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).
Founded in Milan in 1993, NEMO represents a benchmark name within the design lighting creators' landscape, going back to the roots of innovation that always inspired Italian design. The collection of contemporary design includes models conceived by Carlo Forcolini, Jehs + Laub, Javier Mariscal, Jean Nouvel, Foster+Partners, or more recently Bernhard Ossan.
Alongside with this wide range of products, Nemo edits the Masters collection, a unique selection of icons, realized by the designers that have provided a fundamental contribution to the creation of the contemporary design: Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, Vico Magistretti and Franco Albini.
NEMO is one of the global leaders in lighting striving to constantly create innovative and cutting-edge designs.
Base in white Italian marble, stem in chrome plated metal, white or black reflector, with dimmer
Diameter 30cm, depth 12cm, height 59cm
Dimmer for halogen bulb included
1 x max 100W E27 (halo / LED)
Bulb not included
Dimmable according to bulb
Made in Italy
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