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Harri Koskinen Large Block Lamp - Black Cord
Harri Koskinen Large Block Lamp - Black Cord
Harri Koskinen Large Block Lamp - Black Cord
Harri Koskinen Large Block Lamp - Black Cord
Harri Koskinen Large Block Lamp - Black Cord

Harri Koskinen Large Block Lamp - Black Cord

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The Harri Koskinen Block Lamp is a contemporary collector's piece. Two translucent glass blocks are hand-cast at high heat for durability and unique texture. The shape of a lightbulb is completed when they are placed together, and an LED lightbulb screws perfectly into place. A textiled plug cord has a convenient switch. Part of the Museum of Modern Art New York collection since 2000, the block lamp has been a favorite since its inception in 1996. Designed by Harri Koskinen, the lamp continues to be among Design House Stockholm's most popular products and has numerous design awards and accolades to its credit. Give your home or office a Scandinavian luminosity with the iconic Harri Koskinen Block Lamp.

Secondary image shows opened lamp with white cord. This lamp has a black cord.Harri Koskinen’s frozen light bulb Block Lamp is a modern classic. Launched in 1997, it has received numerous awards and became part of MoMA’s permanent collection in 2000. Since 2014, the Block Lamp is upgraded with a LED light bulb.

The idea for the Block Lamp was born during a workshop at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. The students were given an assignment to design a gift for a wedding. ”I had this simple form that I wanted to cast in glass, and got the idea to ’wrap’ something into the glass. I first tried a couple of snaps glasses, but then the same thing happened like always when I’m in the design process – at a subconscious level I started reducing.” Each part of the block lamp is hand cast and undergoes an extremely long cooling process to avoid cracking later on if exposed to strong temperature changes. The matte bulb shape is sand-blasted.

Design awards:
Excellent Swedish Design (1998)
The Design Plus (1999)
Ambiente Show (1999)
Frankfurt Fair (1999)
The Best New Product at the Accent Show in New York (1999)
  • ITEM #: DH1260-1027BLK
  • MATERIAL: Glass
  • Switch Cord: 83" L (211 cm)
  • E14 LED bulb is included
  • Block lamp plugs are for U.S. electrical sockets only
  • Lamps are only available for U.S. and Canada delivery
Design House Stockholm

Design House Stockholm is a publishing house for contemporary Scandinavian design, with products ranging from furniture to fashion, lighting, tableware and limited studio editions.... More Design House Stockholm

Harri Koskinen

Born in Karstula, Finland, in 1970, Harri Koskinen’s furniture and versatile design objects have aroused great international interest. His Block Lamp and All Steel cookware collections have a clear purpose but the way in which he conceptualizes and executes the design are unmatched. Koskine... More Harri Koskinen

Review Summary
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100% Recommend this product (3 of 3 responses)
By Chenxi H.
Pasadena, CA
It did not work the next day
November 20, 2021
It broke the next day. Changed new light bulb and now it works
By L P.
Buffalo, New York
Perfection in design
December 27, 2018
Great concept and excellently executed. It was purchased for an 18-year old college student and should be appreciated for years to come. To me it is a decor item more than room lighting. While it does throw off a decent amount of light, the light is more warm-toned like incandescent light rather than a pure white light. I wouldn't necessarily read by it. This lamp is a design statement above all else but what a design!
By Alice167
Better than expected
May 9, 2014
This light is really beautiful in real life - the pictures can't do it justice. The glass is hefty and finished in a subtly undulating shape. Light emits from a frosted lightbulb cavity. The artistry really shines through.
4 Questions & 4 Answers
from Santa Fe, NM asked:
November 25, 2020
I purchased this lamp years ago and the bulb has burned out. I cannot find a replacement to save my life! Any advice as to how and where I can get one?
1 Answer
You should be able to acquire a bulb for this at any US hardware store:

E14 LED bulb 

Submitted by: Order Desk on November 27, 2020

from miami asked:
August 23, 2020
what is the lamps weight?
1 Answer
This is solid glass and is around 8-9 pounds
Submitted by: Order Desk on August 24, 2020

from Ranier, MN asked:
September 21, 2015
Where do you get replacement bulbs?
1 Answer
The large block lamp bulbs may be purchased at any local hardware store in your area.
Submitted by: FinnStyle Staff on September 22, 2015

from Waco tx asked:
September 17, 2014
Where is the light switch.
1 Answer
Hello, There is a switch attached to the cord.
Submitted by: FinnStyle Staff on September 17, 2014

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