Model 2065 Pendant Lamp – Astep

Model 2065 Pendant Lamp – Astep

from 1,650.00

Maker: Flos with Sarfatti for Astep | Denmark
Designer: Gino Sarfatti | Italy
Year: 1950 / 2016 reissue

The 2065 was designed by Gino Sarfatti in 1950 and re-introduced by Astep in 2016. The simplicity of the design and lightness of the materials makes for an elegant and free-floating luminaire. 

Model 2065 consists of a diffuser made of two joined opalescent methacrylate saucers, suspended from the ceiling with a black painted aluminium canopy. The model has been featured in a number of significant interior projects by Italian architects such as Vito Latis and Vittoriano Viganò, and became a widely popular model within the Arteluce Collection.

About Astep / After decades of iconic forward forcused lighting designs, the Sarfatti tradition is continued into a third generation. At the heart of Astep is the desire to step into the future and embrace new technology while maintaining the utmost reverence for what has been – coupling the work of great minds of the past with the great minds of the present.

Attributes:
- 20th Century Design Icon
- Made in Italy

Dimensions:
- ø 50cm, H 54.6cm

Materials:
- Methacrylate (acrylic) and painted aluminium

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Made by Astep / Flos

After decades of iconic forward focused lighting designs, the Sarfatti tradition is continued into a third generation. At the heart of Astep is the desire to step into the future and embrace new technology while maintaining the utmost reverence for what has been – coupling the work of great minds of the past with the great minds of the present.

Astep is a design company that brings to the domestic landscape, the experience, knowledge and the future-oriented outlook that has been nurtured in founder Alessandro Sarfatti's family for three generations, and bridges it with the latest developments in digital technologies.

Astep represents an admiration for timeless inventions: objects that – regardless of when they were designed or made – retain their edge, their capacity to affect our lives, advancing the manner in which we live.
— Alessandro Sarfatti | Astep Founder
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Designed by Gino Sarfatti

Born in Venice in 1912, Gino Sarfatti studied to become an aeronautical engineer until family circumstances compelled him to relocate to Milan where he had his first encounter with lighting, an engineering project to transform a glass vase into a lamp. 

This encounter with lighting design and engineering shaped the path of his life. In 1939 Gino Sarfatti founded his company Arteluce, which brought lighting into the 20th century combining innovative ideas with groundbreaking design.

Throughout his celebrated career, Gino Sarfatti explored and was inspired by new product typologies, innovative materials, lighting technologies, and production techniques. His hybrid talent as a designer and engineer enabled him to created refined products in both aesthetics and function.

 
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