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Tite Suspension Lamp

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tite suspension lamp
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tite suspension lamp

Design Marc Sadler, 2000
Chrome metal, fiberglass, carbon
Made in Italy by Foscarini

The product of a long research period, the Tite suspension lamp has been in production since the year 2000. Conceived by Marc Sadler, it features a shade with a circular plan, made of a woven glass fiber wrapped in a thread of carbon for the black version. The shaping is done on a mold, which is covered with two pieces of the glass fabric saturated with a special transparent resin, around which the fiber is then wrapped.

A designer, Marc Sadler has worked a long time in the sports sector, where he's experimented with new materials and innovative production processes. He has also worked successfully in furnishing and consumer products.

Available in your choice of two sizes. 400" cord available on request (please call the hive showroom to specify).

tite 1: 8.25" dia. | shade: 45.25" h | cord length: 90" | ceiling rose: 5.1" dia. | 3.09 lbs.
requires 1x E26 bulb | Ul listed

tite 2: 8.25" dia. | shade: 21.75" h | cord length: 114" | ceiling rose: 5.1" dia. | 4.64 lbs.
requires 1x E26 bulb | UL listed

$872.00 + free shipping
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Riccardo Olivieri set up Foscarini Spa in Murano in 1981. Two years later, they debuted their catalog, with lamps from Carlo Urbinati and Allesandro Vecchiato, who would become the company's managers by 1988. Eventually these new owners would move the company off the island and into Venice, as well as transition Foscarini from a glassworks shop to a major design competitor. They had already begun working with external designers in 1985, but their first success came in 1990 with Rodolfo Dordoni's "Lumiere" Most all lighting projects were made of glass until 1993, at which point the Havana lamp primarily used polyethylene, making it lighter, more cost-effective, and able to be used indoors and outdoors. It now resides in the MoMA in New York. Other successful lamps would come to define the company, such as the "Mite & Tite" series by Marc Sadler in 2000 (which earned a Compasso d'oro), Patricia Urquiola's 2005 "Caboche" and Marc Sadler's signature lamp "Twiggy."




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