Gräshoppa Pendant

By Greta M. Grossman

The Gräshoppa Pendant has emerged from Greta M. Grossman’s original lamp design from 1947, using the signature steel shade that successfully combines lightness and functionality into a modern yet organic character. The whimsical design language is characteristic of Grossman’s pieces and is strongly identified throughout her collection. Hanging from the ceiling, the lamp brings a modernistic style and classic elegance to any decor and is perfectly suited over a kitchen counter or paired over a dining table.

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Item Number: 10110707

NEW EDITIONS

 

One of the 20th century’s most pioneering and playful modernist designs, Greta M. Grossman’s Gräshoppa Lamp expands into three glossy new colors, channeling the glitzier side of 1970s style.

 

The new editions introduce Alabaster White, Walnut Brown and Black to the Gräshoppa’s already wide-ranging palette, giving the collection’s Floor Lamp, Table Lamp and Pendant a versatile selection of high-shine finish options.

EARTHY, NATURAL SHADES. SHINY, GLEAMING SURFACES

 

GUBI’s launch of new colors for the Gräshoppa Collection coincides with a renewed global appreciation for 1970s aesthetics – characterized by earthy, natural shades, as well as shiny, gleaming surfaces. The two new finishes capture both the love of nature and the inclination towards high-gloss textures that defined the decade.

GRETA M. GROSSMAN

 

Greta M. Grossman (1906–1999) was an innovator in the male-dominated worlds of mid-century industrial and interior design and architecture, gaining international recognition for her work.

She was born and educated in Sweden, setting up Studio – her first combined store and workshop – in Stockholm the same year she married musician Billy Grossman. With the onset of the Second World War, the pair emigrated to California where she worked as an architect. She was among the first to bring the Scandinavian modern aesthetic to southern California’s burgeoning modernist scene.

 

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Carefully curated and intuitively iconic. That's been the spirit of GUBI since 1967. Rediscovering the heart of historical pieces and seeing how a contemporary vibe can help us write new chapters and find harmony in the eclectic.

 

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