Bakelite bulb holders at the Roxy basement bar and club

Bakelite Lamp Holders | Factorylux for designLSM

Factorylux Bakelite lamp holders have been specified for the bar of famous London nightclub, the Roxy, a bar and club on the northern fringes of London’s Soho. The Roxy was transformed in 2012 by interior design and architecture practice designLSM. The design includes an open brick lined bar area, high tables and chairs, black leather booths and dance floor.

The bar is lit by a huge number of bare bulbs pendant lights made from Bakelite lamp holders, fabric lighting cable and filament light bulbs. The combination of lighting, functional tiling and exposed brickwork creates an industrial but intimate feel.

Bakelite lamp holders above the bar at the Roxy

The Bakelite lamp holders specified for the Roxy are E27 screw and secured by a cord grip. The Factorylux modular range includes a range of other types, including hooked E27 Bakelite lamp holders and cord grip B22 Bakelite lamp holders. Most of the Bakelite lamp holders can be specified as simple lights – plug, lighting cable, lamp holder and optional light bulb – using the Factorylux Made For You Simple Light configurator.

Bakelite lamp holders at the Roxy basement bar and club

The transformation of the Roxy designLSM the ‘Best London Bar’ award at the prestigious Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2013. The award ceremony was held on 12 September 2013 in central London and was attended by some of the world’s leading designers and hospitality operators.

All images courtesy of and copyright DesignLSM

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