‘Potence Pivotante’ by Charlotte Perriand reissued by Nemo
The Italian lighting brand Nemo has reintroduced this extremely reduced, wall-mounted lamp originally designed by the acclaimed Parisian designer Charlotte Perriand in 1938. Composed of two plain, matt black metal tubes and equally simple, frosted white glass diffuser, ‘Potence Pivotante’ has been presented at this year’s Salone del Mobile and is ‘the result of a meticulous rediscovery conducted in close collaboration with M.me Pernette Perriand-Barsac, the daughter and sole heir of Charlotte Perriand.’ (more…)
Table version of the 'PROJECTEUR 365' by Le Corbusier
Earlier last week, the Italian lighting brand Nemo has presented its new reinterpretation of Le Corbusier’s 1954 ‘PROJECTOUR 365’ lamp. Created in collaboration with the Le Corbusier Foundation, the updated version of the pared-down, industrial light is now available in wall, floor and ceiling versions. (more…)
Sorella by Harvey Guzzini (1972)
The Italian manufacturer Nemo – Cassina Lighting has released re-editions of three contemporary table lamps designed between 1954 and 1973 by the three masters: Le Corbusier, Harvey Guzzini and Man Ray.
Designed by Harvey Guzzini, the highly-futuristic ‘Sorrela’ light gained its fame thanks to the British
science-fiction television series, ‘Space: 1999’, where it has been featured as a desk lamp at the iconic fictional spacecraft – Eagle Transporter – soon after its creation in 1972. Developed in matte white polycarbonate, the streamlined lamp ‘holds a direct fluorescent light that enhances its cold, futuristic character.’ (more…)
'Mr. Light' short by Javier Mariscal for Nemo
Nemo is the lighting brand of the Italian manufacturer Cassina. At this year’s Euroluce in Milan Nemo launched a re-edition of several design icons of the 20th Century as well as wide range of novelties created by renowned designers and famous artists. Amongst them ‘Mr Light’ a charming table lamp by the Spanish designer Javier Mariscal. It is especially characterised by its figurative elements, such as the raising hat that enables to guide the light in different directions.