Iconic pendant light Mod. “Ls 7”, also known as “Paolina”
Brass structure, frosted glass and a lower etched glass
Originally designed for the Edizioni Paoline bookshops
DESIGNER Ignazio Gardella (1905-1999)
DIMENSIONS D. 55 x H. 112 /cm.
Repertorio del Design Italiano, Giuliana Gramigna, Vol. I, pg. 62 (illustration)
Azucena Catalogue Raisonne, pg.94 (illustration)
Azucena is a prominent Italian design firm established by architects Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Ignazio Gardella and Corrado Corradi Dell’ Acqua in 1947. The brand’s name was inspired by one of the characters in the Italian opera II Trovatore. The purpose of its creation was to produce high quality furniture and to collaborate with architects. Throughout its history, Azucena had been at the forefront of design innovation and its products have been widely celebrated for their timeless appeal and sophisticated design language.