This season Northern adds three new colours to Dokka' repertoire.

Dokka new colours

Dokka Pendant designed by Birger Dahl is already available in black, dark grey and white, whoever this iconic mid-century design has expanded its colour palette to include light yellow, rust red and dark green. With nuances of warm sand, fiery terracotta and lush landscapes, the new colours offer a harmonious balance of rich tones and neutral tints.

Award-winning designer Birger Dahl (1916 – 1998) was a pioneer of contemporary Scandinavian lighting.  Was head of design at Norwegian electronics firm Sønnico and created the Dokka pendant lamp (originally called pendel S/10053) in 1952. Two years later Dokka was the first lamp in Norway to receive a Gold Medal award at the prestigious Triennale di Milano, which brought Norwegian lighting under the international spotlight.

Dokka new colours

While acclaimed for his lighting designs, Dahl is also considered to be one of Norway’s leading Post-war interior architects. Although strict geometric shapes such as circles, cones and cylinders, were predominant Dahl’s designs he would softened them with gentle contours.

True to Scandinavian design traditions Dahl emphasised purity of form, hiding objects behind decorative details or layers of ornamentation was against his sensibilities which explains why his work still appears modern today, and why lighting designs such as Dokka and Birdy are so compatible with the interiors today.

Dokka new colours

New colours of Dokka are availabe online now and in store Week commencing the 19th August