A1972 Pendant with Counterweight

A1972 Pendant with Counterweight


Designed by the legendary Paavo Tynell, the 1972 pendant features a conical shade in bamboo, crafted by master artisans. The the bamboo slats are hand sewn into a pleated mat and fastened by hand to the wire frame, with a linen liner in between. This directs light down towards the base and creates a diffuse glow around the shade and upward, as the bamboo slats are penetrated by the light. Tynell's signature brass details are present as well, adding an air of timelessness and perfectly complementing the warm tone of the wood and light. The A1967 variant employs Tynell's ingenious counterweight system to allow the lamp to be adjusted upwards and downwards, adding flexibility to the spaces it occupies and visual interest to the piece. Manufactured by Gubi, Denmark

Dimensions: Shade 60cm Ø x 22cm H | Cord Length 380cm

Materials: Brass hardware, Bamboo Shade

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Estimated lead time: 16-18 weeks

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Paavo Tynell (1890–1973) was born in Helsinki 12 years after the invention of the domestic lightbulb – a time when Finland, like most of northern Europe, was yet to be electrified. Tynell came into the world at precisely the right time to become one of the pioneers of modern lighting; as the electric light spread across the world, so too did Tynell’s design visions. By the time he died in 1973, Tynell was known, fondly, as ‘the man who illuminated Finland’. Shop Designer >
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