Artek A808 Floor Lamp

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  • Brand: Artek
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Artek A808 Floor Lamp


The A808 Floor Lamp was originally designed in 1955. The concentric circular metal strips form an inverted bowl shape which distributes light evenly. Available with a white or brass shade which sits atop an angular brass neck, it has a hand-sewn leather stand to complete its look.


Alvar Aalto was born in 1898 in Kuortane, Finland. He is considered one of the greatest designers and architects of the modern age, many of his products being as relevant today as they were at conception. During his long career he designed buildings all over the world, creating furniture and lighting within this process.


Available Colours and Finishes:

White or Brass shade


Materials:

Painted steel/brass, leather


Dimensions:

Height: 163 cm, width: 40 cm. Cord length: 2.5 m.


Light Source:

Max 60W-Halogen, E27 socket (light source not included).


Design by Alvar Aalto - 1955/1956



Artek was founded in Helsinki in 1935 by four young idealists: Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen, and Nils-Gustav Hahl. Their goal was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of living by exhibitions and other educational means.”


In keeping with the radical spirit of its founders, Artek today remains an innovative player in the world of modern design, developing new products at the intersection of design, architecture, and art.


The Artek collection consists of furniture, lighting, and accessories designed by Finnish masters and leading international designers. It stands for clarity, functionality, and poetic simplicity.