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50 Years Of Mathmos


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Over: Mathmos 50th anniversary restricted edition Astro lamp

For the previous fifty years Mathmos has been generating its iconic lava lamp. For the duration of the London Style Festival (LDF), Mathos will be celebrating continuous manufacturing in Britain considering that the 1st Astro lamp in 1963.

Throughout the LDF a commemorative constrained edition gold adonised version of the iconic Astro lava lamp will be accessible at Aria, with a ‘Made in Britain given that 1963’ stamp and numbered certificate.

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Over: Mathmos Heritage assortment

The new Heritage variety will also be obtainable in new colourways inspired by vintage colors and finishes from the brand’s fifty yr history: gold, matte black and electric blue.

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Over: 1960s Astro prototype by the founder of Mathmos

The first Astro lava lamp was created by Edward Craven-Walker, an eccentric inventor who created the layout based mostly on an egg timer he noticed in a Dorset pub. Craven-Walker went on to found Mathmos and the lava lamps have been made constantly in Britain ever because.

The aluminium bases are spun in Devon, and bottles are created in Yorkshire before being hand-filled in Poole, Dorset, the place the notion originated.

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Above: The world’s biggest lava lamp

To coincide with the 50th Anniversary celebrations during the London Layout Festival, Mathmos will install the world’s largest lava lamp at the store in Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre and show previously unseen photographs that tell the story of Mathmos over the previous half-century.

Observe the film beneath that displays the production of a lava lamp kind begin to finish:

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