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Leucos Gill Table Lamp

Materials: Clear and white opal hand blown Murano glass mushroom lampshade. Vetro doublé tubular glass base. Black on the outside; white on the inside.

Height: 38 cm / 14.96”

Width: ∅ 42 cm / 16.53”

Base: ∅ 17 cm / 6.69”

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

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Roberto Pamio (born 1937)

Manufacturer: Leucos, Salzano, Italy.

Other versions: This table lamp is a strange version. “Normal” table lamps have a black aluminium base. This one is made in glass. Or it is a special version or the base was lost or broken and replaced. It would be strange, but you never know.

Vetro Doublé: an object made of two layers of glass normally of two different colours.

Roberto Pamio

The Leucos Gill table lamp was designed by Roberto Pamio in 1962.  The wall lamp en ceiling lamp are still in production. These lights were made in different sizes and also made with a base in aluminium. The aluminum bases were made in black or white.

Roberto Pamio graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of Venice, works at an international level in the field of architectural planning and design. He studied under the guidance of professors such as: Carlo Scarpa, Giuseppe Samonà, Ignazio Gardella, Giancarlo De Carlo and Bruno Zevi.

Roberto Pamio was added to the province of Venice’s Registry of Architects in 1969 and joined the Association of Industrial Design (ADI) in 1984.

His experiences in Mexico in the eighties and later in New York, Madrid, Paris, Amsterdam and Japan have stimulated his creative sensibility. In all of his architecture, natural elements such as light, air and water are emphasized. Turning space into something fluid and changeable.

Moving around within his creations, one never has the impression of facing foreseeable choices. The house loses its traditional function and becomes a “liberated” house.

Roberto Pamio also co-operates with important companies dealing with lighting, furniture and accessories. Attributing a unique meaning to objects, which is determined by the fusion of proportion, lightness, technology and aesthetics.

Roberto Pamio designed lamps for Leucos, Iguzzini, Artemide, Fabbian, Pallucco, Otylight and Studio Italia Design.

The Leucos Gill 40 Wall Lamp was the first design in 1962 when the Leucos company started. Gill is a wall or ceiling mount featuring a round, blown glass diffuser in clear crystal with a circular white detail across the front.

Gill Flush Mount or Wall Lamp

Leucos Gill Flush Mount or Wall Lamp clear & white mushroom round glass Roberto Pamio design 1960s

Roberto Pamio

Roberto Pamio