Sanremo floor lamp by Archizoom Associati for Poltronova, 1968
The iconic Sanremo floor lamp was designed by the radical studio Arichizoom Associati in 1968 for Poltronova. The stylised palm tree has a black base and a white trunk, both in pearlescent lacquered metal, topped with transparent or fluorescent green Perspex leaves that radiate light. Dimensions: 38 x 38 cm, height: 225 cm. Bulb: 1 x LED GU10 8W [max] 6400K.
Archizoom Associati is a group of Italian architects and designers founded in 1966 in Florence. Known for a radical approach to architecture and design, Archizoom influenced many design and architectural movements in the 1960s and 1970s. The founding members were Andrea Branzi, Gilberto Corretti, Paolo Deganello, Massimo Morozzi and Dario Bartolini. Their best-known project is “No-Stop City”, a futuristic city that was presented at the exhibition “Italy: The New Domestic Landscape” at MoMA in New York in 1972. Archizoom Associati has also designed furniture, textiles and decorative objects that have been produced by renowned Italian manufacturers such as Zanotta and Poltronova.
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