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Design by Harri Koskinen, 1996.
By Design House Stockholm.
Harri Koskinen plays with contrasts and the archetypes of modern society in his Block Lamp, which became an instant design classic as soon as it was launched. The Block Lamp has been showered with design awards ever since, including: Excellent Swedish Design in 1998, the Design Plus Award at the Ambiente Trade Fair in Frankfurt, as well as Best New Product at the accent show in New York in 1999. The Block Lamp became part of MoMA's permanent collection in 2000. Packaged in Design House Stockholm gift box.
Material(s): Casted glass, textile cord
Dimensions: 4" W X 6.3" L X 3.5" H
Bulbs: Lamp included.
Designer: Harri Koskinen
Born 1970, in Karstula, Finland, Harri Koskinen graduated from the Institute of Art and Design in Helsinki. His highly acclaimed Block Lamp was an immediate hit when it was introduced in 1996. Among his clients Harri can list Marimekko, Magis, MUJI, Swarovski, and many others.
Harri was awarded the prestigious Torsten and Wanja Söderberg prize at The Röhsska Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts in 2009. The chairman of the jury noted that, despite his young age, Harri is perhaps Finland's greatest contemporary designer, and whose design is a perfect combination of tradition and renewal.
Manufacturer: Design House Stockholm
Design House Stockholm works with an extensive network of independent designers, in the same way publishing houses work with authors, collaborating with new, up-and-coming talent as well as with more established names. Although the majority of their designers are from Scandinavia, Design House Stockholm works with designers from all over the world in search of that special Scandinavian touch. The Design House Stockholm collection includes functional and aesthetically refined design products of timeless appeal ranging from tableware and lighting to furniture and textiles.View other products from Design House Stockholm