Black plastic base and soft grey plastic fixtures. Vintage condition.
The Italian designer Rodolfo Bonetto whose creations contributed to the international recognition of postwar Italian design, made this multi-adjustable floor lamp for Luci in 1981. Both orientable arms emit a nice warm light, allowing diffused, direct or indirect lighting through rotation.
The technical component of the design process was always the part that fascinated Bonetto the most. This interest in machines and technology is not only reflected in the lamp’s witty name, but is also beautifully showcased by the clever construction of this object. It appeals because of its sculptural value and evokes countless playful references to lightsabers, portable fitness equipment or minimal light sculptures. The Sistema Flu has endless possibilities, personalize it according to your own style.
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Being the winner of 8 Compasso d'Oros, Rodolfo Bonetto (1929-1991), an Italian designer and teacher, belonged to the leading figures in Italian architecture and industrial design. His creations contributed to the international recognition of postwar Italian design. Bonetto's passion for design was triggered by his uncle Felice Bonetto, a famous racing driver of the early 50s. The young Bonetto started off drawing meticulous sketches of cars. As an autodidact, he became a design consultant at Pininfarina where he worked from 1951 to 1957. In 1958 he founded his own design studio in Milan. During his long career Bonetto realized projects in various fields of industrial mass production including household appliances, car bodies, machine tools, electronic equipment, musical instruments, furniture and lighting. From 1961 to 1965, he also taught industrial design at the College of Design in Ulm, and at the ISIA in Rome from 1974 to 1979. The technical component of the design process was always the part that fascinated him the most, a quality that distinguished Rodolfo as a designer. Shortly after his death in 1991, he received his last Compasso d'Oro as a tribute to a 30 years long inspiring career.