For many, it’s the symbol of the early house movement of the late 1980s. But the Smiley actually dates back to 1971, when it was first used as part of a newspaper promotion to cheer people up. This Smiley Happy LED light at Nubie is evidence that it is still doing that.
We featured the armchair version as far back as 2008 and it still one of our favourite midcentury-inspired designs of the modern era. But what we didn’t know is that you can now get a Content by Conran Matador petite sofa.