The Chrysalis floor lamp was designed by Marcel Wanders in 2011. he internal structure of the Chrysalis is made of steel. The "cocoon" resin used in the diffuser coat was originally used by the Castiglioni Brothers and Tobia Scarpa in the 60’s. While the method to produce this resin has remained the same, it has been enhanced and tempered to cater to the shape of the modern floor lamp
- Cocoon, Steel, Glass
- Top Width: 13.26 inch
- Bottom Width: 15 inch
- Height: 78.74 4 inch
- Cord Length: 112 inch
- 1 x 54W G5 FSD Fluorescent (Included) + 1 x 50W GY6.35 Base Halogen (Clear) (Included)
- Environment Indoor - Dry Location
- Mounting Free Standing
After first opening its doors in 1971 Flos acquired brands and opened a new factory on a path to bring cutting edge creativity to the interior lighting industry. Their later collaborations with Achille Castiglioni in the 80's established Flos in the market by developing a family of lighting, the Brera Series. Later partnerships with contemporary talent including Philippe Starck, Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Marcel Wanders, Patricia Urquiola and many others continued to propel Flos as a leader in modern interior lighting. Pairing with talented design professionals has become a core element of the company's mandate and extends to all areas of its brand including promotional activities and artful photography.
Having received much critical acclaim, Flos is a five time winner of the Compasso d'Oro Industrial Design Award and have secured commissions to illuminate several of Europe's great historical and architectural sites including Venice's Palazzo Grassi and the City of Amsterdam archives.
Today, Flos is a top choice amongst consumers for both private residences and commercial lighting applications. A versatile catalogue paired with a long standing reputation and design history makes Flos products a perfect addition to any space.
Flos Chrysalis Floor Lamp Designed by:
- Marcel Wanders
"I have great respect for people and the world, and I think that should be the basis of design" - Marcel Wanders
This Dutch-born designer, was born in Boxter in 1963, and has to his credit more than 1,700 designs. He has worked for prestigious brands such as Alessi, Puma, KLM and Swarovsky. Wanders maintains a philosophy of creating an environment of love, passion and making dreams come true. This optimism, which he has imbued into his life’s work, has made him an award-winning designer. The Museum of Arts and Design in New York awarded him a Visionary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of design in 2009 and the Good Design Award in 2011.
Wanders also designs architectural projects, such as the Kameha Grand hotel in Bonn, the Mondrian South Beach hotel in Miami and the Villa Moda store in Bahrain. In addition to running his studio, Wanders is co-founder and artistic director of the successful design label, Moooi.
He exhibits widely and his work is included in such significant museum collections as MoMA New York, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the V&A Museum, London. Wanders has further published numerous books and is extensively profiled in the global media, appearing in such publications as the New York Times, Domus, The Financial Times and Wallpaper Magazine.
The aim of Marcel Wanders, who has designed everything from furniture to toys to clothes, is to recover the human touch in design. "I have great respect for people and the world, and I think that should be the basis of design," said Wanders.