Collection of outdoor wall-mounted light fittings with dual light emission, available in various lengths. The units are characterised by the surface etching in two refined variations: Flauta Riga, with vertical lines, and Fluta Spiga, characterized by an elegant and sophisticated angular pattern.
Rounding out the device is a deflector accessory painted to match the finish of the lamp body. It can be installed as desired on the upper or lower head to create a decorative effect with reflected light. The structure is made of aluminium treated with a chemical conversion process for effective resistance to atmospheric agents. The powder coating of the body is available in various finishes according to the QUALICOAT standard. The first layer of epoxy powder confers chemical and mechanical resistance. The second layer, a polyester powder finish, ensures resistance to UV rays and corrosive atmospheric agents. The painted surfaces are treated with alkiline and acid washes, rinsed with demineralised water, and subjected to chemical conversion treatment to protect against rust.
Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain and now lives and works in Milan.
She attended the faculty of architecture of the Madrid Polytechnic and the Milan, Polytechnic graduating with Achille Castiglioni.
She collaborated with Achille Castiglioni, Vico Magistretti and Piero Lissoni before opening her own studio in Milan in 2001 working on product design, architecture, interiors, installations and concept creation.
She has been selected and has won various prizes among others the International Design Yearbook, IMM Cologne, Good Design Awards of the Chicago Athenaeum, Red Dot Award, Elle Decoration International Awards. She has been nominated designer of the year for Elle Decoration International Design Awards, Wallpaper magazine, AD Spain, Maison & Object Paris, A&W Germany, Interior Design Hall of Fame.
She has received from the Spanish Government and the King of Spain the Gold Medal of Fine Arts and the Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic. Her products are present in the permanent collection of various museums among others MoMA NY and Triennale Milano.
She designs among others for Alessi, Axor, B&B Italia, Flos, Four Seasons, Kartell, Mandarin Oriental Hotels, Molteni, Moroso, Mutina, Rosenthal, W Hotels.