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Arco floor lamp

By Flos

£1,700.00

  • Description

    The polished aluminium domed shade is beautifully balanced by a heavy white Carrara marble base. The Arco's telescopic stainless steel stem has a satin-finish adding to the high-quality appearance of the piece, it can be swivelled and the height adjusted so Arco can be altered to suit ones specific lighting needs. The switch is located on a power cord and is conveniently placed so that it can be activated by ones foot.

    The Flos Arco Floor Lamp is a stunning light that can be adapted into any living situation.

  • Technical Info

    Dimensions:
    Height: 232cm x Width: 220cm
    Cable Length: 270cm

    Materials & Finishes:
    White Carrara marble base. Satin-finish stainless steel telescopic stem. Pressed, polished and zapon-varnished aluminium swivelling and height-adjustable reflector.

    LED version : 1x MULTICHIP LED 2700K 2068lm CRI93 28W dimmer (light source included)

  • Designer
    Achille Castiglioni

    Born in Milan in 1918, he graduated in Architecture in 1944.Since 1940 he had dedicated himself to experimenting on industrial products with his brothers Livio (1911-1979) and Pier Giacomo (1913-1968). Their interests were directed towards Urban Planning, Architecture and Design; they performed analysis and research on new forms, techniques and materials, aimed at developing a process of 'integral design'.
    In 1969, he was nominated Professor of 'Artistic Industrial Design'; he chaired the Faculty of Architecture in Turin until 1980 and taught in Milan until 1993 as Professor of 'Industrial Design' at the Polytechnic of Milan.
    In 1956 he was one of the founders of ADI (Association for Design Industry). MoMA's permanent collection in New York hosts 14 of his works. Other works may be found in the following museums: Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Kunstgewerbe Museum in Zurich, Staatliches Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Munich, Design Museum in Prato, Uneleckoprumyslove Museum in Prague, Israel Museum in Jerusalem, The Denver Art Museum, Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Angewandte Kunst Museum in Hamburg and Koln.

    Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

    Born in Milan in 1913. He graduated in architecture from the Polytechnic of Milan where he later would teach architectural composition. He started working with his brothers Achille and Livio immediately after the war focussing their attention mainly on city planning, architecture and particularly on design. Together with Achille, he received various acknowledgements such as the permanent exhibition of six of their works at the Museum of Modern Art of New York and won five editions of the Compasso d'Oro award.

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  • Delivery

    4-5 weeks
    Made to order item

£1,700.00
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