Giulio Iacchetti has been working in the field of industrial design since 1992. He combines this work with lecturing and teaching duties in a number of universities and design schools. He has received many awards amongst which (with Matteo Ragni) the "Compasso dÆOro" (Golden Compass) in 2001 for the "Moscardino" multipurpose biodegradable fork, which today is part of the permanent exhibition of design at the MoMA in New York. In 2009 he received the "Premio dei Premi" (Prize of Prizes) from the President of the Italian Republic for the innovative "Design alla Coop" project, which sought to apply design related themes to large chain stores. In May 2009 he opened the series of exhibitions dedicated to young designers at the Triennale design museum in Milan, with a personal display titled "Giulio Iacchetti. Oggetti disobbedienti".Tropico had a decidedly sculptural presence that produces an all embracing, atmospheric light, thanks to the inner cylinder that filters and spreads the luminous fluorescent flow. The personality of the light can be further emphasized by inserting one of the optional filters, choice of a cold violet or a warm orange, to add color variation that exalts the internal volume of the lamp. Obtain a number of forms and dimensions with Tropico’s modularity, which allows for endless combinations by altering the diameter and adjusting the succession of rings.
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Foscarini Tropico - Sphera
The Foscarini keynote is research, into forms and materials, as well as ideas. Established in 1981 in Venice, Foscarini started out by exploring the opportunities offered by Murano glass. The management assures brand identity and coherence by careful conservation of its Murano heritage, whilst being ever ready to consider new objectives and to exercise its rare capacity for talent scouting.
The company works with both established designers who've created new trends and with younger, emerging exponents of alternative styles and approaches. This makes for a highly original catalogue and one of the most varied in the sector. Over the years, the range of materials used has expanded to include satin-finished glass, polyethylene, wood and aluminium, as well as patented materials such as an exclusive textured glass-tissue and carbone fibre composite.