Parentesi Suspension Light by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzu for Flos For Sale
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Parentesi Suspension Light by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzu for Flos

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Parentesi Suspension Light by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù. Originally designed in Italy in 1971. The iconic Parentesi was named for the parenthesis symbol—a visual reference to the nickel-plated shaped tube that lives on a floor-to-ceiling steel cable. The steel cable can reach up to 157", and the tube allows the lamp head to move vertically along the cable to achieve a customized height. The head fixture is injection-molded black elastomer, equipped with a switch. The Parentesi provides direct lighting and is available in black, nickel, or red. Takes one 120W BR-40 Medium Reflector Flood Incandescent which is not Included. This light is UL certified.

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Details

  • Creator
    Achille Castiglioni (Designer), Flos (Manufacturer)
  • Production type
    Current Production
  • Production time
    It will take 5-6 weeks to make this piece
  • Of the Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    120W BR-40 Medium Reflector Incandescent bulb. Parentesi is dimmable
  • Dimensions

    H 157 in. x Dm 4.3 in.

    H 398.78 cm x Dm 10.93 cm

  • Diameter
    4.3 in. (10.93 cm)
  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Seller reference number
    FL1158
  • Reference number
    LU79472868072

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About Flos (Manufacturer)

Founded by Sergio Gandini in 1962 in Merano Italy, FLOS has revolutionized the art of lighting by honoring tradition while embracing innovation.


FLOS is, above all else, about craftmanship, and as a result the brand has cultivated long and successful partnerships with some of the world’s most renowned lighting artists. Working with icons such as the Castiglioni Brothers , Tobia Scarpa, Philippe Starck and Antonio Citterio, among others, FLOS has earned the respect of the industry while growing its offerings to include residential, commercial, and custom-made concept-based products.


An award winning institution in its own right, FLOS has earned worldwide recognition as the leader in the field.


Today, Sergio’s grandson Piero Gandini sits at the helm, holding fast to the values and ideas established by his grandfather while moving confidently into the future.

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