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1 November 2016 Permalink

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Design Classic – The Flos Arco


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Designed in 1962 by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni the Flos Arco floor lamp has gone on to be one of the most iconic lamps of our time.


The beautiful high quality polished aluminium domed shade is balanced on a white carrara marble base which weighs over 65Kilos. The lamps stainless steel height adjustable stem has a satin-finish which can be swivelled and with the switch located on the power cord it can be conveniently turned on and off using your foot.


The stunning lamp can be adapted for any living or working environment and is now available in an LED version which is fitted with the most advanced and high performance lighting technology.


"We were thinking about a lamp that shines light onto a table. They already existed, but you had to walk round them. To leave enough space around the table, the base had to be at least two meters away. Which was how the idea for Arco came into being. In Arco nothing is decorative: even the beveled corners on the base have a function, which is not to hurt us; even the hole isn’t a flight of fantasy, but to make it easier to lift the base.” Achille Castiglioni 1970


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Tags: Achille Castiglioni, Arco, Classic, David Village Lighting, Flos, Interior Design

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Flos 50th Anniversary Sale

11 November 2014 Permalink

To celebrate their 50th anniversary we are offering a special 15% discount on all Flos lighting. For 50 years Flos have been creating iconic designs using the latest technology. To this day they continue to experiment with hi-tech solutions today represented by the use of OLEDs and eco-sustainable materials.Throughout the years Flos have worked closely together with award winning designers to create lights that are instantly recognisable. Flos remain dedicated to discovering new talent and experimenting with new technology in order to maintain their place at the forefront of lighting design.
Some of their most iconic and popular designs include the Arco floor light designed by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the K-Tribe range by Philippe Starck, and the Smithfield suspension light by Jasper Morrison.

Tags: 50th Anniversary, Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Arco, Flos, Jasper Morrison, KTribe, Philippe Starck, Sale, Smithfield

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Flos Arco LED

28 January 2014 Permalink


The Arco floor light is arguably the most iconic design that Flos have ever produced. Designed by Achille Castiglioni & Pier Giacomo in 1962, its clean simple lines have made the Arco a design classic. In 2013 Flos launched a new version on the Arco which would utilise the latest LED technology. The Arco regains its classic design but now also benefits from LEDs which allow the design to produce the same quality of light whilst being far more energy efficient.



Tags: Achille Castiglioni, Arco, Flos, Italy, LED, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

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