The Bola Lantern Story

Based on the Bola Sphere Table 8, the Bola Lantern adds a premium leather handle and a rechargeable battery that enables a level of portability new to the Bola Family. Bola Lantern’s size and stature give a sense of presence that’s unfound with portables, while maintaining the lightness associated with the floating orbs that are
Bola. Discs are available in chrome, brass, gunmetal, and matte black. The leather handles are available in a natural vegetable tanned leather and black. Battery life ranges from 10-400 hours depending on light intensity. Bola Lantern produces 280 Lumens of warm ambient light.

Designer: Pablo Pardo + Pablo Studio 2021


Share the Light

On the GoBola Lantern makes for a beautiful light companion that can take center stage at social gatherings indoor or out while providing a warm ambiance that can set the scene for more intimate encounters.
Life of the PartyBola Lantern's elegant scale with wide-ranging finish combos make it a perfect centerpiece to gather around. It provides 4 levels of warm ambient light with enough battery power to continue the festivities late into the night.


Meet Bola Lantern.




Bola Lantern Backstory.



  • Minimal use of materials
  • Contains no hazardous materials such as mercury
  • Designed for disassembly
  • Uses only 3.2W of power (90% more efficient than a comparable halogen light source, 40% more efficient than CFLs)
  • 97% of material is recyclable
  • Lasts for 50K hours or 25 years of daily use


Pablo Pardo
Venezuelan-born industrial designer Pablo Pardo has defined his career by creating beautiful, sparse, utilitarian lighting that fosters harmonious relationships between people and their environments.

Pablo Studio
The Pablo Studio is a small group of makers and inventors with a diverse background in industrial design and craft, and a deep understanding of manufacturing, materials and technology.

  • Specifications: Bola Lantern

    Black/Matte Black
    Tan/Matte Black

    Steel base
    Stainless Steel Reflector
    Opal glass globe
    Leather Handle

    4-stage step dimming and full range dimming
    10-400hr battery life
    6hr charge time (using 10W USB-A block, not included)
    USB charging cable included
    IP Rating: IP20

    Voltage: 120V-240V 50/60Hz
    Power Consumption: 3.2W
    Color Temperature:  2700-1800K
    Warm Dim
    Luminosity: 280 Lumens
    Color Rendition Index: 95 CRI
    Cord Length: 6’ (1.83m) 
    6 hr Charge Time (using 10W power plug, not included)