The A808 Floor Lamp designed by Alvar Aalto in 1955/1956. The diffuser of the A808 is made from hand-turned, white-painted steel. The layers of steel prevent glare while providing direct and indirect illumination. Simple pull string on/off switch is located on the socket.
Alvar Aalto (1898-1976), one of the founders of Artek, was born in Kuortane, Finland. He is recognized today as one of the great masters of modern architecture. He began designing furnishings as a natural and important extension of his architectural thinking. His contribution to furniture design was among his foremost achievements in its own right, and it sowed the seed from which many of his architectural ideas sprang forth. Alvar Aalto's furniture and lighting pieces form the basis of the Artek range.
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