• A809 floor light, 1959, Alvar aalto, Artek
  • A809 floor light, 1959, Alvar aalto, Artek

A809 floor light, 1959

A809 floor light by Alvar Aalto for Artek.

A classic design by an iconic designer, the A809 floor light was designed by Alvar Aalto for the living room of the house of French gallerist Louis Carré. It features a hand riveted steel shade that emits both directional and diffused light. Three separate bulbs cast light upwards and downwards to light the space above and below the light.

Bulb:
3 x 20W E27 (compact fluorescent)
3 x 100W E27 (incandescent)

Please note: EU electrical fittings only.

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A809 floor light by Alvar Aalto for Artek.

A classic design by an iconic designer, the A809 floor light was designed by Alvar Aalto for the living room of the house of French gallerist Louis Carré. It features a hand riveted steel shade that emits both directional and diffused light. Three separate bulbs cast light upwards and downwards to light the space above and below the light.

Bulb:
3 x 20W E27 (compact fluorescent)
3 x 100W E27 (incandescent)

Please note: EU electrical fittings only.

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57dia x 163cmh
Cable: 2.5m

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The stand and base are covered with black leather.

A metal tube fixing holds the shade in place, available in polished brass or nickel-plated brass.

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Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl.

Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl.

The business idea of the company was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means.” 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. Artek’s furniture can be found in various types of spaces; from public spaces to homes, museums to schools and hotels to offices.

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