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Matteo Thun & Andrea Lera Chicago Tribune Floor Lamp by Bieffeplast, Italy, 1984

$ 5,772
  • Description
    This postmodern floor lamp, named the Chicago Tribune, was designed by Matteo Thun and Andrea Lera in 1984 for Bieffeplast Padua, Italy. Combining elements of neoclassical design with the influential Memphis group Milano references, this sculptural floor lamp exhibits a distinctive aesthetic.

    Crafted from a grey and silver enamelled metal cylinder, the lamp features a perforated shade that rests upon a neoclassical base, adding an intriguing juxtaposition of styles. The three neon tubes housed within the lamp's interior emit a mesmerising play of light, casting beautiful and captivating effects.

    With a towering height of 190cm and a diameter of 30cm, this beautiful floor lamp demands attention and creates an atmospheric ambiance in any space. Rest assured, the lamp's condition is excellent, ensuring both its visual allure and functionality endure with time.

    About the designer:

    Matteo Thun, born on September 14, 1952, in Bolzano, Italy, is a highly accomplished architect and designer with a notable career spanning several decades. After completing his studies in architecture at the University of Florence, Thun gained early recognition for his collaboration with the renowned architect Ettore Sottsass, which led to his involvement in the founding of the influential Memphis group in Milan in 1981.

    Throughout his career, Thun has established himself as a versatile designer, excelling in various disciplines, including architecture, interior design, and product design. He has collaborated with renowned brands and companies worldwide, contributing his creative vision to diverse projects.

    Thun's design philosophy is characterized by a harmonious integration of nature, technology, and sustainability. His work often displays a sense of timeless elegance, combining innovative forms with functionality and environmental considerations.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: Metal
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 700021
  • Dimensions
    W. 11.82 in; H. 74.81 in; D. 11.82 in;
    W. 30.02 cm; H. 190.02 cm; D. 30.02 cm;
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