Established in 1960, The Artemide Group is at the forefront of contemporary lighting manufacture excelling in design, sustainability and advanced technology. Internationally renowned, the Italian-made products are featured in the finest hotels, restaurants, museums, theatres, offices, commercial spaces, public areas and private residences around the world. Creating some of the most recognisable design icons, Artemide has collaborated with leading international designers including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Ross Lovegrove, Gio Ponti, Naoto Fukasawa, Karim Rashid and Aldo Rossi. Known for The Human Light philosophy, Artemide employs its forward-thinking lighting research capabilities to support people in their daily lives and to promote general wellbeing.
Since its debut in Vienna, the Solar Tree has sprouting on some of Europe's most famous thoroughfares – including Milan's Piazza della Scala, Paris's Champs Elysees and during Frankfurt's Light+Building 2008.