The project focuses on a spherical magnet which combines two simple elements: a support rod with a round base and a compact LED light source, similar to an electric torch or a microphone, affording the utmost versatility of angling and movement along the rod. The intense, concentrated and focused light can be directed down onto a small area or it can be directed up to accommodate a multitude of usage requirements: from reading to diffused lighting.
- Coated Steel, ABS and Super Magnet Made of “rare earth”
- Height: 47 1/2 inch
- Base Diameter: 7 7/8 inch
- 5W LED 2700° K 475 lm CRI>80 (Bulb included)
Innovation, flexibility and a keen attention to quality is at the core of Foscarini, Italian lighting company based in Venice. With a strong emphasis on research and creative production methods, the company is able to produce products in a range of interesting materials in unique and innovative ways. Originality is an essential element in this company's identity - collaborating with contemporary design talent such as Marc Sadler and Patricia Urquiola in addition to accomplished grand masters.read more...
Self described as a "special personality in the world of lighting," Foscarini is an unconventional, free and passionate company thriving at the centre of the design industry. Foscarini's products can be found internationally as contemporary art installations and as home lighting solutions for residential purposes. Each product is a work of art with a unique character of its very own. Truly a global leader, Foscarini strives and succeeds in bridging experimental form and steadfast function in modern lighting design.
Foscarini Magneto Floor Lamp Designed by:
- Giulio Iacchetti , 2011
Giulio Iacchetti, industrial designer since 1992, designs for many brands including Abet Laminati, Alessi, Danese, Elica, Foscarini, Globo Ceramiche, Jannelli&Volpi, Hastens, Magis, Meritalia, Moleskine, Pandora design. The distinctive characteristics of his work is the research and definition of new object typologies, like the Moscardino, the biodegradable spoon/fork designed with Matteo Ragni and for which, in 2001, he has been awarded with Compasso d’Oro.
In 2009 he was awarded the prize for innovation – Premio dei Premi – by the President of the Italian Republic for the Coop Eureka project, which brought the design in the large-scale retail trade. In May 2009 the Triennale di Milano held a solo exhibition entitled “Giulio Iacchetti. Disobedient objects “. In November 2012 he launches Internoitaliano, the “factory network” made up of many craftsmen labs with whom he signs and produces furniture and accessories inspired by the italian way of living.
He had also pursued his personal research project into new design topics such as the symbol of cross from which came the exhibition titled Cruciale held by the Diocesan Museum, Basilica di Santo Stefano Rotondo in Rome and by Castello di Lombardia in Enna, Sicily. In 2014, he won his second Compasso d’Oro for the design of the manhole covers Sfera, designed with Matteo Ragni for Montini.