The father of Artemide, Ernesto Gismondi propelled his involvement in the Memphis Design movement into profoundly revolutionizing the field of lighting design in both Italy and the world. Born on Christmas Day, Gismondi began his career as an Aeronautical Engineer. Bringing industrial concepts, materials and finishes into lighting designs for both domestic and public space underlines Gismondi’s adherence to meaningful innovation. Recognizing his international contributions to the field of lighting manufacture, he was awarded a Compasso d’Oro lifetime achievement award in 1995.
A wall “spot” light providing adjustable direct lighting, Jet is composed of a flexible iron arm lathed in aluminum. PMMA lens.
Galvanized metal back plate, integrated driver, vertical mounting only.
-Body in lathed aluminum.
-Wall mounted plate in galvanized metal with on/off push switch.