As an icon of Italian design, Tizio graces the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It stands proud amongst the most celebrated icons of modern lighting, effortlessly blending function with style.
Adjustable counterbalanced arms and head in painted aluminum. The innovation of Tizio is its construction: a transformer in the lamp base powers a lamp through rods and buttons. Besides having a structural function, the rods carry electrical current without electric cables.
Arms in aluminum
Arm spacer bars in chromed steel with molded thermoplastic insulators
Counter weights in die-cast zinc
Head in die-cast aluminum with inner high efficiency reflector in anodized aluminum, (halogen bulb has protective glass lens)
Base in polyphenylene ether (PPE) and polystyrene (PS)