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ARTEMIDE

 

Company profile

The Artemide Group (certification ISO 9001 – WMT) is one of the global leaders of the residential illumination sector and high end professionals. Situated at Pregnana Milanese, the Artemide Group has an ample international distribution presence in which the single brand showrooms sprouts in the most important cities in the world and the “shop in shop” in the most prestigious illumination and furniture shops. Founded in 1960s, Artemide is one the most known illumination brands in the world. Known for its “The Human Light” philosophy, Artemide is nowadays synonym with design, innovation and made in Italy.

HISTORY

1960
In Milan Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza founded Artemide; the first lamp is born, Alfa, designed by Sergio Mazza
1965
Polluce is born, lamp designed by Enzo Mari in collaboration with Anna Fasolis
1967
Compasso d’Oro Award for the “Eclisse” Lamp, designed by Vico Magistretti
1972
Richard Sapper designs the lamp with a halogen light source, Tizio, which through the the years becomes a symbol of Design through out the world
1976
After the success of Polluce, Enzo Mari designs another successful product, Aggregato, in collaboration with Giancarlo Fassina
1980
Artemide opens there first branch in the U.S.A.
1987
Thanks to the collaboration between Michele De Lucchi e Giancarlo Fassina, Artemide launches into the market “Tolomeo”, lamp which through the years becomes a symbol of the “made in Italy”, present in homes and offices world wide
1989
Compasso d’Oro Award for the “Tolomeo” lamp, designed by Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina
1995
Compasso d’Oro Award for “Career Achievements”
1996
The Human Light is the manifest that identifies the Artemide Vision: the light at the service of man and his needs. The patented “Metamorfosi” project is born
1999
Artemide wins the “Leone di Bronzo” Award at the International advertising festival of Cannes
2004
Compasso d’Oro Award for the “Pipe” lamp, designed by Herzog & De Meuron
2004
Thanks to the collaboration between designers such as Carllotta de Bevilacqua, Italo Rota e Alessandro Pedretti Project A.L.S.O is born
2004
The Nur lamp (design Ernesto Gismondi ) and Tian-Xia lamp (design Carlotta de Bevilacqua) from the Metamorfosi range, win the Red Dot Design Award
2006
Artemide opens a new frontier in the illumination field: the new “My White Light” line is introduced
2007
The “Itis” lamp designed by Naoto Fukasawa wins the Red Dot Design Award
2008
The “Mercury” lamp designed by Ross Lovegrove wins the Red Dot Design Award – “best of the best”
2008
The “Chocolate” lamp designed by A.G. Licht wins the Red Dot Design Award
2009
The “Pirce” lamp (design Giuseppe Maurizio Scutellà) wins the Red Dot Design Award
2009
The “Kao” lamp (design Bruno Houssin) and “Noto” lamp (design Michele De Lucchi) win the Red Dot Design Award – “best of the best”
2010
The “Cover”lamp (design Studio Format Design) wins the Red Dot Design Award
2010
The “Doride” lamp (design Karim Rashid) wins the Red Dot Design Award
2010
The “Cosmic Leaf” lamp (design Ross Lovegrove) wins the Red Dot Design Award
2010
The “Cadmo” lamp (design Karim Rashid) wins the Red Dot Design Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One response

  1. I love artemide products! I’m not sure if you know this, but Interior deluxe is giving away a free Tolomeo Micro Table lamp to qualifying customers. you should check it out source http://www.interior-deluxe.com

    January 25, 2012 at 6:54 pm

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