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Orbital Floor Lamp by Foscarini - a piece of sculpture, therefore, boasting a recognizable presence in space and characterized by the graphic sign which inspires the design of the glass panels. Discount Code: PRLOG15

Manufacturer - Foscarini
Model # - 036003
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Country - United States
Category - Home : Lighting : Floor Lamp

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Lamping :   5 x 40W E12 candelabra base incandescent bulbs
Material :   Silkscreen-printed glass and lacquered metal
Dimension :   67" H X 20.75" W X 20.75" D
Finish 1 :   Colored (036003)
Finish 2 :   White (036003-10)


Orbital Floor Lamp was Ferruccio Laviani's debut lamp. It marked Foscarini's first adoption of production materials other than Murano glass; but above all it constituted a long-standing icon which reinforced the company's image, particularly in the media. This was a lamp-object which represented a different idea of a light fixture, free from the requirements of technical performance to emphasize the evocative and emotional qualities of the product.

The designer in fact concentrated on the shape of the floor lamp and the relationship it creates with the surrounding environment, designing a lit object rather than a lighting device. "Finding the precise references that inspired the design of Orbital is not easy, says Laviani, there were probably many different principles. Perhaps the peculiarity of this project is that it was created from a sketch which never changed right through to the production of the lamp, and as far as I can remember, I think this is the only time that has ever happened to me."

The fixture is made of a metal stem, coated with aluminum epoxydic powder paint, and supported by an adjustable tripod in laser-cut sheet metal, on which the five supports for the glass shades are soldered.

The incandescent bulbs (40 watts each) are completely visible, becoming an integral part of the lamp's design.

The glass shades cut in different shapes, which initially were to be reminiscent of stained glass cathedral windows, were made out of industrial glass silk-screened in white or different colors, and satin finished on the outer surface. The polished inside surface allowed the shade to reflect light as well.

About the Designer
Ferruccio Laviani, Architect and designer born in Cremona in 1960, he was one of the founders of the Solid group and an associate of the De Lucchi studio in Milan between 1986 and 1991. Though continuing product design, his work over time has acquired a more ample dimension including the artistic direction, graphic identity, and design of trade fair appearances, events and showrooms for a number of companies in the furniture field. Orbital for Foscarini in 1992 marked his debut in designing lamps, a collaboration which proceeded with Bit, Dolmen, Supernova and Lenin.

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