Floor Lamp by Ettore SOTTSASS, 1981
TREETOPS lamp, designed by Ettore Sottsass. Italy 1981.
Painted metal construction with movable light fitting and halogen lamp. Original Memphis plate on base.
Literature: Repertorio del Design Italiano, Vol. 2, p. 306, illustrated.
Ettore Sottsass (14 September 1917 – 31 December 2007). Italian architect and designer of the late 20th century. His body of designs included furniture, jewellery, glass, lighting and office machine design. Sottsass Associati, primarily an architectural practice, also designed elaborate stores and showrooms for Esprit, identities for Alessi, exhibitions, interiors, consumer electronics in Japan and furniture of all kinds. The studio was based on the cultural guidance of Ettore Sottsass and the work conducted by its many young associates, who often left to open their own studios.
Very good vintage condition.