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Fontana Arte – Candle – 1957 – 2000 – Page 1

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Fontana Arte – Candle 1957 – 2000 – cover

FontanaArte acquired Candle in 1993. It was time to start talking to a new generation of consumers. Upcoming design names were hired to develop projects that took on board innovative forms of expression, materials and production processes, to offer the market quality at a more competitive price.

Margaret Sofa or Bed Lamp (2000) - Vico Magistretti

Margaret Sofa or Bed Lamp (2000) – Vico Magistretti

Reading lamp that rests on the back of a sofa or bed head. Reflector in polished, buffed aluminum. Telescopic rod in chromed brass. Supporting bag in brown or black leather. Designer Vico Magistretti. Still for sale, but only in black and brown. More info at the Fontana Arte website.

Bambù Table Lamp and Plastic Table Lamp - Fernando and Humberto Campana (2000)

Bambù Table Lamp (2000) – Fernando and Humberto Campana

Plastic Table Lamp (2000) – Fernando and Humberto Campana

UAO! Desk or Table Lamp - Giorgio and Max Pajetta

UAO! Desk or Table Lamp – Giorgio and Max Pajetta


Filter Table Lamp (2000) - Riccardo Giovanetti + 2000 Buggy Table Lamp - Luciano Pagani and Angelo Perversi

Filter Table Lamp (2000) – Riccardo Giovanetti, more info on his website: riccardogiovanetti.it

2000 Buggy Table Lamp – Luciano Pagani and Angelo Perversi
bio: www.poltronafrau.com/en/designer/luciano-pagani-angelo-perversi

Crono Desk Lamp - Francesco Gobbi

Crono Desk Lamp – Francesco Gobbi

Isadora Table Lamp - Charles Williams + Tacita Table Lamp (1993) - Vico Magistretti

Isadora Table Lamp – Charles Williams

Tacita Table Lamp (1993) – Vico Magistretti

Daruma Table Lamp (1968) - Sergio Asti + Bookend Table Lamp (+- 1990) - Jonathan Daifuku

Daruma Table Lamp (1968) – Sergio Asti. Diffuser and flute in polished white blown glass. Black power cable, plug and switch. Still for sale, more info on the FontanaArte website.

Bookend Table Lamp (+- 1990) – Jonathan Daifuku. Bio of Jonathan Daifuku on his website: daifukudesigns.com

Ray Desk Lamp (1997) - Silvio Caputo and Tim Power + Elvis Table Lamp (1998) - Charles Williams

Ray Desk Lamp (1997) – Silvio Caputo and Tim Power
Website Tim Power: www.tim-power.com

Elvis Table Lamp (1998) – Charles Williams

Sara Table Lamp (1994) - Pierluigi Cerri (Gregotti Ascociati) + Morgana Table Lamp (1991) - Luca Bergo, Claudio Naro, Patrizia Peracchio

Sara Table Lamp (1994) – Pierluigi Cerri (Gregotti Ascociati)
A family of table, floor and wall lamps with frame in aluminum or chrome colour painted metal and diffuser in white screen-printed polycarbonate. Sara was designed in 1994, marking the introduction of plastics into the FontanaArte collection. Still for sale, more info on the FontanaArte website.

Morgana Table Lamp (1991) – Luca Bergo, Claudio Naro, Patrizia Peracchio