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Used as a prop in the French film Les Garçons et Guillaume, à Table! from 2013. (Me, Myself and Mum) An autobiographical comedy written, directed by and starring Guillaume Gallienne. You can view the complete movie with much more other lamps over here!

Harvey Guzzini Faro Pendant Lamp - Les Garçons et Guillaume, à Table! - Lamps in the movies.

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Harvey Guzzini Faro Pendant Lamp

 

Materials: White plastic (acrylic/methacrylate) and chromed metal (iron). Metal socket.

Cord Length: 80 cm / 31.49’’

Height: 22 cm / 8.66”

Width: ∅ 33 cm / 12.99”

Electricity: 1 light bulbs E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Harvey Guzzini, the design team of the company, led by Luigi Massoni.

Manufacturer: Harvey Guzzini, Recanati, Italy, today named iGuzzini

Other versions: Also made with a rise & fall mechanism. Made as a floor lamp and a table lamp. Produced in red, orange, white, transparent brown…

Faro: Italian word for lighthouse.

iGuzzini illuminazione

iGuzzini illuminazione was established in 1959 under the name Harvey Creazioni. Harvey is derived from the famous movie ‘Harvey’ with James Stuart and the invisible rabbit Harvey in the 1950s.

The initial production of enameled copper objects was supplemented by decorative luminaires. The company still exists.

Ceiling Lamp

Project year: 1970
Year of production starting: 1970
Year of production ending: 1977

Commercial code: 2251
Period: 1970 – 1972
Commercial code: 3031
Period: 1973 – 1977

Prototypes

Prototypes of this lamp where made from 1967 until 1973. All of them where sold in shops or destroyed. They are very hard to find.

Harvey Guzzini Faro Pendant Lamp - Scheme

Les Garçons et Guillaume, à Table! – Complete movie

Harvey Creazioni logo

Harvey Guzzini logo

iGuzzini logo

Logo used between 1959 and 1964. Inspired by the 1950 film “Harvey“, starring James Stewart.

Logo used between 1965 and 1977.  This logo was designed by Luigi Massoni.
The architect Massoni was invited to work with Harvey as the company’s art director, a move that gave further impetus to the idea of collaborating with designers.
Between 1967 and 1971, Ennio Lucini designed the catalogue tor the DH brand, under which lamps for home lighting were marketed.

Logo used from 1974 until today, designed by Advema G&R Associati. This logo embodied the company’s entire output, which was marketed under other brands such as DH, Doma and Atelier.
It was during this period that the company began making technical products. Spot and flood lights in particular.