Paavo Tynell

Ove Rogne

FINLAND (1890-1973)


Finnish Industrial Designer Paavo Tynell specialized in lighting design and was a co-founder of the art metal work and lighting company Oy Taito AB. He enjoyed success as a freelance designer, serving clients from international companies during the 1950s and 60s.


A qualified craftsman, Tynell understood materials extremely well due to his background in metalsmithing. His most notable works were his ceiling lamps and he was awarded numerous awards from MoMA and the American Institute of Decorators in the early 1950s.

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