Architectural wall light Mod. “194N”
Chromed brass arm and brown lacquered metal shade and counterweight
Adjustable in length, height and rotation
Producer’s sticker within the shade
DESIGNER Gino Sarfatti (1912-1985)
DIMENSIONS W. 110 x D. 40 x H. 40 /cm.
Gino Sarfatti, Marco Romanelli & Sandra Severi, pg. 114, 406 (illustration)
Gino Sarfatti - Designing Light, Triennale Design Museum, pg. 35, 40 (illustration)
The Complete Designers’ Lights II, Clemence & Didier Krzentowski, pg. 83 (illustration)
Repertorio del Design Italiano, Giuliana Gramigna, Vol. I, pg. 22 (illustration)
Arteluce was launched by Gino Sarfatti in 1939 and established itself as a leading international brand as well as a meeting place for many Italian designers of the time. Having designed over 400 lamps, he was responsible himself from product sketching and producing to product researching and experimenting. Both he and his company received several awards, including the Compasso d’Oro in 1954 and 1955. Flos, acquired Arteluce in 1973, before Sarfatti died in Gravedona in 1985.