Table lamp, icon of the Classic Collection LCI, designed in 1929 by Jacques Adnet great exponent of French Modernism and director of the "La Compagnie des Arts Francais" where Francois Jourdain, Charlotte Perriand and Georges Jouve also served. QUADRO, since ever in LCI catalogue, was built upon a decision by Gilles Derain, LCI artistic director and one of the French modernist movements estimators.
The lamp is made with a tube shaped structure in brass with electrolytic plating in Palladium. Diffusers in sand acrylic resin. Base in black marquina marble and electric cable in black fabric. Dimmable power-button. Embedded LED light sources.
Jacques Adnet (1900 – 1984) was a French architect and Art Deco Modernist designer and an icon of French Modernism. After completing his studies at the Municipal School of Design in Auxerre and the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Adnet established the company, JJ Adnet with his twin brother Jean.From 1928 to 1960, he directed La Compagnie des Arts Francais. His team of decorators included Francois Jourdain, Charlotte Perriand and Georges Jouve. During the 50s, he created furniture and concentrated on the numerous commissions he received, such as the decoration of the private apartments of the President at the Elysée Palace or the meeting room of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. From 1959 till 1970 he has been director of the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in Paris.