Design by Alvar Aalto, 1953.
Nicknamed Mehiläispesä (Beehive), this lamp was first introduced in the interior design of the University of Jysäsklä. The fixture is decorative and sculptural, even when unlit. When lit, it provides direct and ambient illumination. The design is constructed in White painted aluminum. Select Polished Chrome or Brass rings.
Bulbs: 1 X 60W 120V E26 (medium base) incandescent lamp (not included)
Designer: Alvar Aalto
(1898-1976) Born in Kuortane, Finland. Thanks to his original style and unique talents, Alvar Aalto is one of the greatest names in modern architecture and design. During his career, he designed many buildings in different parts of the world: concert halls, libraries, hospitals, museums, and private homes, including the Villa Mairea. His furniture and lamps, often starting out as a part of the buildings he designed, are produced together with Finnish Artek.View other products by Alvar Aalto
Artek was founded in 1935 by Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl in their pursuit of 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.
Today Artek is renowned as being one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the heritage of Alvar Aalto. Functionality and timeless aesthetics are the essential elements in the creation of every product that bears the Artek name.View other products from Artek