Suspension lamp. Tempered, sandblasted, 3mm-thick curved glass diffuser. Halogen bulb shield in sandblasted borosilicate glass. Die-cast chromed aluminium canopy and hooks. Polished brushed steel rods. W=80 D=60 H=50, W=80 D=60 H=70, W=80 D=60 H=90, W=80 D=60 H=110, W=80 D=60 H=130, W=120 D=60 H=50, W=120 D=60 H=70, W=120 D=60 H=90, W=20 D=60 H=110, W=120 D=60 H=130 cm
A slim, almost ethereal sheet of suspended glass, supported by aluminum clamps hooked onto steel wire ties. An essential shape: a rectangular screen with sandblasted glass at the centre to prevent glare. The concept behind Velo was to subtract weight, matter and form to achieve an aesthetic result of painstaking stylistic consistency.
Founded in 1932, FontanaArte is an Italian design company that has marked the “history of light and furnishings” in Italy and worldwide.