Vico Magistretti graduated in 1945 from Milan Polytechnic, where his lecturers included Gio Ponti and Piero Portaluppi, and immediately started work in his father’s studio. He mainly designed for the home and living ideas and soon made a name for himself in the Milan that was home to the growing industry of design, developing an extremely expressive, unmistakable language.At the end of the forties he took part in various editions of the Triennale in Milan and in 1956 he was one of the founding members of the ADI, the Italian Industrial Design Association. He has worked with important companies and his projects are part of permanent collections in the world’s most important museums. From 1998 to 2003, for FontanaArte he designed the wall lamps Ananas and Bruco, the Margaret lamp with supporting bag and Morocco hanging lamp.He has received no fewer than four Compasso d'Oro awards; for his Eclisse and Atollo lamps and for the Maralunga armchair, plus one for his career (1995). In parallel with his outstanding career as a designer, he has also been busy in the field of architecture. He was nominated member of the Accademia di San Luca in 1967 and honorary member of the Royal College of Art in London, where he is also a visiting professor. He has also taught at the Domus Academy in Milan and held conferences and lectures in Europe, Japan and the USA. In 1986 he received a gold medal from the SIAD (Society of Industrial Artists and Designers).
Established in 1945 by the master Giuseppe Ostuni, Oluce is the oldest Italian lighting design company that is still active today. In the 1950s, Oluce quickly reached an international public through Domus magazine, thanks to the vision of Gio Ponti.
For many years, Vico Magistretti was art director and chief designer of the company, conferring his unmistakable stamp and a legacy of worldwide recognition. With international design awards dating back to 1956, many of Oluce's products are on permanent display in the New York Museum of Modern Art.
Oluce's products have contributed to the history of lamp design through the genius of designers like Vico Magistretti, Tito Agnoli, Joe Colombo, Marco Zanuso and more recently, Laudani & Romanelli and Nendo.
Structure in lacquered aluminium, with dimmer
Large (diameter 50cm, height 70cm) - Black
Large (diameter 50cm, height 70cm) - Gold
Medium (diameter 38cm, height 50cm) - Black
Medium (diameter 38cm, height 50cm) - Gold
Small (diameter 25cm, height 35cm) - Black
Small (diameter 25cm, height 35cm) - Gold
Large (diameter 50cm, height 70cm) - White
Large (diameter 50cm, height 70cm) - Satin Bronze
Medium (diameter 38cm, height 50cm) - Satin Bronze
Small (diameter 25cm, height 35cm) - Satin Bronze
Large version: 2 x max 100W E27
Medium version: 2 x max 75W E27
Small version: 2 x max 40W E14
Bulbs not included
Made in Italy
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