Design by Fortuny, Kieffer and Rubelli.
This latest restyling of the Fortuny Floor Lamp is the result of a creative collaboration with Rubelli, where fabric shares the spotlight with the light itself. The lampshade is the work of fabric designer Dominique Kieffer and clearly shows the timelessness of Fortuny's work and how it can successfully be reinvented with understated but stunning elegance.
The internal lining of the Fortuny Rubelli Floor Lamp is in linen - a favorite material of the French designer - and is interwoven with gold threads. The pleated taffeta used on the outside creates the impression of small waves of light and shadow. This effect is a nod at the silk pleating technique that was invented by Mariano Fortuny in 1909.
Fortuny Rubelli features a flat and tubular steel body in black epoxy powder lacquered finish.
Material(s): Steel, Fabric
Lamp Type: INCANDESCENT
Bulbs: 1 X 500W 120V E40 base incandescent lamp (not included)
Listing: UL, CUL
Manufacturer Specifications: Click to download specifications.
Model(s): YCFOBL YPFORU 101-0-18779
Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo
In 1971, Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was born in Granada, Spain. His early childhood was divided between Rome, where his father had a studio and Capricio near Naples. After his father's death in 1874, his family left for Paris to join their uncle. His father and grandfather were both celebrated artists. Mariano inherited artistic skills and also worked in printing, drawing and chemistry.
Mariano studied painting until the age of 18, and was then introduced to Parisian society. After a while, his mother moved the family to Venice. He bought a palazzo and turned it into an enormous studio. Mariano produced both easel paintings, frescoes, sculptures and prints. In 1897, he was awarded the gold medal at the Munich International Festival of Art for his painting The Flower Girls. He exhibited his paintings every year at the Venice Biennale until his death.See other lights/products from Mariano Fortuny Y Madrazo
Pallucco, founded in 1986, is driven by design, research and communication. As a design company, Pallucco focuses on creativity, materials and processes, allowing its clients to create a setting that is unique and instantly recognizable - not lacklustre and indistinguishable from a thousand others. Their success has been forged in part due to some classic products: the bookcase designed by Wettstein and the great Fortuny and Papiro floor lamps.
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