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" Gatto " Cocoon Table Lamp by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos

" Gatto " Cocoon Table Lamp by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos

Regular price $2,500.00 AUD
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The Gatto table lamp is a representation of the Castiglioni brothers' design philosophy, which often involved a combination of functional innovation and a sense of whimsy. The use of cocoon resin in the design was a departure from traditional materials, and it contributed to the lamp's unique aesthetic.The diffuser of the Gatto lamp is made of cocoon resin, which gives it a soft and diffused glow. The cocoon material is wrapped around a steel structure.The Gatto lamp is recognized for its simple yet elegant design, and it has become a classic in the world of lighting design.

Achille Castiglioni (1918–2002) and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni (1913–1968) were Italian designers known for their innovative and influential contributions to the field of industrial design. The Castiglioni brothers were born into a family of artists and grew up surrounded by art and design. They both graduated in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Milan.

The Castiglioni brothers collaborated on numerous design projects, and their work is characterized by a combination of functionality, humor, and a deep understanding of materials and manufacturing processes. They believed that design should be both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni's work has received numerous awards and is featured in major design museums around the world. They left a lasting impact on the world of design, and their creations continue to be celebrated for their functionality, elegance, and a touch of humor. Their designs often reflect a deep understanding of the principles of design and a willingness to experiment with unconventional ideas and materials.

Designer: Achielle & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni 
Manufacturer: Flos 
Place of Origin: Italy
Date of Manufacture: 1960s
In style: Mid Century Modern
Materials & Techniques: Cocoon Resin,Metal Frame & Timber base 
Condition: Good condition, wear consistent with the age and use

Heigh: 29 cm
Width: 19 cm
Depth: 19 cm

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