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Designer
Model

Floor Lamp

Year of origin
1954
Brand

Taito OY

Description

Brass
lacquered metal
wicker
very good original condition
h 147 / d 27 cm

Elegant floor lamp is giving a warm charming light. Brass comes with white lacquered metal shade, which is adjustable, the stem is covered with wicker. Manufactured by Taito Oy. Paavo Tynell was one of the founders of Taito firm, serving as its director and head designer until 1954. Tynell’s main work includes lighting design for the Lasipalatsi building in Helsinki and the lighting for the office of the Secretary General of United Nations. From the 1930s until the 1950s, Tynell was one of Finland’s most widely used designers of light fittings for public spaces. Tynell among other things collaborates with Finland House, Lightolier and architect Alvar Aalto on fixtures for the Paimio sanatorium, Savoy restaurant, and Viipuri library.