Kenneth Grange

Kenneth Grange is a British Industrial designer born in 1929. As well as being one of Pentagram’s co-founder, Kenneth Grange also opened his own studio in 1958 and created products for clients such as Kodak, British Rail and Kenwood. His designs vary from household items to bus shelters, cameras and even cars, but it is for the iconic British Anglepoise lamp that he is mostly widely known, an enduring classic for the ages.

Born in London in 1929, Kenneth Grange graduated from the Willesden School of Arts and Crafts in 1947. After assisting architect Jack Howe in the 1950s, he went on to create his own design studio in 1958, before co-founding Pentagram alongside Alan Fletcher, Colin Forbes, Theo Crosby and Mervyn Kurlansky. While he is widely known for his Anglepoise lamp, Kenneth Grange’s whole body of work is said to have help modernise Britain, and in 2013 he was even Knighted for services to design in the New Year Honours. The Anglepoise lamp is available at SCP.