Artemide Tolomeo – continually developed restraint
Die Artemide Tolomeo run is aimed at expedience and usability. This approach leads to a design dominated by elegant practicality and unobtrusive appearance.
The series’ beginnings reach as far back as 1987. Since then, the Italian distributor Artemide
has constantly developed the Tolomeo family. The practical design of a Tolomeo fixture that focuses on the improvement of usability also encompasses details and creates a sober, purposeful look. Artemide Tolomeo
avoids design just for the eye. Instead, it directs the emphasis on usability. Tolomeo lamps are designed in neutral colours and are optimized regarding durability and lighting effect, leading to a visual understatement. All versions of the Artemide Tolomeo family provide anti-glare lighting that convinces with a nice colour spectrum.
Table lamps of the Artemide Tolomeo Tavolo
series are based on the classic 1987 version, which is the composition of design legend Michele de Lucchi. Each one of these lamps is a prime example of clean elegance. Paired with excellent functionality, a fixture from this assortment represents the ideal lighting solution for almost any area. Thanks to an infinitely adjustable arm that is stabilized by a spring balancing system, it can directed to the desired working space. And, in so doing, adapted to personal needs. Even more flexibility is supplied by the light head of this evergreen, that’s turnable in all directions and so guarantees optimally zoned, anti-glare light distribution. On demand this table lamp can also be ordered with a table clamp, realizing application without occupying space on the desk. The advantage of a non-tilting floor stand version: an optical emphasis, that has a balancing impact on the whole structure.
The Artemide Tolomeo family has many branches. For example the Artemide Tolomeo Mega
series with lamp shades made of satin or parchment. These floor, table and pendant luminaires, many of them decorated with prizes such as Compasso d'Oro-ADI and Red Dot Award, belong to the figureheads of Artemide
. Or the reading lamps, which you find under Artemide Tolomeo Lettura. Other fixture are convincing, because they are not just flexible, perfectly shaped and filigree, but also due to their modesty regarding place requirement; you will find them unter Artemide Tolomeo Micro. Still others are fitted with the light source of the future, the LED. These energy efficient and environmentally friendly fixtures are part of the Artemide Tolomeo LED family
The Artemide Tolomeo Mega Soecail Edition - Black with dimmer
symbolises a special showpiece. This majestic floor lamp comes as a limited edition and gets its special appeal from a coating of black varnish – spreading its splendid, dignified aura to the immediate environment. Furthermore, this arc light can be directed in all directions and so provides illumination where it is desired.
Many models of the Artemide Tolomeo series
are additionally equipped with outlets on the light heqad, so that some light escapes upward, avoiding stark transitions from bright to dark and adding to a nice atmosphere in the room.