(Price: $995.00 on sale at Stardust from January 2018 with Free Shipping). Designed in 1958 Taccia has been produced by Flos since 1962 with its famous large blown glass bowl diffuser. This new 'mini' version features the same proportions as the larger original but has been brought up-to-date with an LED light source. The Flos Taccia Small Lamp is a new smaller version of the timeless Italian design icon, originally designed by the Castiglioni brothers in 1958. The new proportions complement the classic version and increases the lamp's adaptability.
Since the late 1950s, Taccia lamp is a fundamental accessory for our homes, because it combines tradition with the modernity of Led. Flos is a company that has been working in the sector of lighting for 50 years, creating lamps renowned in the whole world and exposed in many international museums of design. Its company philosophy combines the past with modernity to realize avant-garde pieces with elegant and refined details. This “modus operandi” has inspired Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni,who have created Taccia lamp for Flos in 1962, still very appreciated and modern. Taccia is a table lamp that can be used as a floor lamp too thanks to a stable and solid support. The dimensions of this lamp are small, so that it can be placed on any kind of surface or room, in fact the height of the base is 19.8 cm and the total height is 48.8 cm, the diameter of the base is 14.2 cm and the diameter of the diffuser is 37.3 cm. The base is nickel-plated ABS+PC, extruded aluminium body and transparent diffuser made of mouth-blown glass.
The element that has been determining the success of this lamp, making it still one of the most desired items in Italian homes, is the support, in which is hidden the luminous source. This support is made of extruded metal with protusions that improve the diffusion of the lamp heat, giving it a look similar to that of Greek columns and therefore very elegant and particular. On the cable there is an electric dimmer that enables to regulate the intensity of the light to create the desired atmosphere. A unique lamp, a piece of made in Italya which is always appreciated and can still make our homes innovative and beautiful, with a design of great effect and a nice lighting, that only professionals of this sector can obtain: only Flos can do it. Technical information: Length of the power cable is 190 cm, foot dimmer with ON-OFF switch and 10-100% regulation. Plug-in cord with interchangeable plugs (EU US GB SA). Bulb included: 1 LED – 2700k – 1410lm total – CRI 93 – 20W. Dimensions: Height: 48.5cm x Diameter: 37.3cm. Base height: 19.8cm x Diameter: 14.2cm. Cable length: 190cm with dimmer switch (with ON/OFF functions and 10-100% light adjustment). Materials & finishes: Reflector in painted aluminium, gloss white on the inside and matt white on the outside. Directionable diffuser in transparent blown glass. Body in matt black or naturally anodized extruded aluminium. Base in nickel-plated ABS+PC. Light Source (included): 1 x COB LED 2700K 1290 LM CRI 92 – 16W DIMMER. 110-240V.