TYNELL LAMP COLLECTION

BY PAAVO TYNELL

Paavo Tynell’s designs were derivative of a traditional aesthetic with a modern sensibility, mixed with an extensive use of perforated and polished brass as material.

The 9464 Wall Lamp, designed in 1947 by Paavo Tynell, is a great example on how the Finnish designer elevated illumination into an art form.

The clean, sculptured brass shade lends an air of elegance with Tynell’s distinctive traits of twin dot perforation pattern combined with notched edges, making the wall lamp appealing and admirable in all its simplicity. 

Twin dot perforation pattern

Perfecting the techniques of metal finishes, Tynell developed the 1965 Pendant with his exceptional ability to capture and translate a grace and exuberant lightness into his brass creations and reflects his distinguished craftsmanship. The 9464 Wall Lamp is a great example on how Tynell elevated illumination into an art form. The clean, sculptured brass shade lends an air of elegance with Tynell’s distinctive traits of twin dot perforation pattern combined with notched edges, making the wall lamp appealing and admirable in all its simplicity.

The 9464 Wall Lamp fits perfectly into contemporary interiors, adding a sculptural effect to the wall whilst simultaneously creating a relaxed yet very refined indirect lighting.

Paavo Tynell lamps and lighting are highly sought after by an international clientele of collectors and prices of his most important pieces have lately soared on auctions.

PAAVO TYNELL

 

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.

 

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