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Terminus Floor Lamp 'EU 220 Volts', by Martine Bedin from Memphis Milano

US$3,326.28per item

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Here you are shown the EU wired, Terminus floor lamp with Structure in painted sheet steel. One bulb 12V, 50W., designed in 1981, by Martine Bedin. Martine Bedin is an industrial designer, architect and teacher. She studied Architecture at the École d’architecture in Paris. In 1978 she received a scholarship that took her to Florence, where she met the members of the Radical Architecture movement: the founders of Alchimia, Superstudio and Archizoom Associati. The founder of Superstudio, Adolfo Natalini, invited her to Milan in 1979, where she met Michele De Lucchi and Ettore Sottsass. At the beginning of the 1980s she spent three years in Sottsass’s studio, working on her own projects and writing for a French magazine. In 1981 she was among the co-founders of the Memphis Group. Bedin works with various materials, such as marble, wood, metal, and ceramics. Her work is exhibited in major museums and private collections, such as the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvre. Memphis Milano is the great cultural phenomenon of the 1980s that revolutionized creative and commercial logics in design. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and a group of young designers and architects, in Milan, coupled in the years by famous designers from the international scene, Memphis turned upside down all of the existing parameters on living. Ettore Sottsass as the backbone of the group, design gained a new concept and expression through new shapes, materials and patterns, expanding the creative limits of the industry. Memphis became a symbol of new design. Its influence is still clear in various sectors of production and beyond. Additional info: - Collection: Memphis Milano - Designer: Martine Bedin - Year: 1981 - Floor lamp. Structure in painted sheet steel. One bulb 12V, 50W. - Size: W 40, D 40, H 200 cm - Additional Lighting Info: Please note that this item is wired in 220 V for the standard EU light socket. - Purchased products are shipped with forms of authenticity by Memphis Milano, as well as a metal plaque which contains the signature of the designer, and the year which the product was originally designed in. - Pricing: Prices do not include VAT.

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Trends are cyclical, and even the ones that distinguish an era find a way of returning back in vogue. Memphis Groups design's are a perfect example of how a movement that had top praise during the 80s, could once again regain its admiration in present day 2020. Memphis Milano is the powerful cultural phenomenon of the 1980s that revolutionized creative and commercial logics in design. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and a group of young designers and architects, in Milan, coupled in the years by famous designers from the international scene, Memphis turned upside down all of the existing parameters on living. Ettore Sottsass as the backbone of the group, design gained a new concept and expression through new shapes, materials and patterns, expanding the creative limits of the industry. Memphis became a symbol of New Design. Its influence is still clear in various sectors of production and beyond.
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