Suspension lamp, an extension of the range of the Copernico series. Copernico is obtained from a single laser-cut sheet of anodized aluminium; when off the device appears completely flat. The modest volume and weight significantly reduce energy use during the transportation and storage phase. The articulation with copper contacts (patent pending) allows the power supply to pass between the concentric ellipses that make up the structure, and enables these to be rotated independently over 360°. LED/27W.
- Made in anodized aluminum
- 7 concentric mobile rings obtained from an aluminum plate support a circuit of 384 LEDs
- Max Cable Length (Standard): 200 cm / 78 3/4 Inch
- Max Cable Length (Extended): 548 cm / 216 Inch
- Diameter: 49 cm / 19 5/16 Inch
- LED 23W 3000K >80 CRI
- Integrated light source
- Dimmable 2-Wire (also compatible with 0-10V dimming)
- The rings rotate independently on two different axes enabling light to be directed
- Numerous spatial configurations can be obtained by adjusting the rings as needed
- When the device is closed up it is completely flat
- cULus Listed
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Artemide Copernico 500 Suspension Lamp (o) Designed by:
- Carlotta de Bevilacqua , 2012
- Paolo Dell Elce , 2012
Carlotta de Bevilacqua
Born in Italy, Carlotta de Bevilacqua graduated in 1983 with an architecture degree from the Politecnico in Milan. As a designer she developed important research on lighting, developing innovative concepts and products for Artemide. Until 2004 Carlotta de Bevilacqua was Chief Executive Officer for the Brand Strategy & Development organization within the Artemide Group, with responsibilities in the areas of marketing, communication, and long-term vision.
Carlotta de Bevilacqua’s work ranges from architecture to interior and product design. Her clients include Artemide and Danese.
Paolo Dell'Elce (1983) is an Industrial designer based in Milano, Italy specialized in furniture, lighting and product design. His work has been published internationally, has received design awards including a honorable mention for 2014 Compasso d'Oro and the Red Dot Award: Product Design, and has been exhibited in prestigious institutions as Triennale di Milano, Museo Poldi Pezzoli in Milan, Museo dell’Ara Pacis in Rome, Kunstraum Muenchen in Munich.
From 2011 to 2014 he has been Creative Director of historic Italian company Danese Milano. Clients, among others, include Artemide, David Chipperfield Architects, Humanscale. Since 2007 he has collaborated with designer Carlotta de Bevilacqua, with whom he developed numerous projects in the fields of product and lighting design.
His work focuses on researching new and undefined typologies of products to meet the needs of contemporary life and support emerging activities in home and office environments.