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Harvey Guzzini Burgos Rise & Fall Pendant Light


Condition: In very good condition.

Materials: Brown degrading perspex, white on the inside, some metal parts, Rolly rise & fall system from 1973.

Total Height: 100 cm – 39.37” – adjustable.

Height: 36 cm – 14.17”

Width: 40 cm – 15.74”

Electricity: 3 bulbs E27, 3 x 75 watt max – 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E14 socket can be used, preferably a white/opaque or frosted light bulb.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Ufficio progetti,(office projects), Harvey Guzzini.

Manufacturer: Harvey Guzzini, Recanati, Italy.

Rise & fall pendant light made up of a shell in thermoformed methacrylate double layer, with white interior and exterior colour, and a white thermoformed methacrylate diffuser supported on a chromed metal fixation.

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:  iGuzzini illuminazione: (external links open in a new window)

Harvey Guzzini Burgos – small version

Project year: 1967
Year of production starting: 1967
Year of production ending: 1972
3 x 40W – E14
Size: 33 x 36 cm – 12.99” x 14.17”

Commercial code 2196: from 1967 until 1972
Commercial code 3018: 1972 – 1973

Harvey Guzzini Burgos – big version

Project year: 1967
Year of production starting: 1972
Year of production ending: 197*
3 x 75W – E27
Size: 36 x 40 cm – 14.17” x 15.74”

Commercial code 2197: from 1972 until 1973
Commercial code 3019: from 1973 on.


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Harvey Guzzini Burgos Rise & Fall Pendant Light

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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.