Four interlocking metal cylinders provide direct light up and down, with the outer drum providing a larger general illumination area. The reissued version by Unique Interieur Copenhagen is available as either a pendant or ceiling fitting.
What makes it special
Although created in 1949, this space-age light remains remarkably contemporary to this day.
Jørn Utzon, famous in Australia for designing the Sydney Opera House. Born in Copenhagen to a naval architect father in 1918, he studied architecture from 1937 to 1942 at the Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen. His work includes dozens of large-scale public works, such as Jeddah stadium in Saudia Arabia and the National Kuwait Assembly. He has also designed numerous domestic buildings and furniture, lighting and tableware.