Dimensions

Height 200 cm
Weight 9.6 kg
Base diameter 35.5 cm
Upper diameter 17 cm

Materials

Material Polymethylmethacrylate, steel

Specification

Bulbs included Yes
Colour temperature 2700K
Dimmable Yes
Dimmer included Yes
Ip rating IP20
Light source 1 x MAX E27 PAR 38 872lm - included
Max wattage 1 x MAX 120W + 1 x MAX 100W
Suitable for contract use Yes
Suitable for outdoor use No
Switching Double switch
Voltage 220-250V
Year 1984

Floor lamp providing indirect and diffused light.

Silver powder coated steel base. Opaline extruded polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) diffuser column. Functions ON/OFF of two placed luminous sources at the extremities of the diffuser of the apparatus, happen by means of interrupting double quantity to pedal mounted on the cable feeding electrical worker.


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