A1043

Paris, FR

About A1043

A1043 isn’t just a gallery. It is a selection of objects that share a guiding principle: an expectation of quality, design, manufacture, and sometimes a story. Our work is not simply to sell; it is above all to advise. A piece of furniture, an object, can’t be bought simply because it meets a certain utilitarian need. In that case the purchase made is the wrong one, because on its own it cannot be enough. Beyond the simple use that can be made of it, we buy an object because it adds a little bit of soul. You don’t buy a Gino Sarfatti lamp in the same way as you would buy...Read More

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Martinelli Luce, Elio Martinelli
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Table Lamps
Metal
Elio Martinelli is one of these great designers but whose notoriety remains to be built. Associated with his father at the origin of the company Martinelli Luce, this one conceives i...
Driade, George Sowden
2000-2009 Italy Vases
Ceramic
We all know the work of George Sowden since the first radical lamps of the 70s. His work was then unanimously recognized in the 80s when he was part of the Memphis group. Since the 1...
Yonel Lebovici
Vintage 1980-1989 France Table Lamps
Metal, Acrylic
Amazing pair of lamps with ingenious system of height adjustment. The acrylic triangle slides on the stem and varies the height of the lampshade. Close to the work of Yonel Lebovici.
Georges Frydman
Vintage 1960-1969 France Table Lamps
Metal, Wood
Painted metal table lamp with painted wood base, equipped with a Perspex diffuser. The whole lamp pivots 360° around its central axis. The switch, invisible at first glance, is cleve...
Ettore Sottsass, Yamagiwa
Vintage 1980-1989 Japan Table Lamps
Metal
Lighting is not the most developed design category in the works of Ettore Sottass Jr. Nevertheless his lights can be particularly compelling. Invited by the Japanese brand Yamagiwa, ...
Martine Bedin
1990-1999 France Buffets
Padouk
In the late 1980s, Martine Bedin began to consider “unique and special furniture without the help of industry.” It was also at this time that she left Italy to return to her native r...
Alessandro Mendini
Vintage 1980-1989 Italy Vases
Ceramic
In the 1980s, Aurelio Zanotta founded Zabro (Zanotta Brothers) with Alessandro Mendini and Studio Alchimia. This experimental workshop aimed to conserve Italian Craft heritage while ...
Candle, Milan
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Table Lamps
Metal
Sculptural desk lamp offering diffused light in painted and chrome steel.
Nemo Editions (Alain Domingo & Francois Scali)
Vintage 1980-1989 France Table Lamps
Metal, Acrylic
Very delicate aluminium and PMMA pair of lamps. The PMMA disk slides on the stem and changes the light. We are not sure about the designers but the colors are the ones often used by ...
Galerie Neotu
Vintage 1980-1989 France Chairs
Leather, Wrought Iron
Pierre Staudenmeyer is a legendary gallery owner who, with Gérard Dalmon, founded Néotù Gallery in the 80s. This major gallery owner nonetheless designed high-quality objects includi...
Michele De Lucchi, Memphis Milano
Vintage 1980-1989 Italy Chairs
Steel, Silk, Plywood
The Riviera chair from Michele de Lucchi is probably the most faithful object to the avant-garde home appliance prototypes that he designed in 1979 for the firm Girmi. Respecting the...
Philippe Starck
Vintage 1980-1989 France Floor Lamps
Wood
Philippe Starck describes Soudain le Sol Trembla (Suddenly the Ground Shook) as a floor lamp that always falls. It is said and we will not come back to that. In 1981 Philippe Starck ...

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