Artek A201 Pendant Light
The Artek A201 Pendant Light is a re-launch of a 1952 Alvar Aalto design classic. It comes in white with brass detailing.
- Designer: Alvar Aalto
- Year of Design: 1952
- Material: Lacquered Steel & Brass
- Dimensions: Height: 20cm; Diameter: 29cm
- Cord: 2.5m white plastic cable with ceiling rose
- Bulb specification :E27, 12W (excluded)
- 220–240V 50 HZ
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The Artek A201 Pendant Light was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1952 for the library of Säynätsalo Town Hall in central Finland. Made from sheet steel it's a suspension lamp which has a strong sculptural presence with an inherent beauty - whether switched on or off. Diffusing light from both above and below, that which is emitted from the top provides an almost halo effect which is typical to Aalto, who sought to make artificial light as indirect and soft as possible. It's available in classic white and inspired by the triple variation of the light (A203) hanging above the dining table in the Aaltos’ private Helsinki home. Brass detailing around the rim complete the light's signature look, a common theme in other Artek and Alvar/Aino Aalto designs
|Year of Design
|Height: 20cm; Diameter: 29cm
Born in Kuortane, Finland in 1898, Alvar Aalto was one of the founders of Finnish brand Artek and is recognised today as one of the greatest masters in modern architecture. His long, prolific and varied career was marked by collaborations with almost all key public institutions - town halls, theatres, churches, libraries and universities - as well as standardised housing and private homes. In fact, it was the Paimio 41 Armchair, created in 1931-32 for the Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Paimio, that provided his international breakthrough. Artek was set up in 1935 to market and sell Alvar and Aino Aalto's furniture, lamps and textiles not just to Finnish customers but also to an international market. To this day, Artek still enjoys worldwide popularity and success, with Aalto's innovative designs forming the basis of the collection.
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