Giotto Stoppino Isos Desk Lamp
Materials: Black and white enamelled aluminium U shaped light. Painted white on the inside. White-vanilla internal tray made of ABS plastic. White painted Bakelite E14 socket.
Height: 28 cm / 11.02”
Width: 28 cm / 11.02”
Depth: 11 cm / 5.91”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110 – 220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: Giotto Stoppino in 1972.
Manufacturer: Tronconi s.r.l. , Corsico, Milan, Italy.
Other versions: This Giotto Stoppino Isos desk lamp exists in red, white, burgundy/maroon, grey, chrome, black…
Giotto Stoppino was born in Vigevano, Italy in 1926. He was an architect and designer who designed many beautiful and sought after items. For example his famous Equilibrium lamp for Arteluce, model 537 in 1967, as you can see below.
He designed the Equilibrium lamp together with his partners Vittorio Gregotti and Lodovico Meneghetti from their company “Architetti Associati” (Associated Architects) that existed from 1953 until 1968. Since 1968 Giotto Stoppino became an independent artist. He designed for many companies.
Giotto Stoppino passed away in Milan, Italy in 2011.
Tronconi is a company founded by Enrico Tronconi. One of the most well-known lamps of Enrico Tronconi is the Bamboo floor lamp he designed for the famous Vistosi company from Murano, Italy in the seventies.
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Many thanks to vintagestique for the for the pictures and the enthusiasm.