Mid-Century modern wall lamp S-30016 "Birdy" short arm by Birger Dahl. New release.
Birdy is a table, wall and floor lamp series designed in 1952, in a modernist style. The lamp series was produced and sold by the Norwegian electricity company Sønnico (Oslo) for many years. In 1954 the table lamp, then known as “s-30016” was awarded the highly esteemed Golden Medal at the Milan triennale.
In 2013 Northern Lighting decided to re-launch this design classic, taking care to preserve the original shape and highly functional features that at first made it such a well–loved light. The lamp series is available in off-white or matt grey colour with satin nickel finish and matt black colour with brass metal finish. To commemorate the centenary of Dahl’s birth in 1916, a new version of Birdy table is available in the colour Marsala, produced in a numbered series.
Light source : E27, 60W.
|H : 19 cm, W : 31 cm. Cable : 2 m.
|Shade in aluminium. Body in steel metallic or brass finish.
Birger Dahl was born in the city of Moss, Norway and is considered one of Scandinavia’s leading post–war interior architects. He was educated at the Norwegian National School of Arts and Crafts (SHKS) in Oslo and was one of the first students to be supervised and guided by Arne Korsmo.
In 1947 Dahl became teacher at SHKS and in the period from 1945 to 1957 he also worked as chief designer for Sønnico (Oslo). The key aspects of his work and design philosophy is the promotion of lighting as honest, logical and functional. The light object must always reach complete harmony with its surrounding humans and architecture.