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Ellepi Ceiling Lamp

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ellepi ceiling lamp

ellepi ceiling lamp

Design Matilde Alessandra, 2003
Polycarbonate shade & ring
Made in Italy by Foscarini

Ellepi is a sleek and minimal ceiling lamp. It features a satined polycarbonate shade with a white satined middle ring. A great addition to any space and also available as a wall lamp.

Born in Italy, after training in theatre design in Venice, Matilde Alessandra moved to London, where she designed interiors and installations for several years, then settled in New York in 1999. Her work ranges from whole installations to industrial design. Her projects include lighting fixtures to one-off pieces commissioned by architects and private collectors. She has a broad range of famous clients and has showed her work at important galleries around the world.

Available in white only.

29.1" dia. | 2.5" d | 9.49 lbs.
requires 1x40W 2GX13 type circline T5 fluorescent | UL listed

$752.80 + free shipping in the continental U.S.
(usually ships in 1-2 business days... limited to stock on hand)


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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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