Arco Floor Lamp Achille Castiglioni (Italian, 1918–2002) and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni (Italian, 1913–1968) 1962. Marble and stainless steel, (maximum): 95 1/8 x 84 x 12 1/4 (241.6 x 213.4 x 31.1 cm) (minimum): 95 1/8 x 81 1/2 x 12 1/4 (241.6 x 207 x 31.1 cm). Manufactured by Flos S.p.A. Gift of the manufacturer
Michael Anastassiades creates lights from glowing spheres
The Multi-Lite was first drawn in 1972 when Louis Weisdorf (DK) did an exception to his own design custom of using multiple repeating elements. Instead it reflects his passion for diversity. Two cylindrical shapes lay the foundation of the lamp and a metal ring encompasses it and anchors the two quarter-spherical shades, which ultimately completes a picture of an iconic design with multiple purposes.