Pair of large Fuga wall lamps by Komulainen for Raak, 1960
[SOLD] A pair of Fuga wall lamps in copper anodised aluminium. Designed by Maija Liisa Komulainen for Raak Amsterdam. These are the rarer and largest editions of 60cm. They make a complementary set due to their non-identical shape.
The Fuga was designed at the end of the 1950s by the Finnish architect and industrial designer Maija Liisa Komulainen (born January 29, 1922), one of the top designers of the Raak design team from Amsterdam, Holland. Komulainen won several international awards with her designs.
The Dutch company Raak was founded in 1954 by Carel O.Lockhorn (18 June 1923 – 6 October 2004), a previous employee of Philips Lighting Eindhoven. Raak is best known for their organic modern design of the 1960s and 1970s which combined glass & metals for a sophisticated futuristic style.
The light company collaborated with several international designers and architects, including Bertrand Balas, Evert Jelle Jelles, Frank Ligtelijn, Ger Vos, Jan Jasper Fayer, Li Helo, Maija-Liisa Komulainen, Nan Platvoet, Nanny Still-Mackinney, Nico Kooi, Sergio Asti, Tapio Wirkala, Willem van Oyen and many others.
In good condition with age related marks (scratches, see photos) on both tubes. Cleaned, polished and checked. Mounted on their original black base plates. Fully functional with original makers label.
Great design icons for an affordable price.
Diameter tubes: 9cm