Paavo Tynell Floor Lamp, Idman Oy, 1950s
Paavo Tynell floor lamp Idman Oy
Brass, cane, wooden splint shade, cast iron base
55.12 x 11.02 x 18.5 in
140 x 47 x 28 cm
Manufactured by Idman Oy, Finland.
Impressed with manufacturer´s label IDMAN to the cast iron base.
Material brass with cane wrapping, handmade wooden splint shade.
Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) "The Man Who Illuminated Finland" was a Finnish industrial designer with a specialty in lighting design. He was also co-founder of the art metal work and lighting company Oy Taito Ab and had a successful career as a freelance designer for various companies and architects such as Alvar Aalto and Aarne Ervi. ~ paavotynell.org
Other collectible Finnish designers: Tapio Wirkkala, Aino Aalto, Timo Sarpaneva, Eero Saarinen, Lisa Johansson-Pape