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BARLAST Table lamp, black/white,

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Light bulb sold separately. IKEA recommends LED bulb E14 globe opal white.

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This table lamp with a clean design assembles in a flash. And since the packaging is compact, we can fit many on the same pallet. Good for the environment – and one of the reasons behind the low price.

Article number205.045.61

Product details

Small and easy to place anywhere you want to bring some coziness and mood lighting into your home.

A shade for soft, glare-free lighting.

Light bulb sold separately. IKEA recommends LED bulb E14 globe opal white.

Special waste handling may be required. Please contact your local authorities for more information.

Use an opal light bulb if you have an ordinary lamp shade or lamp and want an even, diffused distribution of light.

Use a clear light bulb if you have a lamp shade or lamp with a perforated or cut-out pattern or other airy, open design and want the pattern to cast effects on the wall and ceiling.

Designer

Ola Wihlborg

Article number205.045.61
  • Shade:

    Polypropylene

    Tube/ Base:

    Steel, Powder coating

    Wipe clean using a damp cloth and a mild cleaner.

    Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

  • Special waste handling may be required. Please contact your local authorities for more information.

  • Assembly instructionsBARLAST Table lamp205.045.61

Measurements

Diameter: 16 cm (6 ")

Height: 31 cm (12 ")

  • BARLAST
    Table lampArticle no205.045.61

    Width: 6 cm (2 ½ ")

    Height: 6 cm (2 ½ ")

    Length: 20 cm (7 ¾ ")

    Weight: 0.31 kg (11 oz)

    Package(s): 1

BARLAST Table lamp, black/white, 31 cm

Big design in a small package

Every now and then you need to think outside the famous box to achieve something innovative. But, when we developed BARLAST lamp, we instead stayed inside the box. The goal was a really good lamp at a really good price, and that made the packaging a decisive starting point. From there, we worked our way backwards with materials and design.

Cecilia Sondell Banke, one of our product engineers involved in the work with BARLAST, explains why the packaging can be so crucial for the price: “Transportation is often an essential part of the product cost. By packing the lamp efficiently, we avoid transporting air, and the total cost becomes lower.”

Cross-shape creates stability

When the assembled lamp stands next to the packaging, it can be hard to see how it can fit there at all. A part of the explanation is the cross-shaped base. “We realised that we could make a cross instead of a round base – both to save material and to make the lamp dividable. The cross also adds a unique design element.” The lampshade is made of soft plastic and rolled up like a tube in the packaging. When mounted on the lamp base, it spreads the light both evenly and beautifully.

Low price challenges creativity

A lower price must never mean compromises with quality. To secure stability and that BARLAST fulfils all legal demands, we made thorough calculations and tough tests. “The products with the lowest price are often the most challenging to develop. All our specialists need to be onboard from the start, and we have to think through the whole process step by step. But, they are also very creative projects that we learn a lot from. And when it comes to BARLAST it resulted in a really nice lamp in a small package,” Cecilia sums up.

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Material

What is steel?

Steel has unique characteristics when it is stretched and shaped since it remains strong. It provides strength to everything from skyscrapers and cars to bed frames and outdoor furniture. The steel industry is moving in the direction of more energy-efficient production and stronger steel qualities. It doesn’t lose any of its properties when recycled and today steel is one of the most recycled materials in the world.

Form design process

Big design in a small package

Wonder how BARLAST can fit in that small package? Well, that’s quite a reasonable question. A part of the explanation is the cross-shaped lamp base, which makes it dividable, along with the lampshade that is rolled-up like a tube. When the package takes up little space and can be transported efficiently which makes the cost and the price become lower. It also makes it easier for you to bring your lamp home where it can spread an even and beautiful light in the room.