Fontana Arte Bilia Table Light 1932


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Fontana Arte Bilia Table Light 1932

Designed: 1932

Nothing more than a sphere, set in an apparently impossible feat of balance, upon a cone that serves as the base. One of Gio Ponti’s many compositional magic tricks, designed in 1932. The counterbalancing of two elementary geometric forms results in an original, perfectly proportioned object. An unpretentious composition, enriched by the extraordinary balance of its proportions and the stylish discretion of non-reflective materials. The light is diffused and valorized by the geometrical simplicity of the design. In designing Bilia, Gio Ponti imagined a smaller version in a range of “spray colours”. From those handwritten notes of the original project, Fontana Arte presents Bilia Mini in new breath-taking chromatic variations.

Table lamp with diffused light and dimmable by switch button. Frame made of brushed nickel-plated metal. Diffuser made of white blown glass with satin-finish. Transparent power cable, dimmer and plug. Bulb not included.

Bulb: LED 1x6W E14 (2700K, 470Lm) or HA 1x46W E14 (2700K, 700Lm) (not included).

Size: H 43 cm, Dia 20 cm.