March 17, 2015

ALFA Black Marble Base Modern Table Lamp with Handblown Murano Glass Shade from Artemide Lighting










Designed in 1959 by Artemide & Sergio Mazza, the Alfa table lamp has an reeded glass reflector shade, italian black marble base and dimmer. It is a modern and instantly recognizable table lamp and is a modern-day design icon. Sergio Mazza (born 1931) is an Italian lighting designer. In 1955 he open his own business and since 1961 works side by side with G. Gramigna in the Smc study, working in furniture and industrial design. Among the many honors and awards received, we remember the mention for Compasso d'Oro in 1960 due to the Artemide lamp Delta and the silver medal for the Appartamento italiano at the X Triennale of Milan. From 1967 he began designing for Olivari. In the publishing field he has co-directed the magazine "Ottagono" since the foundation until 1988.