Design Ernesto Gismondi, 2006 Spun aluminum, stainless steel, glass, thermoplastic Made in Italy by Artemide
The Nur suspension lamp is a series of luminaires in various sizes, colors and lighting options. The Nur 1618 suspension lamp features a large deep dome shaped body/diffuser in spun aluminum, available in charcoal grey or natural anodized aluminum finish with a sanded glass at the top of the dome. The ceiling canopy is in steel with a grey thermoplastic cover and stainless steel cables. Mounts to standard electrical junction boxes.
The "Metamorfosi" version is a technological breakthrough, providing an ambient light in endless graduations of color atmospheres. An apparatus consisting of parabolic projecting reflectors, dichroic filters in red, green, and blue (Metamorfosi 3), and with halogen lamp sources, controlled separately and simultaneously by a patented microprocessor and remote control.
Gismondi has played a significant role in progressive design circles. An Italian designer and engineer, he previously studied aeronautical & aerospace studies in Milan. He co-founded Artemide with Sergio Mazza in 1959 and designed a variety of lights. He resided as the president of the progressive Memphis design group, vice president of ADI, involved with the Milan Triennale and connected with a number of ministerial commissions on design.
halogen: 78.75" max hang | diffuser: 14.2" dia. | 11.25" h | UL listed | bulb included includes 1x200W R7s HAL bulb