September 27, 2014

MODEL 607 | FLOS



607, Flos Mod 607 Table Lamp, Gino Sarfatti. Buy Flos 607 Table Lamp by Gino Sarfatti from Stardust. Designed by Gino Sarfatti, the Model 607 Table Lamp from Flos Lighting emits LED lighting. The Flos 607 LED Table Lamp emitting direct light, made up of two elements that are mechanically snapped together: a disc-shaped diffuser with a truncated cone section in painted aluminium and craquelé finish, and a slanted parallelepiped base in painted aluminium, which gives the lamp stability. The switch with dimmer is positioned on the front at the foot of the base. Finished in white and black. The Flos 607 LED Table Lamp is a re-edition of the original product and each lamp of the new line is based on LEDs and the handsome marriage of contemporary, energy-saving light sources with retro modern form. Gino Sarfatti was born in Venice in 1912 and studied aeronaval engineering at the University of Genoa. From 1939 onwards he worked in the lighting sector and set up Arteluce which soon became a national and international reference point for the modern architecture movement in lighting. During his thirty years of activity, Gino Sarfatti designed and produced over 400 ,luminaires and carried out non-stop research into innovation as regards typology, materials, production technologies, light sources, technical lighting effects and design aspects. In the course of their work, Gino Sarfatti and Arteluce won numerous prizes and awards including the Compasso d'Oro in 1954 and 1955, and the Honorary Diploma of the Milan Triennale. Arteluce was also a meeting place and an important forum for many of the leading Italian designers in the 50s and 60s. The following worked with Arteluce: F. Albini - F. Helg, C. Belgioioso - Peressuti - E. Rogers, G.F. Frattini, V. Viganò, S. Asti, V. Latis, C. Santi, M. Vignelli, I. Parisi, U. Gregotti - L.Meneghetti - G. Stoppino, M. Huber. The prestigious Arteluce shop in Corso Matteotti was designed with M. Zanuso in 1951 followed, 10 years later, by the shop in Via della Spiga designed with V. Viganò, a lifelong friend.