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Ainoa / Lamp


Light is the single most important factor when creating mood to home. What if there was one all-around lamp that replaced a wide array of different light sources? One lamp could function as a worklight, moodsetter and just as a simple decorative element. This ability to adapt to as many needs as possible was the basis for our design process.

The handle of the lamp works as a power switch and as a stepless dimmer. To control the two kinds of lights it produces, Ainoa needs a simple interface. If you want a spotlight, turn the handle left and the light gets brighter the further you turn it. If you want an ambient light, turn the handle right.


Aalto University

Aalto University
Helsinki, Finland

Miro Virta,
Aalto University

Joonas Kyöstilä,
Aalto University

Ville Piippo,
Aalto University