Since 1987 the Italian company Artemide produces the well known Tolomeo lamps from the designers Giancarlo Fassina and Michele de Lucchi. The Tolomeo The design duo achieved a trend-setting and extremely successful design of a desk lamp in that time, which is placed on numerous architects offices and agencies today and that did also become really popular for private households with Tolomeo.
The highly movable frame, the simple alu-look and the hat-formed shade are the characteristics of the Tolomeo lamp whose simple and archetypical forms served as inspiration source for similar lamps for many other companies and designers.
The classic Tolomeo table lamp was awarded with several important design prizes and is placed in numerous museums all over the world, amongst them also the renowned Museum of Modern Art in New York. Meanwhile Tolomeo is not only placed on desks: besides the large floor lamp, Artemide Tolomeo does also offer wall or clamp lamps as well as smaller and colourful Micro variants. The Tolomeo LED does moreover also use energy saving and long lasting LED technologies.
Besides the classical design and the technical perfection, also the building block principle has contributed to the success of the Tolomeo lamps. If you first decided for one of the numerous Tolomeo lamps, you can choose between different mounting variants, illuminants or also lamp shades. As for arranging your own, tailor-made Tolomeo lamp that summarizes your individual demands. The unmistakable design that made Tolomeo a classic of modern lamps design won’t change.