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Parentesi 50

Design by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzu , 1971
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Parentesi by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù, Flos releases two new editions in Turquoise and Orange Signal.Born out of a 1971 collaboration between Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù, the Parentesi was named for the parenthesis symbola visual reference to the nickel-plated shaped tube that lives on a floor-to-ceiling steel cable. The steel cable can reach up to 157", and the tube allows the lamp head to move vertically along the cable to achieve a customized height. The head fixture is injection-molded black elastomer, equipped with a switch. The Parentesi provides direct lighting.Dimmer is included.Inspiration behind the design: "Pio Manzù had the original idea for Parentiesi, explains Achille Castiglioni. He thought up a fixed vertical boom and a cylindrical box with a slot for the light, which went up and down: you stopped it with a screw. He replaced the boom with a metal cord that, when bent, creates friction and enables the lamp to be in position without requiring any screws."
FU560175
Parentesi 50
Design by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzu , 1971
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Parentesi by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù, Flos releases two new editions in Turquoise and Orange Signal.Born out of a 1971 collaboration between Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù, the Parentesi was named for the parenthesis symbola visual reference to the nickel-plated shaped tube that lives on a floor-to-ceiling steel cable. The steel cable can reach up to 157", and the tube allows the lamp head to move vertically along the cable to achieve a customized height. The head fixture is injection-molded black elastomer, equipped with a switch. The Parentesi provides direct lighting.Dimmer is included.Inspiration behind the design: "Pio Manzù had the original idea for Parentiesi, explains Achille Castiglioni. He thought up a fixed vertical boom and a cylindrical box with a slot for the light, which went up and down: you stopped it with a screw. He replaced the boom with a metal cord that, when bent, creates friction and enables the lamp to be in position without requiring any screws."
FU560175
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Specifications
Material
Plastic and Steel
Environments
Indoor dry location
Power
120W
Cord Length
157 inches
Light source type
Bulb
Dimmable
Dimmer Integrated
Item code
FU560175
Voltage
120V
Weight
11.13lb
Certification
Certification
Measurements
Measurements 0
Included light source
Warranty
1-2 year warranty

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