Toobe Lamp by Kartell
designed by Ferruccio Laviani
This strikingly modern lamp is available in both table and floor versions. Toobe emits a soft, warm glow with a unique smoke effect caused by Kartell lighting and coloring technology. The Toobe Lamp has an environmentally friendly bulb that lasts up to ten times longer and consums a fifth less electricity that conventional incandescent bulbs. This modern lamp by Kartell has handle inside the lamp body makes it mobile.
About the Designer
Born in 1960, Ferruccio Laviani studied both architecture and design in Milan, graduating with a degree in architecture in 1986. Soon thereafter, he took part in the "12 Newcomers" Memphis collection in 1986 and the "Living on Earth" Memphis collection in 1987, launching his career with ties to the colorful and idiosyncratic design movement. Laviani went on to design whimsical, colorful furniture and objects that reminds us of its exuberant and expressive mission.
Ferruccio Laviani marks the transition between his generation and those before him through his collaborations with his elders and mentors. He's worked with Kartell, Foscarini, Achille Castiglioni, and Ettore Sottsass. Along with his talented colleagues, Laviani exemplifies the best of Italian design, present and future.
About the Manufacturer
Creativity and technology, glamour and functionality, quality and innovation: a combination of extraordinary factors together with a strategic vision of distribution has contributed to the lasting success of Kartell. By cultural and entrepreneurial choice, since its origins in 1949 the Italian manufacturer has chosen to characterize itself as the market leader in the production of designers articles which use technology and plastic materials. This choice requires a great understanding of materials and transformation technology. A leader in furniture design, Kartell addresses an international audience with a collection unique in originality, variety, size, and range.
Materials & Measurements
Frame: transparent or batch-dyed PMMA
Table Lamp Version: 21.75" h x 8" diameter
Floor Lamp Version: 67.5" h x 8" diameter
Bulb not included
The Toobe Lamp has an environmentally friendly bulb that lasts up to ten times longer and consumes a fifth less electricity that conventional incandescent bulbs.