As a designer, entrepreneur and fully established university lecturer, Carlotta de Bevilacqua is one of the protagonists in the world of contemporary architecture and design.
Graduated in 1983 in Architecture at Politecnico in Milan, she is the head of her own architecture and design office and is responsible for architectural planning and interior decoration in Italy and worldwide, cooperating with other important architectural and engineering offices.
Being a designer with extensive experience and Art Director at Memphis and Alias from 1989 to 1993, she has developed an important path of research in the field of light, developing innovative concepts and products for Artemide.
She investigates aspects of light and the environment related to the ability to produce wellness and to offer new standards of quality and experience to the life of man, continuing her design work with Danese.
Until 2004 Carlotta de Bevilacqua has been CEO for the Brand Strategy & Development sector of Artemide Group, with expertise in the Marketing, Communication and Vision and Strategic Futures areas. Since 2004 she is member of the Board of Directors of Artemide.
In 1999 Carlotta de Bevilacqua has acquired Danese, a leading company in the year 60/70 in the history of Italian design. She is now President and Managing Director of Danese and in a short time she has revitalized it conquering new market space and a new leadership.
Since 2001 she is lecturer at the Politecnico di Milano in the Master Industrial Design of the Third Architecture Faculty, Design Faculty in lighting product laboratory. At the Politecnico di Milano Carlotta de Bevilacqua also teaches in the Masters in Light Product Design and from 1999 to 2001 she has been professor and project leader of workshops for the development of innovative products in the Master in Strategic Design (MIP). From 2001 to 2004 she has been teacher of the Master in Design at Domus Academy in Milan. There have been numerous lectures by Carlotta de Bevilacqua as professor at the Bocconi University.
Carlotta de Bevilacqua’s presence at conventions and seminars, organized by Institutes qualified to explore the changes in the contemporary society and in the international markets, is very much appreciated.
Artemide Group is a global leader in the residential and the high-end professional illumination sector. Based in Pregnana Milanese, just outside Milan, the brand is distributed worldwide through a network of own showrooms and collaborations with prestigious lighting retail stores.
Founded in 1960 and guided by its "Human Light" philosophy, today Artemide has become synonymous with design, innovation and "Made in Italy".
At the core "The Human Light" means placing the competence of Artemide at the service of man and responding to the need for flexibility and adaptability with utmost visual accuracy and minimum consumption of environmental resources.
Artemide has contributed to the history of modern design with creations like the Eclisse by Vico Magistretti (1967), the Tolomeo by Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina (1989) or the Pipe by Herzog & De Meuron (2004); all three rewarded with the coveted Compasso d'Oro award.
In 1994 the company also received the "Compaso d'Oro" career Award and the European Design Prize In 1997.
Icons from the collection are exhibited in the most prestigious museums worldwide and are included in the design collections of the MoMA and Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica in Milan, the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna in Roma and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
Artemide has always collaborated with established international designers but also actively promotes workshops with design schools (for example the Royal College of Art, London) in order to find the best young talents.
Structure in methacrylate and polycarbonate
The Artemide App allows to manage standard atmospheres, to create and memorise others and to adjust the light intensity (available for iOS and Android devices)
Diameter 40cm, height 31cm
LED 42W RGB
Made in Italy
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