design by Ettore Sottsass
The unique honeycomb grill of Calipso was generated by feeding a photo of the moon into an image-based algorithm found on a seemingly extinct computer. The resulting fractal shape, an impure geometry that displays the irregular beauty of nature, is built from an organic honeycomb of circles of varying diameters, seemingly arranged in a random geometry.
This honeycomb characterizes the lamp both aesthetically and optically - not only is it visually pleasing, but it also provides an even and comfortable light emission. The result is a highly emotional lighting object that joins together optical and aesthetic intelligence. A product positioned perfectly halfway between home and professional use, Calipso is suited to a variety of applications. It meets Artemide's standard of delivering high performance lighting with a unique and emotional expressiveness.
FinishDiffuser: RedBody: YellowBase: Grey
Dimension15.35" Base Dia. x 78.74" H
Lamping45W 2700K 90 CRI Integrated LED
ShippingThis item is special ordered from Italy. Please allow 10 to 16 weeks to ship. No modifications or cancellations will be accepted.
Warranty5 year Limited warranty
Made in Italy
Return PolicyAll sales are final, and not eligible for return. We accept returns for exchange for items damaged in transit, or if the item is defective.