u336 suspension lamp

u336 suspension lamp

Design Jorn Utzon, 1957
Painted or plated steel
Made in Finland by Artek

Utzon, who received the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize, is considered world-wide a master of original design and light, one who had his roots deep in Nordic modernism. He worked as an achitect in Alvar Aalto's office in 1946 and in 1957 he designed pendant lamp U336 for Artek. At the same time he had also started to design the Sydney Opera house.

U336 suspension lamp is offered with a white painted steel shade accented with either a white, chrome or brass plated steel middle reflector. Includes a 98" L white plastic cord with light fixture plug.

shade: 9" h | 9" dia. | ceiling mount: 4.7" dia. | 2.4" h | white cord: 98" L
requires either 1x11W CFL or 1x60W E27 incandescent bulb

$455.00 + free shipping in the continental U.S.
(usually ships in 8-12 weeks)
Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl. The business idea of the company was ôto sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means.ö The founders of Artek advocated a new kind of environment for everyday life. They believed in a grand synthesis of the arts and wanted to make a difference in town planning as well as architecture and design.
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