Super Archi Moon

by Flos

In 1976, Gaetano Pesce designed a classic “architectural” luminaire of gigantic proportions. Philippe Starck, who adores surrealism and oversized objects, would have wanted to possess one. Since he did not succeed, he said that he could enlarge the a

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Super Archi Moon
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Flos

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In 1976, Gaetano Pesce designed a classic “architectural” luminaire of gigantic proportions. Philippe Starck, who adores surrealism and oversized objects, would have wanted to possess one. Since he did not succeed, he said that he could enlarge the architectural lamp he had designed for Flos. “I went to Piero Gandini”, he writes in his compendium with the pink cover, (Starck, Explications, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2003) ”the admirable owner of Flos, who is always ready to dare, and said to him, why don’t we make it bigger? He answered that it would be expensive. I know, I don’t like expensive things, but we could make an exception, I added”.

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