Large Ceiling Lamp PENTACLINIO designed by Vico MAGISTRETTI for Artemide, 1961
Ceiling lamp, designed by Vico Magistretti. Italy, Artemide, 1961.
The PENTACLINIO ceiling lamp by Magistretti, using 5 double diffuser glass shades. Opaline glass pieces and brushed metal structure.
-Repertorio del Design Italiano, 2 vols. p 91, illustrated is the Triclinio model. Also:
-Artemide Catalogue 1973, illustrated.
Vico Magistretti (October 6, 1920 – September 19, 2006), Italian industrial designer, known as a furniture designer and architect. A collaborator of humanist architect Ernesto Nathan Rogers, one of Magistretti's first projects was the "poetic" round church in the experimental Milan neighbourhood of QT8. He later designed mass-produced appliances and furniture for companies such as Cassina and won several awards, including the Gold Medal of the Chartered Society of Industrial Artists & Designers in 1986.