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One of the few lights in Aalto's home not designed by the architect is this folded paper lamp that graces the living room piano. It was given to Aalto by Danish designer Poul Henningsen during World War II. At the time Henningson was living in Sweden and

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Originally appeared in Alvar Aalto in Lights
on September 9, 2009
One of the few lights in Aalto's home not designed by the architect is this folded paper lamp that graces the living room piano. It was given to Aalto by Danish designer Poul Henningsen during World War II. At the time Henningson was living in Sweden and
One of the few lights in Aalto's home not designed by the architect is this folded paper lamp that graces the living room piano. It was given to Aalto by Danish designer Poul Henningsen during World War II. At the time Henningson was living in Sweden and didn't have access to his metalshop so he experimented in available materials like paper or cloth.

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