The AJ Table Lamp, designed by Arne Jacobsen. DP093
Posted on October 10 2016
An extraordinary man of immense vision, Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971) occupies the pinnacle of modern Danish design. As an architect and designer of rare talent, he was famous for an ability to work at many different scales at the same time. You can see this in one of his greatest achievements: the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen (1960). Here, he was not only the architect of the building but designed everything from the furniture, right down to the cutlery in the restaurant.
Designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, this modern classic features an asymmetrical shape and tiltable head. AJ Floor creates direct and angled illumination. The lighting characteristics make it suitable when placed in a situation where distinct and directed illumination is required. When the lamp is tilted downwards, the edge is horizontal. The inside of the shade is matte white enamel. The screening is effective so you cannot look up into the light source. Using a clear incandescent lamp the light is exploited the best way and the light rays delineated precisely.
The AJ Table Lamp is a practical and aesthetically pleasing desk lamp with incredible appeal. This functional table lamp is considered to be a classical masterpiece designed by Arne Jacobsen more than 50 years ago. The AJ Table Lamp is a classic icon of mid century modern Scandinavian design. Always functional, effortlessly elegant and uniquely beautiful, the ever popular AJ Table Lamp is a modern classic that will be enjoyed for many years to come. This lamp would be a most welcome functional addition to the modern home or office.