Louis Kalff ( directly above)
"Louis Kalff was a pioneer of industrial design in the Netherlands in the first half of the 20th century. Having studied furniture making, sculpture, ceramics, advertising design and finally architecture he went to work for Philips in the advertising department in 1924. In 1929 he set-up a lighting design studio and was responsible for many extensive lighting displays at the Worlds Fairs in Barcelona, Antwerpen and Paris. He continued working for Philips up to his retirement in 1960 and his last major project was the Evoluon in Eindhoven."
c/o james ray modern. (well designed, and lots to look at.)