Bringing a playful nature and romance to the simplified style of mid-century modernism, Paavo Tynell's 5321 Table Lamp is a fanciful take on nature. Under the distinctive shell-inspired brass shade, the bulb subtly appears from beneath. Both decorative and functional, the lamp is a balance of elegance and curiosity, providing a design that is at once subtle and surprising.
The curators at Gubi make dwelling in the past look good. Their team of "treasure hunters" is on a mission to re-launch iconic designs from the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and today. That's over fifty years of eclectic, international, and groundbreaking mid-century modern design brought to the present.