Giotto Stoppino Isos Desk Lamp
Materials: Black and white enameled aluminium. Bakelite 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, Milan, Italy.
Other versions: Made in red, white, burgundy, grey, black…
Giotto Stoppino: born in Vigevano, Italy 1926 en died in Milan, Italy in 2011, was an architect and designer who designed many beautiful 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 was an independent artist.
Tronconi was a company owned by Enrico Tronconi. One of the most renowned lamps designed by Enrico Tronconi is the Bamboo floor lamp, made by the famous Vistosi company from the Murano island near Venice, also in Italy.
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Many thanks to vintagestique for the for the pictures and the enthusiasm.