Design by Peclar Nalbandian and Guy Bur, 2005.
Made in the U.S.A. for Rezek by Artemide.
The Jupe Floor Lamp provides diffused incandescent lighting with a diffuser in molded, ribbed, sanded white glass. Base and socket cover in polished aluminum with stem and diffuser supports in chrome plated steel. On/off pull cord switch with polished chrome plated steel grip. Clear cord with optional in-line dimmer.
Material(s): Glass, steel
Bulbs: 1 X 100W 120V E26 medium base G30 incandescent lamp(not included)
Designer: Peclar Nalbandian
Peclar Nalbandian was born in Beirut, Lebanon of Armenian descent, and studied design in the US. After graduating from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 1993, he relocated to Milano, Italy where he joined Sottsass Associati working closely with Ettore Sottsass. While in Italy he freelanced with Luca Trazzi, Prospero Rasulo, Johanna Grawunder, Luca Scachetti, Ital Form & Mattel Italia. In 1996 he returned to Los Angeles where he collaborated with a variety of companies on numerous projects. He worked at Rezek-Artemide lighting for almost seven years. During that time, he was the designated Senior V.P. of Design & Product Development. Peclar returned to the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California to teach classes including Lighting Design, Environmental Design and Furniture Design. He now owns his own design studio where his lighting designs add a uniquely modern feel to any location, residential or commercial.View other products by Peclar Nalbandian
The Artemide Group was founded by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza in 1959. Artemide offers not only lamps for moments of relaxation at home, but also large sophisticated installations for illuminating public and private professional activities. Technological and productive expertise is achieved through research and developement centers, with product planning and engineering, laboratories for technical conformity and self-certification tests, and production units equipped with state-of- the-art processes. A production structure that can offer expertise in the processing of traditional materials such as glass, as well as the capacity of innovation with novel materials, such as titanium. The vast range of options reflects the commitment of the whole organization to provide a product guaranteed by the Artemide brand, throughout the world, with an image that is strong and consistent: that of a leader in the lighting field.
Renowned lighting series issued by Artemide include the versatile Tizio and Tolomeo, Logico, Melampo, Castore, and color-changing Metamorfosi. Other design classics that Artemide still produces include the unique Boalum, Nesso and Fatto. Over the years, many designers have created beautiful works of lighting art for Artemide, including Michele De Lucchi, Livio Castiglioni, Gianfranco Frattini, Vico Magistretti, Richard Sapper and Giancarlo Fassina. More recently, Ron Rezek's line of practical and affordable designs, including many wall sconces, bath lights and mirrors was acquired by Artemide.View other products from Artemide