Charlotte Perriand was inspired by the sailboat boom when, in 1938, she conceived the Potence Pivotante , a purist masterpiece reduced to the essentials. Designed as a highly accessible swivel lamp, realized using two black tubular sections assembled in the shape of an inverted L to lead the electrical wire from the switch to the bulb.
Available with a 2-meter arm and in the MINI version with reduced dimensions. Potence Pivotante is available in aluminium and matte black painted metal and in the new red and grey finishes.
The original version is equipped with a Globo E27 bulb, while the MINI version is available with G9 mount and diffuser in opal sandblasted glass. The arm attached to the wall rotates 180° horizontally. Power cord supplied with plug and dimmer.

Technical drawing

50 100 84 13 8 wall electrical installation cover 4 2 7 180°


    halopin G9 QT-144W400lm (source luminous flux)diffused2700Kdimmable230V
    8050x100orientable, switch on cable, max power allowed: 25W G9 HALO bulb, cover for direct wall electrical installation (no plug), dimmable (only with direct wall electrical installation), cable length 2,5m, also available in 120V, G9 LED included, red RAL3004, grey RAL7046, blue RAL5002, black RAL9005
    steel + aluminiumCode/ColorPOM HNW 31 blackCode/ColorPOM HRW 31 redCode/ColorPOM HDW 31 greyWall electrical installation coverblack, red, greyPOMATT31-POMATR31-POMATD31_ACCESSORY-POTENCE-PIVOTANTE-MINI-1


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Charlotte Perriand

She was an architect, designer, as well as an enthusiastic hiker and skier, a visionary, an independent woman and a global traveller. From the early decades of the 20th century, she revisited the concept of design and its aesthetic values, giving life to contemporary design through timeless, iconic and authentic objects that bear witness to modern times.


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