In 1962, Milanese architect Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, created for Italian company Flos, which became a classic in decor, arc floor lamp. As its name suggests, in its original design, foot arched steel is supported by a base of Carrara marble makes counterweight.
What they created it? Intention had arc floor lamp in beginning, was to illuminate a table from about two meters away. Its purpose was not to disturb guests, thus projecting light from above. As mobile is not subject to a fixed point such as lamps ceiling, which makes it more practical. Bow was manufactured in several sections of stainless steel “U” hidden telescopically inside each other.
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As for screen it consists of two pieces, one of which is fixed and hemispherical. It is perforated for ventilation of bulb. Other part is a ring of mobile aluminum, which is supported on first to direct light according to height of last section of arc floor lamp.
With respect to its size, I tell you that reaches two meters and 32 centimeters at its highest point. Its width can be about 2 meters and 20 centimeters. Base is 24x18x55 cm. As for screen, can be placed at 1.45 or 1.75 meters from floor and 32 cm in diameter