Foscarini celebrates 25 years of a ‘Lumière’ lamp’s iconic design
April 9, 2016 - table lamp
Alongside a Milan Triennale and a arriving Milan International Furniture Fair, a Italian pattern manufacturer Foscarini will be celebrating 25 years of a “Lumière” lamp, one of a many iconic pieces. For this miracle anniversary, a organisation is holding an exhibition, until Apr 30, dedicated wholly to this classical of lighting design.
In 1990, a engineer Rodolfo Dordoni combined a tabletop light, presented as a complicated take on a classical flare shade. This was a “Lumière,” a now iconic list flare with a blown-glass shade and a three-legged aluminum frame.
To applaud a lamp’s 25th anniversary, Foscarini is holding an muster dedicated to this pattern classic, scheduled to run alongside a Milan Triennale and a Milan Furniture Fair. “The Lumière’s tour by 25 years of history” is formed on a video designation with 26 screens looking behind and pivotal universe events that have made a final entertain of a century. The muster outlines events such as German reunification, a finish of South Africa’s apartheid, a Yugoslav Wars, a opening of a Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, a 9/11 attacks on New York and a launch of Twitter. This chronological summation is accompanied by objects that lane a expansion of pattern over a same period.
The “Lumière” list flare was combined in a early days of Foscarini, before a organisation had gained a general reputation it enjoys today. Founded in Murano, Italy, Foscarini sought to go serve than other manufacturers operative with potion — a widely used element — by introducing new sum and regulating new technology. The association is dedicated wholly to a pattern and manufacturer of lighting products.
“Lumière” was one of a initial strike designs for Foscarini.
The Milan Furniture Fair is an general trade uncover for professionals from a worlds of pattern and interior decoration. The 2016 book runs Apr 12 to 17.
The 2016 Milan Triennale general muster runs Apr 2 to Sep 12, and is entitled “21st Century. Design After Design.”