The Anglepoise lamp was created in 1932 by George Carwardine (1887-1948), an automotive engineer who developed vehicle suspension systems.
Founded in 1960 by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza, Artemide is an design company, specialized in the manufacture of lighting.
Designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1962, the much imitated Arco floor lamp is inspired by streetlights and is considered a true icon of design.
Inspired by these traditional lanterns, artist Isamu Noguchi, designed a series of light sculptures in 1951, which he named Akari, meaning light in Japanese.
Designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958 and manufactured by Louis Poulsen, the Artichoke grew out to become…
Designed in 1958 by Poul Henningsen, the PH5 pendant by Louis Poulsen is a classic in the history of modern lighting design.
Wilhelm Wagenfeld (1900-1990) was one of the most important industrial designers of the 20th Century, and studied under the direction of László Moholy-Nagy in Bauhaus.
Tired of not finding a light adapted to his general mechanics activity, designer Jean-Louis Domecq invented a lamp that could perform well under heavy duty circumstances.
Designed in 1965 by Gae Aulenti for Martinelli Luce, the Pipistrello has become one of the classic icons of 20th century design.
Founded in 1904 by Bernhard Blitzer as New York Gas and Appliance Co., Lightolier is a company that manufactures lighting fixtures.