattresses for beds.

Acrylic: often named by its commercial name: Perspex, Plexiglas, Crylux, Acrylite, Lucite, is a thermoplastic.

Project year: 1968
Year of production starting: 1968
Year of production ending: 1986

Commercial code: 2223
Period: since 1968
48 x 42 cm

Commercial code: 2223/1
Period: 1968 – 1972
46 x 41 cm

Commercial code: 2223/2
Period: 1968 – 1972
35 x 31 cm

Commercial code: 3029
Period: 1973 – 1986
35 x 31 cm

Commercial code: 3030
Period: 1973 – 1986
46 x 41 cm

iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp – Frosted/brushed version

iGuzzini Bud pendant lamp clear frosted acrylic globe lampshade chrome ring Harvey Guzzini 1960s 1970s Italy

iGuzzini Bud Pendant Lamp, Flash Floor Lamp Clan Floor Lamp - Catalogue Picture

Harvey Creazioni logo

Logo used between 1959 and 1964. Inspired by the 1950 film “Harvey“, starring James Stewart.

Harvey Guzzini logo

Logo used between 1965 and 1977.  This logo was designed by Luigi Massoni.
The architect Massoni was invited to work with Harvey as the company’s art director, a move that gave further impetus to the idea of collaborating with designers.
Between 1967 and 1971, Ennio Lucini designed the catalogue tor the DH brand, under which lamps for home lighting were marketed.

iGuzzini logo

Logo used from 1974 until today, designed by Advema G&R Associati. This logo embodied the company’s entire output, which was marketed under other brands such as DH, Doma and Atelier.
It was during this period that the company began making technical products. Spot and flood lights in particular.