Dimensions

Height 24 cm
Weight 0.3 kg
Base diameter 12.5 cm
Total cable length 230 cm

Materials

Finish Metal Orange
Material Аluminium

Specification

Bulbs included Yes
Colour temperature 2700 K
Ip rating IP20
Light source 1 LED 2W E27 200lm
Max wattage 5 W
Suitable for contract use Yes
Suitable for outdoor use No
Voltage 230 V
Year 1972

Table lamp providing direct, diffused light.

Anodized aluminum base serves to contain excess power cord. Bakelite lamp-holder, painted to match the switch in the orange and black colors. Clear globe lamp is partially sandblasted to diffuse the light.


Achille Castiglioni

He was born in Milan in 1918.

As early as 1940 he dedicated himself to testing industrial production with brothers Livio (1911-1979) and Pier Giacomo (1913-1968). After graduating in architecture in 1944, he began research into shapes, techniques and new materials, aimed at developing an integral design process.

He was one of the founders of ADI in 1956. In 1969, he was authorized by the Ministry of Education to teach "Artistic Design for Industry" and was a professor at Turin´s Faculty of Architecture until 1980 and then professor of "Industrial Design " in Milan until 1993.

Since 1950 he has worked in the area of testing and research into outfittings and presentations for exhibitions (Triennale di Milano, Montecatini, Agip, Rai). MoMA in New York features 14 of his works. Other works can be found at:Victoria and Albert Museum (London), Kunstgewerbe Museum (Zurich), Staatliches Museum fur Angewandte Kunst (Munich), Museo del Design (Prato), Uneleckoprumyslove Prague Museum, Israel Museum (Jerusalem), The Denver Art Museum, Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein), Angewandte Kunst Museum (Hamburg and Cologne).

He staged a one-man show between 1984 and 1986 organized by the Museum fur Angewandte Kunst (Vienna), then at Akademie der Kunst (Berlin), Triennale di Milano (Milan), Kunstgewerbe Museum (Zurich), Haags Gemeentemuseum (the Hague), Circulo de Bellas Artes (Madrid) and at the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris).


For over fifty years we have been crafting objects of light and spreading brightness on generations of dreams