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Pileino Lamp

Pair of "Pileino" Table Lamps By Gae Aulenti For Artemide, 1972
By Gae Aulenti
Located in High Wycombe, GB
A Pair of Original Mid Century Modern Italian "Pileino" Electric Table Lamps Designed by Gae
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Metal

A Pair of Pileino Table Lamps by Gae Aulenti for Artemide
By Gae Aulenti
Located in Berlin, BE
Gae Aulenti designed the 'Pileino' lamp in 1972 for an Italian design exhibition at MoMa, New York
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Two Pileino Table Lamps by Gae Aulenti for Artemide
By Artemide, Gae Aulenti
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two Pileino table lamps by Gae Aulenti for Artemide. Designed and manufactured in Italy, 1972
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Italian Modernist "Pileino" Table Lamp by Gae Aulenti for Artemide
By Artemide, Gae Aulenti
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Petite "Pileino" table lamp designed by Italian architect and designer, Gae Aulenti for Artemide in
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Enamel

Pair of White Gae Aulenti "Pileino" Desk Lamps for Artemide, 1972
By Gae Aulenti
Located in Berlin, DE
A Pair of Gae Aulenti "Pileino" desk lamps produced by Artemide. One of Gae Aulenti's most iconic
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

1st Ed. "Pileino" table lamp designed by Gae Aulenti for Artemide, Italy 1972
By Gae Aulenti
Located in Milano, IT
Pileino table lamp designed by Gae Aulenti for Artemide, Italy 1972. This is a rare first edition
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Gad Aulenti Table Lamp for Artemide
By Gae Aulenti
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The "Pileino" is a small, versatile table lamp that allows the user to change both light intensity
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Gae Aulenti for Artemide "Pilenio" Table Lamp, Italy, 1970s
By Artemide, Gae Aulenti
Located in Naples, IT
Very rare table lamp Mod. 'Pileino' designed by Gae Aulenti for Artemide in the 1970s in Italy
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

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Pair of "Pileino" Lamps by Gae Aulenti for Artemide, Italy, 1972
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Pileino Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic pileino lamp available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, plastic and aluminum, every pileino lamp was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect pileino lamp — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A pileino lamp made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — is very popular.

How Much is a Pileino Lamp?

A pileino lamp can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,500, while the lowest priced sells for $1,167 and the highest can go for as much as $2,764.

Gae Aulenti for sale on 1stDibs

The Italian architect and designer Gae Aulenti will forever be best remembered for her work with museums, in particular her 1980–86 renovation of a Beaux Arts Paris train station to create the galleries of the Musée d’Orsay. Aulenti — whose first name, short for Gaetana, is pronounced “guy” — should also be recalled for her tough intellectual spirit and for working steadily when few women found successful architectural careers in postwar Italy.

After she graduated from the Milan Polytechic in 1954, Aulenti opened an architectural office. She also joined the staff of the progressive architectural magazine Casabella, whose editorial line was that the establishment, orthodox modernism of Le Corbusier and the Bauhaus, had outlived it usefulness. When their movement for fresh approaches to architecture and design received a sympathetic hearing, Aulenti found patrons — most prominently Gianni Agnelli, of Fiat, who later employed her to renovate the Palazzo Grassi in Venice for use as an arts exhibition space.

Commissions for showrooms and other corporate spaces brought Aulenti to furniture design. She felt that furniture should never dominate a room. Her chairs and sofas — low-slung, with rounded enameled metal frames and ample seats — and tables, particularly her 1972 marble Jumbo coffee table for Knoll, project solidity and sturdiness. In lighting design, however, Aulenti is bravura.

Each work has a marvelous sculptural presence. Pieces such as her Pipistrello table lamp and Quadrifoglio pendant are a perfect marriage of organically shaped glass and high-tech fixtures. Others have a futuristic elegance — and some even have a touch of personality. Aulenti’s Pileino and La Ruspa table lamps each look almost like little robots. Her lighting pieces are an artful grace note in the career of a woman who believed in strength.

Find vintage Gae Aulenti armchairs, coffee tables and other furniture on 1stDibs.

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After launching in 1934, Anglepoise lamps soon became a favorite among modernist architects and designers, who interpreted the fixture as “a machine for lighting,” just as Le Corbusier had reimagined the house as “a machine for living in.” The popular task light owed to a collaboration between a vehicle-suspension engineer by the name of George Carwardine and a West Midlands springs manufacturer, Herbert Terry & Sons

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If you are looking for something more contemporary, industrial table lamps are demonstrative of a newly chic style that isn’t afraid to pay homage to the past. They look particularly at home in any rustic loft space amid exposed brick and steel beams.

Before you buy a desk lamp or table lamp for your living room, consider your lighting needs. The Snoopy lamp, designed in 1967, or any other “banker’s lamp” (shorthand for the Emeralite desk lamps patented by H.G. McFaddin and Company), provides light at a downward angle that is perfect for writing, while the Fontana table lamp and the beloved Grasshopper lamp by Greta Magnusson-Grossman each yield a soft and even glow. Some table lamps require lampshades to be bought separately.

Whether it’s a classic antique Tiffany table lamp, a Murano glass table lamp or even a bold avant-garde fixture custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the right one for you on 1stDibs.