An honors graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Rico Espinet started as a sculptor. His interest in objects soon evolved to installations in which the placement of the sculpture became as important as the objects themselves. Lighting was an integral part of these installations, defining space and heightening the overall experience. Rico Espinet features lamps and fixtures for Robert Abbey Lighting, Inc. that couples perspicuous line and warm, often atmospheric light into collections that affirm their environment. Drawing from his background in sculpture, architecture, and a fascination with the beauty of mundane objects, Rico Espinet's lighting is rooted in a generous vocabulary of form. Although Rico Espinet continues to extend his collection, his first designs are still classics. The Monk Lamp, originally fashioned with a microphone base and plumbing pipe, was a homemade reading lamp Espinet had made for himself. When a photo shoot by Todd Eberle of Espinet’s studio landed the lamp in both a House & Garden article and a Hunter Douglas ad campaign, Robert Abbey invited him to design a line to manufacture. The Scribe Lamp, influenced by the Monk Lamp was his first design for Robert Abbey Lighting, Inc.
|Product Type: Standard||Style: Modern|
|Base Finish: Nickel||Shade Color: White|
|Material: Metal||Bulb Type: Incandescent|
|Switch Type: Dimmer||Country of Manufacture: Imported|
Questions & Answers
Robert Abbey Ovo Floor Lamp
Trudy from Flemington, NJ– Verified Buyer
This is the second such lamp I bought. Gorgeous modern design. Superb quality.
sleek, modern, great looking
Fred from San Diego, CA– Verified Buyer
It's even better than we thought it would be. It's simple, sleek lines are a great look for the contemporary or more modern home.
very useful floor lam
long walker from north east– Verified Buyer
I am using this tidy floor lamp in a small bedroom between a bed and a desk.