CREATING AN ILLUMINATING GLOW AROUND THE SHADE AND UPWARD
A MASTERFUL LIGHT DESIGN
Crafted under the artistic vision of the legendary Paavo Tynell, the 1972 pendant showcases an exquisite conical shade fashioned from bamboo, skillfully shaped by master artisans. Meticulously hand-sewn bamboo slats create a beautifully pleated mat, secured by hand to the wire frame and adorned with a delicate linen liner in between. This thoughtful arrangement guides the light gracefully downward, while simultaneously crafting a mesmerizing diffuse glow around the shade and upward as the light gently permeates through the bamboo slats.
Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) was an industrial designer, known as the great pioneer of Finnish lighting design and fondly dubbed as “the man who illuminated Finland”. Tynell was one of the founders and chief designers of Taito Oy – the first industrial producer of lighting fixtures in Finland. With the innovation of electricity in the beginning of the 20th century, Taito Oy and Tynell expanded the thinking and manufacturing of modern lighting solutions in Europe and abroad.