The Luminator from 1954 is a floor lamp stripped to its bare essentials: a tripod stand with a long stem on which the bulb with reflector is mounted.
Luminator provides direct lighting that is focused on the ceiling. From there, it is reflected throughout the entire space as bright, warm indirect lighting. This kind of indirect photographer's lighting was first suggested for domestic use by Pietro Chiesa with his Luminator in 1933; in tribute, the Castiglioni brothers used the same name.
Luminator, with its minimalistic and timeless design, has received the coveted Compasso d’Oro award and is part of the MoMa's permanent design collection.
FLOS was founded by Dino Gavina and Cesare Cassina in 1962 in order to deliver contemporary lighting in accordance with their modern furniture designs. Their main guiding principles were "collaboration with the most inventive international designers and courage to be daring and provocative, yet uphold the fundamental principles of design". These guidelines are still relevant and can be traced in the entire Flos collection up until the company's latest designs.
From the very beginning FLOS has always been characterized by its high-quality approach towards design and but also towards production.
The result is a catalogue filled with iconic lighting objects that have changed the concept of illumination itself. Testament to this are the numerous awards, critical accolades and inclusions in all the major permanent collections and design museums around the world.
FLOS Lighting's production will continue to be imbued with various design trends that embody their attention to leading-edge research combined with highly-efficient production.
In 2012, FLOS celebrated half a century of excellence in production of designer lighting.
Iron stem with vitrified enamel finish, painted galvanized metal legs
Width 60cm, depth 60cm, height 189cm
Foot switch on cord length 280cm
1 x max 200W E27 (IA/S R125 incandescent)
Made in Italy
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