Megaron LED Floor Lamp by Gianfranco Frattini for Artemide

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Artemide
$ 1,505.00
Color
Polished Aluminum
Black
LED

The Artemide Megaron Floor LED is the new modern edition of the design classic by Gianfranco Frattini from 1979. 

The elegant uplighter convinces with its timeless outer appearance that houses the modern LED technology. However, the lighting properties known from the sister model are preserved in their entirety. 

Polished aluminum or black colors. Dimmer on body.


Available in Very Warm (2700K) or Warm (3000K) 45W LED Integrated Light Source.

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Gianfranco Frattini was born in Padua, Italy on May 15, 1926. He graduated with a degree in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano in 1953.

Frattini opened his own professional practice in Milan, after having worked in the office of his teacher and mentor Giò Ponti. Frattini became an industrial designer by default when he lacked appropriate lighting and furniture for his interiors. His collaboration with Cesare Cassina for his namesake company started in 1954, followed by collaborations with many other manufacturers, such as Bernini, Acerbis, Fantoni, Artemide (for whom among others pieces with Livio Castiglioni he designed the historic Boalum lamp), Luci, Knoll, Lema and many others. In 1956 he co-founded Associazione per il Disegno Industriale and throughout his career he practiced both industrial design and architecture, focusing mostly on interiors. He was a board member of the Triennale. Great connoisseur of wood craftsmanship, he forged a long and fruitful professional partnership with the master craftsman from Bovisio Masciago (Milan), Pierluigi Ghianda.

Frattini won many professional awards and prizes, among them the prestigious Compasso d'Oro.

Gianfranco Frattini died in Milan, Italy on April 6, 2004.