A201 white/brass light on_F

Pendant Light A201

Designer: Alvar Aalto

Year: 1950's

Pendant Light A201 was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1952 for the library of Säynätsalo Town Hall in central Finland. Composed of formed sheet steel, Pendant Light A201 possesses a sculptural presence; its beauty can be appreciated whether switched on or off. The light exiting the lower and upper part of the shade creates a beautiful halo, typical to Aalto who sought to make artificial light as indirect and soft as possible. The A201 is available in standard white with brass details and in a limited edition dark red version, inspired by the triple variation of the light (A203) hanging above the dining table in the Aaltos’ private Helsinki home.

Pendant Light A201 Säynätsalo Town Hall Library
Säynätsalo Town Hall Library
Shade and ring:
Shade powder coated, ring brass-plated

Formed sheet steel

White plastic cable, length 2.5m

220-240V, 50-60 Hz

DRR-..-E27 max. 12W

appliance class II, IP20

This luminaire is compatible with bulbs of the

energy classes: A++ to E

    Pendant light A201 is available in two colour versions.

    A201 white/brass light on_F

    Pendant Light A201
    Shade: white
    Ring: brass-plated

    A201 red/brass light on_F

    Pendant Light A201
    Shade: dark red
    Ring: brass-plated

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