Cari Zalloni Table Lamps
Materials: Dark green enamelled ceramics. Crystal glass globe. Metal socket.
Height: 21 cm / 8.26”
Width: 9,7 cm / 3.81”
Length: 13,5 cm / 5.31”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E14 socket can be used.
Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: Cari Zalloni (1937-2012).
Manufacturer: Steuler-Keramik, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany.
Cari Zalloni, born August 20, 1937 in Athens, Greece was a designer. His father was a Greek-Italian descent and his mother came from Austria. At first he lived in Greece, but the mother moved back to Vienna after the death of his father (1947). There he completed his high school diploma. He graduated from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna for a master’s degree in design. In 1960 he began his work as a designer.
He went to Siena in Italy were he designed furniture, but after two years he went to Germany to work as an independent designer. He designed various glasses series for the ornamental ceramics company Steuler-Keramik and for the Glashütte Maximiliansau. He moved to Salzburg in 1962.
He was known as the chief designer of the eye optics company Cazal Eyewear. He also designed drinking glasses and winter sports equipment. Most recently he lived near Graz, Austria. He died from the effects of heart surgery in 2012.
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Steuler was founded by Georg Steuler in 1908. Georg Steuler developed the world’s first acid-resistant mastic (potash water glaze) and laid the foundation stone for Steuler Industriewerke (until 2010). Steuler-Keramik was a part of the company.
Today Steuler is a group of companies specializing in industrial corrosion protection, plant construction / environmental technology and tiles. The group develops, produces and installs corrosion-resistant and fire-resistant materials, as well as lining technologies for the chemical industry, in metal recovery plants, in power plants and special waste incineration plants as well as in the iron and steel industry.