Pendant Lamp by Birger Dahl


Birger Dahl was known for his simplistic design approach which translated into award winning light products during his time as chief designer at the Norwegian lamp producer Sønnico AS. At Sønnico, Dahl designed the S0039 pendant lamp. Framework in aluminium, red coating with brass details on the stem and head. This is an excellent and rare example of a hallmark piece by a designer who firmly believed that product design should have a simple and functional form. ———— Birger Dahl was a versatile designer best known for his work with lamps. He had an analytical approach and a well-developed ability for simplification. From 1945 he was central in the creation of what today is the Norwegian Interior Architects and Furniture Association (NIL). In the period 1945-1957 he was chief designer for lighting manufacturer S.nnico in Oslo. Dahl designed the table lamp S-30016 which in 1954 was awarded a gold medal at the Triennale in Milan. His best known work is the pendant lamp S-10053 from 1954, produced today by Northern Lighting, under the product name Dokka.

Design history

Designer: Birger Dahl
Year: 1954
Maker: Sønnico AS


Category: Norwegian Icons
Material: Metals
Colors: Red Gold
Measurements: - x - x 126 CM (D x W x H)
Quantity: 1
Style: Norwegian modern Midcentury modern 1950
12000.00 NOK