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10 July 2017 Permalink

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In 1987, exactly 30 years ago, designer and architect Michele De Lucchi created the Tolomeo lamp which has gone on to be one of Artemide’s most popular designs. This classic design is outstandingly successful across the world bringing good lighting and good taste together. The Tolomeo has become a timeless classic for Artemide and one that they have continued to develop whilst keeping its quality and design unchanged.


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(The venue for the celebration; Architektursalon, Hamburg)


To celebrate 30 years of the Tolomeo, Artemide are holding a celebration in Hamburg hosted by Michele De Lucchi and the Artemide team.


Below is a selection of some of our favourite Tolomeos!


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1. Faretto   2. Due Bracci    3. Pinza   4. Parete   5. Mega Floor


6. Mega Suspension    7. Lettura    8. Tavolo Classic  9. Tavlo Micro


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15 November 2016 Permalink

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A Golden Christmas for Artemide


Christmas may still be a few weeks away but Artemide are getting into the Christmas spirit with their latest Tolomeo micro release. We introduce to you the 'Tolomeo Micro Gold' by Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina.


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The beautiful Tolomeo lamp is only available for a limited time so make sure you get it while you can!


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Tags: Artemide, Christmas, David Village Lighting, Giancarlo Fassina, Gold, Lighting, Michele De Lucchi, Tolomeo

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Design Icon - Artemide Tolomeo

22 July 2015 Permalink

The Artemide Tolomeo is a widely recognisable design created in 1986 by designers Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina. It was awarded the prestigious Compasso d’Oro (golden compass) in 1989, this is a rare achievement as only 20 have been given out since its introduction in 1954.


Michele de lucchi


Giancarlo Fassina


The first design created in this widely ranged collection was the Tolomeo table lamp. It was designed to oppose the Memphis movement which was extremely popular at the time. The Memphis style was highly embellished and garish to some, so the Tolomeo was stripped back and re-invented concentrating on user’s needs. Which is why this lamp became such a well used light amongst creatives, it’s focused lighting and adjustable body / head makes it the perfect working companion. Artemide’s philosophy is ‘The human Light’, referring to their objective to re-design lighting to improve quality of life by illuminating spaces to the requirement of the people.


Artemide Tolomeo


Almost three decades later and the Tolomeo lamp, as well as its entire range has become hugely popular. The lamp is a standard within many creative studios and offices, they also now feature heavily in magazines as they are now a design classic loved by many stylists. Because of these design enthusiasts, the Tolomeo range has made its way into the home working harmoniously with domestic interiors.


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Classic & stylish addition in the living room:


Artemide Tolomeo mega Artemide tolomeo blackParete version seems to be a favourite in the bedroom:


Artemide tolomeo parete Artemide tolomeo parete


The iconic table lamp is still light of choice for desks:


Artemide tolomeo table lamp Artemide tolomeo table lamp


Now also available in LED version:


Artemide tolomeo table lamp LED


You can even put a Tolomeo in your garden! There is nowhere this lamp wont look good!


Artemide Tolomeo XXL outdoor


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Tags: Artemide, design, Giancarlo Fassina, icon, Lamp, lighting, Michele De Lucchi, Tolomeo LED

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