In 1949 Le Corbusier conceived Applique d’entrée des appartments, a wall lamp of curved metal sheet to enlighten the entrances of the Unité d’Habitation in Marseille, the housing unit symbol of the Modern Movement in its architectural and urbanistic conception. The Master designed the paradigm of the wall lamp, giving it the maximum efficiency while hiding the light source.

Technical drawing


  • E27
    E272x40Windirectdimmable according to bulb, mono switch230V
    2033,4x13,2x13,4cmwhite RAL9002, red RAL3002, blue RAL5015, orange RAL2011, green RAL6016
    MetalCode/ColorARS EWW 31 whiteCode/ColorARS ERW 31 redCode/ColorARS EAW 31 orangeCode/ColorARS EBW 31 blueCode/ColorARS EVW 31 green

Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier’s interest in fine arts from an early age led him to focus on architectural designs made up of lines and geometric colour blocks. For him, painting, sculpture and architecture are not isolated disciplines.


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