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Bill Lam

Bill Lam

William Lam was Born in Honolulu in 1924. In 1941 Lam attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, though his studies were delayed partway through due to his participation in the Army during World War 2. After the war Lam returned to MIT to resume his studies and graduated in 1949.

Known for his use of indirect architectural lighting, Lam was also famous for lamps and light fixtures that are still being produced today, including the creation of a goosneck lamp.