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Artemide Nesso Table Lamp by Giancarlo Mattioli

Artemide Nesso Table Lamp by Giancarlo Mattioli


Price: $540.00
Color White
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Artemide Nesso Table Lamp
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Designer: Giancarlo Mattioli
Manufacturer: Artemide
Collection: Artemide Classics

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The Nesso Lamp is a classic icon in the history of modern space age design and a Stardust Staff Pick.  An expressive table lamp that combines the sinuous curves of 1960s design with the minimalist sensibilities of timeless modernism.  The stunning Nesso Lamp was designed by the Italian designer Giancarlo Mattioli for Artemide back in 1967.  According to design historian Lucia Fontana; its dimple is said to have been inspired by "l'ombelico di una bella donna"; the sensuous shape of beautiful Italian woman's belly be the judge!  This lamp has been in continuous production by Artemide for the last 40 plus years.  Artemide's Nesso Lamp features a body and diffuser made of injection molded ABS thermoplastic, available in either white or orange. The Nesso Lamp provides a beautiful direct and diffused light; just turn it on and watch the whole thing glow.  It looks absolutely wonderful during daytime or at night!  Part of the Artemide Modern Classics product line, made by Artemide in Italy.  As one of our most beloved design lamps, you just cannot go wrong with Nesso!  Stardust will include 4 complimentary light bulbs with your purchase of the Artemide Nesso Lamp!  Sourcing the right light bulbs can be a time-consuming task so we are more than happy to include the required bulbs with your Nesso.   

Artemide's Nesso Lamp was a creation of Gruppo Architetti Urbanisti Città Nuova. Gruppo Architetti Urbanisti Città Nuova was formed in the 1960s by Pierluigi Cervellati, Umberto Maccaferri, Giancarlo Mattioli, Franco Morelli, Gianpaolo Mazzucato, and Mario Zaffagnini. The Nesso Lamp is a result of a competition staged by Artemide and Editrice Domus, where it took 1° Premio Concorso, 1965 Milan (Italy). It is featured in the Twentieth Century Design Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (USA), the Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York (USA), permanent exhibit at the Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO (USA), represented in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (Israel), permanent exhibit at Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Montréal, Montréal (Canada), Museo Permanente del Design Italiano 1945-1990, Triennale di Milano, Milan (Italy).

Stardust is proud to be the official retailer of the Artemide lighting collection. Artemide is a leading Italian lighting manufacturer. The Artemide lighting collection contains some of the most celebrated decorative and architectural lamps in history. Some of them even made it to the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The Artemide modern lighting collection embraces both style and function. The Artemide lighting collection includes the world-renown Tolomeo lamps and Tizio classic table lamps along with a large selection of table lamps, task lamps, wall lights, ceiling light fixtures, floor lamps, recessed lighting, wall ada, and outdoor lighting. Stardust is the official Artemide lighting store and offers guaranteed low pricing on the entire Artemide collection. Many lamps from the Artemide collection are on permanent display in our Sonoma showroom. Our knowledgeable Artemide lighting experts will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Our helpful and knowledgeable staff is ready to answer any questions you may have about the Artemide Nesso Lamp. As one of the largest and most specialized Artemide dealers, our friendly and knowledgeable staff has a comprehensive knowledge about the Artemide lamp collection.  We are committed to serving our customers and we always look forward to be of service to you!  Let us know if we can be of assistance

Base and diffuser in ABS resin, white or orange
On/off switch on cord

Artemide Nesso Awards:
1° Premio Concorso
Studio Artemide/Domus
1965 - Milano (Italia)

Artemide Nesso Museum Inclusions:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Denver Art Museum, Denver
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Musée des Arts Dècoratifs de Montréal
Museo Permanente del Design Italiano, Milan

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Collection: Artemide Lighting
Artemide Product Code: 0056015A
Dimensions: 13.4" H x 21.25"DIA
Material: thermoplastic
Light Source: incandescent
Light Bulb Type: 4x25W (E12/G16 1/2)
Light Bulb Included: Yes
Certification: CE listed
Country of Origin: Italy
Product Category: lighting, table lamps
Style: Italian design, modern, contemporary
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