The parallel lines of the lamp’s lightweight frame are visible along its surface and the lamp casts a soft, even light. George Nelson designed the Bubble Lamp series in 1952, was reintroduced by Herman Miller and HAY, using the originally tooling and following the same design principles of the originals.
George Nelson read architecture at the renowned Yale University and completed his studies at the American academy in Rome. He was editor in chief of the 'Architectural Forum' from 1935 to 1944.
After having set up his own Architecture and Industrial design company in 1946, he began collaborating with Vitra in 1957. His pieces, such as the Coconut chair, his clocks and the Marshmallow Sofa, are regarded highly amongst the 20th Century design classics.