Artemide floor lamp by Carlo Forcolini
Rare Artemide floor lamp by Carlo Forcolini. Artemide, light makers since 1960.
Designed / launched by / whom/when: The Olimpia floor lamp from Artemide was designed in 1987 by Carlo Forcolini (b1947 Como). Carlo designed lights for Cassina and Gervasoni amongst others and lived for a time in London where he set up Artemide Great Britain. Since 1999 he has worked out of his creative workshop in Milano, the Forcolini ‘lab’. Also vice-chairman of the Instituto Europeo di Design.
Inspiration: Art, sci fi cinema and a fascination with the unknown is whats on this designer’s mind.
Fabrication: Cast iron base, aluminium stand, 8mm thick colourless glass disc with frosted segment. Original plug and sliding dimmer.
Design Consigned Stylist: A sci-fi inspired floor lamp from the 1980s. Big brother is watching.
Design Consigned Collector: Extremely rare lamp, in fact we are confident it’s the only one in Australia. Has been with the original owner who relocated to Australia in 1990. In excellent condition fully functioning.
Stamp or Mark of authenticity: base embossed Artemide.
- Dimensions: H203cm W36cm
- Condition: 4/5