Designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua & Paola di Arianello, 2014 Made in Italy by Artemide
Available in all formats and 3 body sizes, Empatia is marriage of art and science. The hand-blown glass diffuser displays an ombré progression of opacity from transparent to frosted from base to top allowing efficient light diffusion without glare.
The white-painted bottom plate within the diffuser reflects light created by the internal LED “pipe”
The die-cast aluminum base holds a touch dimmer.
Materials: • Base in painted white die-cast aluminum. • Diffuser in handblown glass, clear towards the ceiling or wall and frosted at the bottom to allow reflection of the light without glaring and without losing efficiency. • Light pipe in transparent low absorption coefficient methacrylate guides the light to the diffuser Plate within diffuser in painted white aluminum to reflect light