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The light fitting A 331, also known as “Beehive”, was made in brass. It was available in white, blue or red, or to suit the customer. Artek staff had dealings with Viljo Hirvonen on almost a daily basis, so it was possible to fulfil customers’ special requests.

Design

Alvar Aalto 1953

Manufacturer

Valaistustyö Viljo Hirvonen Ky

Product number

A 331, A332

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Light fitting A 331, "Beehive". Photo: Ilmari Kostiainen, Alvar Aalto Museum

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Blue Beehive. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Light fitting A 332, restaurant Lyhty (University of Jyväskylä). Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum

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Light fitting A 331. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum