Yki Nummi - Stockmann-Orno - Table lamp - Modern Art

Yki Nummi - Stockmann-Orno - Table lamp - Modern Art
Finland - 1950-1959 - Perspex, Acrylic

In good working condition, a beautiful vintage table lamp "Modern Art" by the Finnish designer Yki Nummi, a design from 1955 and produced for Stockmann-Orno Oy in Finland. Currently issued by manufacturer Innolux / Innojok Oy from Finland, which has taken over the Stockmann company.

Dimensions: Total height 40 cm x Diameter lamp shade 28.5 cm.

Background information:
Yki Nummi (1925-1984) was an artist and designer and is considered one of the most notable Scandinavian designers who was active between the 50s and 70s. He worked as a lighting designer for the Finnish Stockmann-Orno fixture factory from 1950 to 1975 and designed hundreds of light fixtures during this period.

The most famous fixtures by Nummi are the "Modern Art" table lamp from 1955 and the Lokki pendant light from 1960, also known as "The Flying Saucer".

Nummi first studied mathematics and physics at the university after World War II. He then studied decorative painting at the Institute of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1950. Due to his education, Nummi had a solid theoretical base, especially in the relationship between light and colour.

Condition in accordance with age and use, such as some small scratches and stains.

All of the photos provide a very good impression of this lot.

Will be sent well-packaged and registered by PostNL Parcel Service, within the Netherlands and abroad. Please also visit our Catawiki page catawiki.grooveydesign.nl for other vintage lots.

Lot details
Table lamp
Perspex, Acrylic
Designer/ Artist
Yki Nummi
Manufacturer/ Brand
Model/ Name
Modern Art
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
40×28.5×0 cm
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