Dimensions

Weight 10.6 kg
Diameter 80 cm
Total cable length 550 cm

Materials

Finish Aluminium
Material Aluminium

Specification

Bulbs included No
Dimmable Yes
Ip rating IP20
Max wattage 60 x MAX 40W
Size S1
Suitable for contract use Yes
Suitable for outdoor use No
Voltage 220-250V
Year 1988

Suspension fixture providing direct and reflected lighting.

Structure formed by 20 pressed, polished aluminum triangles. 60 or 120 clear Globolux lamps housed around the structure. Steel ceiling fitting and rose.


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