Nelson Saucer Bubble Pendant
 


Nelson Saucer Bubble Pendant

Designer: George Nelson


Part of the Nelson Bubble Lamp series, the Nelson Saucer Bubble Pendant’s wide surface area diffuses soft light into any interior. It comes with a ceiling plate, which allows it to delicately float overhead. George Nelson originally designed the Bubble Lamp series in 1952, inspired by a set of silk-covered Swedish hanging lamps.


All sizes, except small, use with up to 32 watt CFL bulb. For the small size, use with up to 13 watt CFL bulb. Light bulb not included. Hardwiring required.


Estimated delivery from 10 to 55 working days


★ Please note that due to our festive shut-down from 5pm on Friday 21 December through to 9am on Wednesday 02 January, the dates estimated for delivery may be extended.

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Size Small


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Estimated delivery from 10 working days


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Estimated delivery from 55 working days


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A Beautiful Curve


The Nelson Bubble Lamps are an assortment of lamps in various spherical silhouettes that emit an even quality of light. The wide shape of the Nelson Saucer Bubble Pendant, along with the gently flowing lines of its steel under-structure bring a lovely shape and soft light into any interior. This pendant light is available in small, medium, large, and extra-large sizes. George Nelson first designed the series in 1952, when he came across a Swedish hanging lamp that he wanted to acquire for his office. He was challenged by the expensive price, which led to him making his own Bubble Lamp series.


Complete with a nickel-plated steel ceiling plate and a 6-foot cord.

A Designer of Icons


One of the most influential designers of mid-century modernism in America, George Nelson served as Director of Design at Herman Miller for more than 25 years. During this time, he designed iconic pieces like the Marshmallow Sofa, elegant storage furniture like the Thin Edge series, and curated what became known as the Herman Miller Collection, a comprehensive set of products “designed to meet fully the requirements for modern living.” The Nelson Bubble Lamps, with their delicate, floating quality and multiple variations, were designed to enhance the experience of modern living.


Resin Resonates


In 1952, Nelson was inspired by a set of silk-covered Swedish hanging lamps that were lovely, but expensive and tedious to craft. “The Swedish design was done in a silk covering that was very difficult to make; they had to cut gores and sew them onto a wire frame. But I wanted one badly,” Nelson wrote. He designed the first prototype with a white plastic spray that was used by the U.S. military after World War II to create a protective covering for military ships and planes that were being stored at the time. He fashioned the basic spherical wire cage, and then sprayed it with this resinous lacquer. A final coat of plastic was applied, giving the shades their smooth, translucent skin. Today, Nelson Bubble lamps continue to be made the same way, with slight updates to extend their durability.

General Dimensions:


Small – 445 x 180 mm


For use with up to 13 watt CFL bulb. Light bulb not included.



Medium – 635 x 255 mm


For use with up to 32 watt CFL bulb. Light bulb not included.



Large – 890 x 355 mm


For use with up to 32 watt CFL bulb. Light bulb not included.



Extra Large – 1270 x 560 mm


For use with up to 32 watt CFL bulb. Light bulb not included.



Hardwiring required.


No assembly required.


Hardwiring required.



➤ Nelson Bubble Lamps Assembly Instructions



Care & Maintenance:


With regular care and maintenance, your Herman Miller product will provide years of superior performance and satisfaction. To maintain the finish quality of your Herman Miller product, please follow the cleaning procedures provided below. The instructions for the care and maintenance of Herman Miller products are provided to you as a service. No warranty is implied since results may vary.


Plastic Polymer - Lamp

Normal Cleaning


Use a feather duster, a clean soft white cloth, or vacuum with a clean soft brush attachment as needed. For stubborn stains, clean the surface using a soft clean white absorbent cloth with a solution of mild soap and warm water. Wipe down surfaces with the damp cloth and dry with a clean soft white cloth.


Avoid using glass cleaners, abrasive cleaning compounds, ammonia, or bleach; they may damage the surface of the plastic and result in discolouration. Make sure cleaning materials are free of grit and other foreign materials.


Coated Metal - Brushed

Nickel Trim Normal Cleaning


Wash coated metal surfaces with a soft cloth soaked in detergent and warm water; rinse thoroughly and dry. Remove scuff marks with pre-softened paste wax, following the instructions on the label. After polishing, apply a pre-softened automotive paste wax to restore original sheen.


Do not use abrasive, acid, alcohol–based, or solvent–based cleaners; they may damage the paint finish.

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