Eero Aarnio 'Vaasi' pendant for Innolux Oy, Finland. Designed in 2011, Aarnio's iconic light consists of two acrylic shades of different colors, one nesting inside the other. Aarnio’s original concept of flower vases nesting inside each other lies behind the design and provides the inspiration for its Finnish name. The larger, outer shade is acrylic, while the inner shade is off-white opal acrylic to allow the light to play softly. The lamp's clean and simplified design makes it suitable for many interior settings. This authorized original edition is made in Finland with the highest quality materials by Innolux Oy.
Price is per item. Available in smoke grey, white or transparent color.
Eero Aarnio is one of the great innovators of modern furniture design. He became very famous after he had introduced his ball and pastil chairs made of fiberglass in 1960s. The production of these hit classics have been going on for decades, until today. Aarnio's career as designer has been successful for over 45 years. The characteristics of Aarnio's design are playful and reduced forms and fresh colors. Furthermore, his design seek solutions that are economically sustainable both from the view of the owners of his design objects and production technologies.
During the past years the scope of Aarnio's creative productivity has only been widening. Aarnio is designing trendy and new decorative interior objects, furniture, lighting and textiles every year. He has been internationally awarded for his great design work. These awards include the International design award of the A.I.D. (American Institute of Interior Designers) for Pastil chair, New York, 1968. The Finland, prize 2005, The ministry of education, Finland. The Compasso d'Oro Design award for Trioli chair, Italy 2008. Many of Aarnio's works are included in the world's most prestigious museums, including Victoria and Albert museum in London, MoMA in New York and Vitra design museum in Weil am Rhein.
In-stock lead time 2-3 weeks or less. Out of stock lead time up to 10-12 weeks. Please note in-stock availability subject to change. For time sensitive orders, please inquire prior to purchasing.
Eero Aarnio 'Vaasi' Pendant for Innolux Oy, Finland
CREATOR: Eero Aarnio (Designer), Innolux Oy (Maker)
PRODUCTION TYPE: Current Production
PRODUCTION TIME: It will take 2-3 weeks to make this piece
OF THE PERIOD: Scandinavian Modern
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Finland
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Contemporary
PERIOD: 21st Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES:
- Glass Variant: Acrylic, Metal
- White Variant: Acrylic
CONDITION: Excellent. Single 75 watt max e27 medium base bulb; Metal canopy with 4.5 ft of European wired cord.
DIMENSIONS: 12 in. H x 9 in. D