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10 lamps emblematic of contemporary design

10 lamps emblematic of contemporary design

From the Pipistrello by Gae Aulenti edited by Martinelli Luce to the Original 1227 from Anglepoise, via the AJ by Arne Jacobsen, the Bourgie de Kartell, the Arco de Flos, or the Eclisse d'Artemide, lamps that have marked the history of design are on display. Between harmony of curves and controlled light, let yourself be charmed by the timeless aesthetics of these must have.

Le Corbusier's 365 Floor Projector at Nemo


Nemo Designed by one of the masters of contemporary design, Le Corbusier, for the High Court of Chandigarh (India) in 1954, the 365 Floor Projector takes the codes of the traditional cinema projector, the design touch in addition. Source: Nemo

L'Eclisse by Vico Magistretti at Artemide


Artemide Created in 1967, Eclisse is one of the greatest successes of the Italian designer Vico Magistretti. Between minimalist design, geometric curves and lighting intensity similar to a real eclipse, Eclisse really has it all. Source: Artemide

La Bourgie by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell


Kartell A true best-seller of the Italian publisher Kartell, Bourgie is a lamp mixing baroque and classical styles with elegance. Signed Ferruccio Laviani, this timeless is available today in new ultra contemporary colors, a real success! Source: Kartell

Robert Dudley Best's Bestlite BL2 at Gubi


Ferrious Online It was influenced by the Bahaus movement that the British Robert Dudley Best created the Bestlite in the 1930s. Adopted by Winston Churchill himself, it then fell into oblivion. However, in the 1990s, the Danish designer Gubi Olsen decided to reissue it, with success! Source: Ferrious Online

Arne Jacobsen's AJ at Louis Poulsen


Louis Poulsen Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960, the AJ table lamp has a tilting head to optimize lighting. Thanks to the hole located at its base, originally designed to house an ashtray, AJ invites itself on a desk or a bedside table, with lightness and refinement. Source: Louis Poulsen

The pivoting stem by Charlotte Perriand for Nemo


Nemo Signed Charlotte Perriand, this 180 ° swiveling wall lamp adapts to all living spaces, with style, refinement and discretion. Source: Nemo

Gae Aulenti's Pipistrello at Martinelli Luce


Martinelli Luce A cult object of design, the Pipistrello lamp was created by Gae Aulenti in 1965. With its lampshade similar to a bat - pipistrello in Italian - this model has known how to go through the ages without aging! Source: Martinelli Luce

Verner Panton's Panthella at Louis Poulsen


Louis Poulsen Designed in 1971, Panthella is one of Verner Panton's most famous creations. At the outset, the ambition of the Danish designer was to create a lamp whose lampshade and the base could serve as a reflector. Successful bet with this rounded model, both futuristic and surprising. Source: Louis Poulsen

The Castiglioni brothers' Arco at Flos


Flos Designed by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni in 1962, the Arco lamp has become a true design icon. With its base in white Carrara marble, from which a steel arch escapes, Arco imposes its contemporary style in all rooms of the house. Source: Flos