10 lamps with great nicknames.

Easier to remember than reference numbers, lamp nicknames can be very descriptive.
Here are 10 great lamps…with great names.

Hand Grenade
Ref A111, Alvar Aalto, 1952 for Artek (Valaistustyö Ky)
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Beehive
Ref A331, Alvar Aalto, 1953 for Artek (Valaistustyö Ky)
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Angel wing
Ref A805, Alvar Aalto, 1954 for Artek (Valaistustyö Ky)
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Agentti
Ref 970-007, 1980 for ORNO
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Julia
Ref 964-585, Heikki Turunen, 1970 for ORNO
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Apollo
Yki Nimmi for Sanka Oy
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Fun shell lamp
Model 11D, Verner Panton, 1964 for J. Luber AG
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Giraffen
Ref 304, Uno & Östen Kristiansson, 1950 for Luxus
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Kanon
Göran Pehrson, 1978 for Ateljé Lyktan
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Block
Harri Koskinen, 1996 for Design House Stockholm
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BONUS: And what about this one?
I am not 100% sure that this lamp goes by this “nickname” but I have read it somewhere… I like it nevertheless

Kimppu (bouquet)
Ref 9227, Paavo Tynell, 1950 for Taito AB
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SUPER BONUS: Just to list one of the most iconic Finnish lamp:
Lokki (seagull)
Ref 64-445, Yki Nummi, 1960 for ORNO (read more)
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read more about the Lokki lamp.

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