Nordisk Solar Minisol Pendant Lamp
Materials: Orange ABS plastic half round mushroom lampshade. Some plastic parts. Orange plastic canopy & cord. Bakelite E27 socket.
Cord: 90 cm / 35.43”
Height: 20 cm / 7.87”
Width: ∅ 23,5 cm / 9.25”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: K. Kewo.
Manufacturer: Nordisk Solar Compagni, Denmark.
Other versions: The Nordisk Solar Minisol pendant lamp exists in several colours.
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Nordisk Solar was founded in 1919 by Jacob L. Jørgensen and Herluf Sørensen. The company started business as an import and wholesale company of electricity meters. Later they produced radios under the name Audiola. Since the early 1960s “Solar” focused on high-quality lighting. Designers that worked for the company are, among others: Sigvard Bernadotte, Acton Bjørn, Max Brüel, Vagn Dyring, Preben Fabricius, Anton Fogh Holm, Jørgen Kastholm, Eva, Koppel, C.F. Møller Tegnestue, Nils Koppel, Sven Middelboe, Jørn Utzon. Swedish lamp manufacturer Hans-Agne Jakobsson A/S bought the company in 1989, and production ended.
Nordisk Solar Minisol pendant lamp – 1960s Catalogue picture
Lamps in the movies
2 Nordisk Solar Minisol pendant lamps were used as a prop in the 2013 Danish crime mystery film The Keeper of Lost Causes (Kvinden I Buret). It is the first film in the Department Q series. Starring: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares and Sonja Richter.