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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.

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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

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    A single version of this product is available.

    A201 white/brass light on_F

    Pendant Light A201
    Shade: white
    Ring: brass-plated

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