Artemide Mouette Mini Pendant Lamp
Materials: Wing shaped plastic, polypropylene lampshade. Round plastic disc with a ballast. Steel wires. Porcelain sockets.
Cord Length: 190 cm / 74.80’’ – adjustable
Width: ∅ 96 cm / 37.79”
Depth: ∅ 26,5 cm / 10.43”
Electricity: 2 bulbs PL, 36 watt, 220 volt – Socket 2G11.
Any type of compact fluorescent lamp can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Designer: Jean-Michel Wilmotte in 2004.
Manufacturer: Artemide S.p.A., Pregnana Milanese, Milan, Italy.
Other versions: The Artemide Mouette Mini pendant lamp exists in a bigger version and an asymmetrical version. With or without dimmer. Mouette is the French word for seagull.
Jean-Michel Wilmotte was born in 1948 in Soissons, France. He graduated in interior design from the Camondo School of Design in Paris. In 1975 he founded his design company Wilmotte & Associés in Paris. Today 280 architects, city-planners, designers, interior designers and museographers are working for the French company. They received many awards over the years.
The Artemide Group is based in Pregnana Milanese, Italy. The company is best known for the Tizio desk lamp designed by Richard Sapper in 1972. Artemide is also famous for the Tolomeo desk lamp, designed by Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina in 1986. Artemide produced many other beautiful lamps en furniture during all those the years.
Designers who have collaborated with Artemide include Mario Botta, Sir Norman Foster, Ettore Sottsass, Enzo Mari, Neil Poulton, Karim Rashid, Giò Ponti and many others.