Greta von Nessen "Anywhere" Lamp, 1952

Quick overview

The Anywhere Lamp, designed in 1951 by Greta von Nessen, is part of the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection. This mid-century design, with its smooth, curved form, can be used as a table lamp, hung as pendant, or mounted as a wall sconce.


A lamp that can be placed "Anywhere"!

Product history

The Anywhere Lamp exemplifies mid-century American design: it's versatile, functional, and clean. The fixture can rest on a table, hang from a ceiling, or hook on a wall.

The Designer

Greta von Nessen, a native of Malmö, Sweden and a graduate of the School for Industrial Arts in Stockholm, is one of the founders of Nessen Studios and a pioneer of mid-century American design.