Birzi Table Lamp
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Design by Carlo Forcolini and Giancarlo Fassina, 2004.
Birzi is an ironic and playful light, designed to be "mistreated", deformed and touched. Made of silicone, this lamp takes on different shapes and sizes according to the user's whim.
Easy to use and position, it is bump and fall resistant. The different colors - white, green or orange - flatter its silhouette, giving it a dynamic and contemporary look.
Dimensions: 6"D X 10"H
Bulbs: 1 X 60W 120V E12 (candelabra base) G16.5 incandescent lamp (not included)
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Designer: Carlo Forcolini
Born in Como in 1947, Carlo Forcolini took his diploma at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan in 1969. Since that year, he has worked as a designer and entrepreneur, taking part in the foundation of Alias and Nemo, in which he also held the offices of Managing Director and Art Director.
Carlo Forcolini designs number among the collections in the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris and the Historical Collection of Italian design at the Milan Triennale. In December 2001, Forcolini was elected President of ADI, the Italian Association for Industrial Design. He lives and works in Milan.View other products by Carlo Forcolini
Designer: Giancarlo Fassina
Giancarlo Fassina was born and raised in Milan, Italy. He obtained a degree in Architecture at the Politecnico University in Milan and has worked on several projects involving Industrial Design and has created lighting for Artemide, Luceplan, to name a few. He is a recipient of the Compasso D'oro award for his Tolomeo Series of lamps which he designed together with Michelle de Lucchi.
His work and experiences in different product industrial sectors have allowed him focus his design on projecting lamps & planning and furnishing exhibitions as well as museums. He has collaborated with some of the most important companies in the lighting sector, Luceplan included, for which he projected the lamp Birzi together with Carlo Forcolini.View other products by Giancarlo Fassina
Contemporary Italian lighting since 1978. Luceplan lighting merges new design and technological solutions with enduring style, quality, function, and efficiency. Luceplan was founded in 1978 by Italian architects Riccardo Sarfatti, Sandra Severi, and Paolo Rizzatto to custom design lighting fixtures for the commercial and industrial sectors in Europe. But with designs that also appealed to the residential market, Luceplan has created products with this market in mind since 1981. Merging new design and technological solutions with enduring style, quality, function, and efficiency, Luceplan products are extremely popular in Europe and have been available in the U.S. since 1978.View other products from Luceplan