Model C1603, as featured in Raak Catalogue 9-1972 page. The cover is stamped from a single sheet of metal.
Dutch company, Raak Amsterdam, was founded in 1954 by C.O. Lockhorn, a previous employee of Philips Lighting. Raak, which means `to hit’ in Dutch, implies design which precisely `hits the nail on the head’. Raak Lighting is best known for their organic modern design of the 1970`s using optical illusions to create a sophisticated futuristic style.
The lamps were salvaged in a large office building in Brussels (see images for original setting)
Standard E27 porcelain for use with incandescent, LED, or fluorescent bulbs.