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Artemide

An icon of excellence and symbol of Italian style and culture for decades, Artemide dialogues with light like no one else. A legend pushing the boundaries of experimentation with materials and technologies, one of the greatest design houses producing breathtaking creations along with the very best of them, both in terms of aesthetics and lighting performance. You’ll find all there is to know about the Artemide legend and what their Human Lights baseline tells us.

Master’s Piece lights: the essential Artemide lamps

It was in 1960 that Ernesto Gismondi created Artemide and launched the Alfa lamp, designed by Sergio Mazza a year earlier. Forty years later, having collected such prestigious design titles as the Compasso D’Oro for some of its pieces, the iconic Artemide lamps are today grouped together under the name “Modern Classic”, also called Master’s Piece. A symbol of Italian designer lighting, the table lamps Alfa, Eclisse, Tolomeo, Dalù, Lesbo, Fato…

What’s new

Gople lamp and pendant collection, artisanal and ultra-innovative

This latest Artemide lamp consists of a tinted glass that’s subtly degraded, thanks to an innovative technique of vacuum metallisation. A variation of the collection is equipped with RWB LED technology, a light suitable for photosynthesis which promotes plant growth. Hand-crafted in Italy. Available as a pendant and table lamp. Bjarke Ingels Group design

Discovery pendant and wall light collection — pure simplicity

Awarded a Compasso d’Oro, the Discovery collection, designed by Ernesto Gismondi, combines technological prowess and sleek design that’s decidedly modern. Controllable by Bluetooth and dimmable, it creates an infinite number of lighting scenarios for the home. Design Ernesto Gismondi

The whole Discovery collection

Laguna table lamp, in the twists and turns of blown glass

Made from hand-blown Venetian glass, the Laguna lamp provides a soft light on the bottom, with stronger light directed upwards. Two sizes available, and two finishes on the base. Design Matteo Thun

The whole Laguna collection

The iconic Italian light

A symbol of Italian lighting, Artemide pushes the limits of design by offering iconic collections which have left their mark down the years and continue to inspire us both for private use and in the office.

Tolomeo, the articulated light that spans the ages

An Artemide bestseller since its release in 1987, and designed by Michele de Lucchi, Tolomeo makes Italian design shine across the world. Present in homes and workplaces all over the world and crowned with the prestigious Compasso d’Oro, the articulated collection is available as a desk lamp, floor lamp, wall light and in multiple different colours. Design Michele de Lucchi

The NH collection, a curvaceous jewel

Developed by the Chinese studio Neri&Hu, the Nh collection diffuses a soft, curvaceous poetry. Its luminous sphere, set off by a brass hook, reminds us of a pendant diffusing a soft light with low consumption. Design Neri&Hu

The whole NH collection

Yanzi collection,
gracef ul poetry

The delicacy of the Yanzi collection takes us to another place: that of the streets of Shangai, full of swallows perched on the windowsills. A combination of tradition and innovation, Yanzi is available as a pendant, table lamp and floor lamp. Design Neri&Hu

The whole Yanzi collection

Alphabet of Light, a new language

A new language of light… Alphabet of Light is made up of Linear and Circular, two versions for an infinite number of equations! Its slim, minimalist tubes create a modern, clean look which can form letters, words and shapes at will. The glare-free opto-electronic technology allows the light to be diffused evenly over the entire surface of the tube. A new language, poetic and creative. Design Bjarke Ingels Group

The Alphabet of Light collection

The outdoor collections

Since the human element is at the heart of the brand’s values, Artemide lamps adapt to their uses and the latest trends. An ability to go anywhere being part of it, the outdoor collections have developed, adapting to new demands and rejuvenating the brand. Ideal for use in damp rooms such as the bathroom and out in the garden!

Reeds

The threads of light of the Reeds designer lamp seem to emerge from the ground to spread a diffused, original light. Twenty-one stems spread a soft source of light outwards. Design Klauss Begasse

Reed Outdoor floor lamp

Dioscuri

Very pure, essential lines for this wall light in blown glass, both poetic and astral, which can be used as a ceiling light, or in a cluster to create a star wall! Design Michele de Lucchi

Dioscuri wall light

Collection O

Equipped with motion detectors, the O collection adapts perfectly to its environment, avoiding interference wherever possible and so not disturbing the diversity of its surroundings. Design Studio Elemental

O lamp

Come Together

Up to 16 hours’ battery life, the Come Together lamp can be picked up and carried off as part of our daily lives. A technical feat designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua, the Come Together go-anywhere lamp includes 18 portable, rechargeable LEDs for ultra-powerful, functional lighting that doesn’t get hot. Incredibly light, it comes with a dimmer with three levels of intensity. Design Carlotta de Bevilacqua

The Come Together collection

An enlightened retrospective of Artemide

From innovation to architecture, organic to fun, useful to pleasing, Artemide’s values intersect in a unique way: the "use" of light, human and responsible approach is combined with deep conceptual and material know-how. Surrounded by the true greats, from Gio Ponti to Vico Magistretti, Issey Miyakey, Jean Nouvel and Daniel Libeskind, Artemide offers us the best that light can offer. A retrospective you can follow in our magazine dedicated to this legendary designer.

1960:
Artemide created in Milan by Ernesto Gismondi, where the first Alfa lamp was born, designed by Sergio Mazza in 1959

1967:
Compasso D'oro prize for Eclisse, designed by Vico Magistretti

1987:
Artemide launches Tolomeo, the symbol of Made In Italy, with the collaboration of Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina

2000:
Creation of the Modern Classic and Masterpieces collection, bringing together Artemide’s most stunning icons

2018:
Compasso d’Oro for the Discovery pendant, which also rewards Ernesto Gismondi’s career

2018:
New language of freedom, the Alphabet of Light collection lets us express our thoughts

Designers

Ernesto Gismondi

Michele de Lucchi

Carlotta De Bevilacqua

Studio Neri&Hu

Bjarke Ingels Group