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Splugen Brau Pendant Light

By Achille Castiglioni, from FLOS Lighting
$595.00
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FU640000 - Splugen Brau Pendant Light

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Design by Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, 1961.
Made in Italy by FLOS.

The Splugen Brau suspension fixture provides direct light. Features a polished zapon-varnished spun aluminum reflector. Steel ceiling fitting, vacuum-formed ABS rose with gloss white finish. PVC coated 8 foot power cord.

Dimensions
  • Diffuser: 8"H X 14.1"Dia
  • Canopy: 5"Dia
Material(s)
Steel
Lamp Type
INCANDESCENT
Bulbs
1 X 100W A19 incandescent bulb (not included)
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Manufacturer Specifications
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Item Number
FLS-SPLUGEN-BRAU-PENDANT
Model(s)
FU640000

Design by Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, 1961.
Made in Italy by FLOS.

The Splugen Brau suspension fixture provides direct light. Features a polished zapon-varnished spun aluminum reflector. Steel ceiling fitting, vacuum-formed ABS rose with gloss white finish. PVC coated 8 foot power cord.

FLOS

FLOS was founded in 1962. The very same year they began producing a number of lamps that were to become classics in Italian industrial design. These first lamps were Arco, Relemme, Toio and Taccia all designed by Achille and Piergiacomo Castiglioni. As a tangible proof of their timeless design and technical excellence, these lamps continue to be produced today.

From the very outset, FLOS has been characterized by its high-quality approach to lamp design and production. Many of the numerous lamps designed for the company, first by Achille and Piergiacomo, are undoubtedly some of the best-known and most successful products of industrial design. They have won awards and historical critical accolades, and are included in all the most important collections and design museums around the world.

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Achille Castiglioni

Born in Milan (1918-2002), Achille Castiglioni started work as an architect and designer with his brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo in 1938. One of the great masters of Italian design, Achille Castiglioni was a founding member of ADI in the fifties. The long list of awards he has received include eight Compassi d'Oro. Achille Castiglioni's activity as a designer is an unmistakable blend of simplicity, irony and fun and it shows his close interest in the way objects are used, in the potential offered by technology and in the use of new materials.

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Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

The Italian designer and architect Pier Giacomo Castiglioni is the second of the three Castiglioni brothers. Like his brothers, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni studied architecture at Milan Polytechnic, taking his degree in 1937. In 1938 Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and his elder brother, Livio, founded a practice in Milan, which the youngest brother, Achille, joined in 1944. All three Castiglioni brothers were interested in both technology and art. Livio left the joint practice in 1952 to go his own way. Pier Giacomo Castiglioni is regarded as the intellectual equal of his brother Achille. Until his untimely death in 1968, Pier Giacomo collaborated with Achille on numerous designer objects.

In 1955 the Castiglionis designed "Luminator" for Arredoluce; their "Taraxacum" hanging lamp dates from 1960 and the hanging lamp "Splügen Bräu" for Flos was launched in 1961. Another Castiglioni design for Flos was the 1962 die lamp "Arco", which links the qualities of floor and hanging lamps. The Castiglioni brothers not only exerted a strong influence on the younger generation of Italian designers. Pier Giacomo Castiglioni taught design at Milan Polytechnic from 1946 until his death.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant! We love purchasing our lighting upgrades at Y Lighting. In particular this Splugen Brau Pendant light is fabulous! It's unique design definitely complements our other modern lighting within the rest of the house. The package came quickly and was packed extremely well. LOVE that they have modern lighting.
Date published: 2010-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Bold, Shiny Statement! We bought three of these pendants to hang over a long granite kitchen countertop and they look great! They are a refreshing change from the ubiquitous kitchen mini-pendants. These are big, shiny and really add a lot to a space. If you have the space...don't be afraid to do multiples!
Date published: 2011-11-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Long Wait, Beautiful Product We only had to wait 8 weeks to get this lamp, shorter than the 12 weeks we were quoted by other companies. Beautiful lamp, just beautiful.
Date published: 2010-09-01
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