When awarding Sir Kenneth Grange a London Design Festival Lifetime Achievement medal of honour in 2016, the jury remarked: "Kenneth Grange is the Godfather of UK product design, every household in the UK must have a product designed by him."
Initially trained as a technical illustrator during his National Service, Grange went on to become an internationally renowned product designer and co-founder of legendary design studio Pentagram. Over the years he has worked on an astounding array of projects including the intercity train, the regional Royal Mail Postbox and the updated London Black Taxi. he has worked with companies such as Kodak, Kenwood and pen company Parker.
Grange became Design Director at British lighting company Anglepoise in 2003, citing the original Anglepoise lamp by George Carwardine as his favourite design. His tribute to the classic, the Type 75 collection are now among his best-known works. He also encouraged collaborations with Margaret Howell and Paul Smith to add a fresh take to these British classics.
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Stylish and compact, the Anglepoise Type 75 Mini Metallic Wall Light offers a subtle enhancement to the interior space
The iconic silhouette of Anglepoise's Type 75 is reimagined as a sleek and modern pendant
A bold twist on the classic Anglepoise lamp from British clothing designer Margaret Howell