Vigo reinterprets the concept of an old-fashioned street light for domestic environment. Consisting of dual overlapping cones with one placed inside and flush with its mate. The inner cone is made of black metal while the outer is transparent, hand-blown borosilicate glass. Together, the cones produce aesthetic contrast but work in unison to shape, direct and diffuse light. David Chipperfield's comprehensive Vigo family includes three variations for floor, wall and suspension.
- Body and structure in Painted Aluminum
- Diffuser in Borosilicate Glass with Anti-glare
- Height: 22 cm / 8 11/16 Inch
- Diameter: 13 cm / 5 1/8 Inch
- Max Cable Length: 200 cm / 78 3/4 Inch
- LED (Non Integrated) ONLY max 10W GU10
- Bulb not included
- Dimmable 2-Wire
- Black finish
- cULus Listed
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Artemide Vigo Suspension Lamp Designed by:
- David Chipperfield
Nationality: United Kingdom
Chipperfield was born in London in 1953, and graduated in 1976 from Kingston School of Art in London. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association (AA) in London, receiving his diploma in architecture in 1977. He worked in the offices of several notable architects, including Douglas Stephen, Norman Foster and Richard Rogers, before founding his own firm, David Chipperfield Architects, in 1985. As a young architect Chipperfield championed the historically-attuned, place-specific work of continental architects such as Moneo, Snozzi and Siza through the 9H Gallery situated in the front room of his London office.