Bertrand Balas Bertrand Balas is a French architect, and also become known as a lighting designer born in 1935. His most famous design is undoubtedly the Here Comes the Sun pendant, launched in 1970 and named after a song by The Beatles. At first glance, this original design is like all the other lamps that get called an ‘Original’. But once lit, the Here Comes the Sun hanging lamp takes on a magical quality. Darkness looses its rawness and metamorphoses into something reassuring.