Extravagant lamps with an inimitable aura: Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer
A beautiful pendant light with countless aluminium filaments forming the surface, the Catellani & Smith
Fil de Fer is a light that provides depth, interest and eye catching appeal.
Made entirely of high quality aluminium, the Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer pendant light
manage to create a huge visual impact while weighing just 2 kg. The body of a Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer is meticulously handmade from aluminium wires, which criss-cross the entire globe shaped lamp. So each member of this collection is a truly unique specimen. Available in either a gold or silver finish, this lamp sparkles in any setting. Shimmering light from the halogen bulbs nested inside escapes through the loose metal weave and highlights the lovely metallic accents. The Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer
is available in many different lamp options for various settings.
Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer instils a sense of lightness and glamour to a room thanks to the texture of the woven aluminium wires. The interplay between the light and shadows it creates on ceiling and walls adds even more drama to the space. The Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer Terra is a floor lamp
that works wonderfully as accent lighting in living rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms. For room lighting, the Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer Sospensione
hangs as a pendant light from the ceiling, casting soft illumination throughout the space, for example a bedroom.
The wall lights
Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer Parete/Soffitto provides the living room with atmospheric illumination and act as an attractive eye catcher at the same time, adding style and ambience to the room. Since it also serves as a ceiling light, this luminaire transforms tables in the kitchen in beautiful island of light.
For exterior functions, the Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer Outdoor
is designed to hold up to the elements. The floor light provides an incomparable lighting scenario on your patio, balcony or in the garden. But an outdoor area like a lawn, a flower bed or a forecourt also benefit from the interplay between the light and shadows that this expressive eye catcher unfolds when it is switched on. Especially as a night lighting this modern classic unleashes an alluring play of light that captivates the fascination of the viewer. A Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer is available in many sizes. Whether alone or in an assembly, this “disco balls” lit by a myriad of halogen lamps scattered inside the sphere give the environment an inimitable character.
Its extraordinary appearance reminded the designer Enzo Cattelani "of the lightweight, rolling tumble weeds, blown by the wind in the Mexican desert". At first, Catellani & Smith Fil de Fer
could only be admired at museum and private collections. Only after massive customer feedback, the Italian Enzo Catellani and the Englishman Logan Smith decided in 2002 to make Fil de Fer lights accessible to private customers too.