Czech industrial artist Josef Hurka worked initially as electric appliances designer for NAPAKO cooperative. Napako later discontinued this production, and hence Hurka had to refocus on lighting design. During his work there, the cooperative obtained various awards for his lamp designs. He was an ardent admirer of Czechoslovak functionalism and thus his designs smoothly success it. He designed many household lights for the cooperative’s serial production. For his lights, he emphasized both distinctive design as well as functionality.
Lidokov typ L117
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An iconic table lamp Lidokov type L117 made in the sixties or seventies. It was designed for the national enterprise Lidokov by Josef Hůrka, one of the most distinct Czechoslovak light designers. Typically for his designs, the lamp has slender and sharp proportions and bright colours. It is completelly made of iron with chromium-plated parts and it was produced in various colour options. It represents the very successful part of Czech design history called Brussel's style. The lamp is in a very good condition, it works with one lightbulb type E14, 250V / 25W.