LUCI T442 Desk Lamp
Materials: Round & flat white painted metal (iron) base with a black plastic bottom lid. Flat folded chrome slat. White metal knob. White metal and plastic counterweight with a built-in switch. Folded round chrome rod. White painted elongated rectangular aluminium lampshade. White painted Bakelite E14 socket.
Height: 52 cm / 20.47” – adjustable
Width: 84 cm / 33.07”
Base: ∅ 18 cm / 7.08”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: LUCI illuminazione d’interni, Milan, Italy.
Other versions: This LUCI T442 desk lamp exists at least also in black.
LUCI illuminazione d’interni (indoor lighting)” was founded in 1966. Designers who have collaborated with LUCI are: Toshiyuki Kita, Gianfranco Frattini, Giugiaro Design, Rodolfo Bonetto, Asahara Sigeaki, Francesco Brivio, Carlo Forcolini, Giancarlo Fassina, Ikaru Mori, Fabio Princivalle, Serge & Robert Cornelissen, Gabi Peretto and many others. For a while the name Luci Cinisello was used. It is the town near Milan where the company was located.
In 1989 LUCI changed into LUCITALIA. The company merged with Ghidini Lighting, founded in 1974. Ghidini Lighting is an Italian company specialised in the design and production of technical outdoor lighting fixtures. The company is located at the Via Monsuello 211, 25065 Lumezzane, Italy. Some 100 km / 62 mi from Milan.