In 1946, Arne Jacobsen and Erik Möller built the new, truly representative council building in the Danish city of Aarhus, and also took on the task of tackling its interior design.

Base Diameter
4cm
Colour
Nickel
Colour Rendering Index
2700k
Depth
25cm
Diffuser
Opal Glass
Diffuser Colour
White
Height
24cm
Light bulb cap type
E27
Light bulb type
LED
Light bulbs included
No
Max Bulb Height
10.5cm
Max wattage
6w
Structure Material
Satin nickel structure
Wall mount Diameter
7cm
Width
17cm
Year
1946

This is how this widely-used wall lamp came to see the light of day, combining the sturdiness of a brass skirt and the delicateness of an opal-shaped blouse, in the form of a loosely organic oval. Firm, formal tenderness in the civil service.


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