function follows physics.
a wonderful small and elegant wall lamp by oscar torlasco, italian lighting designer of the 50’s & 60’s. in 1959 he won the italian design award compasso d’oro for his street lighting titled „genova 4053“. a trademark of his designs are the optical lenses he used to achieve a higher light output and better focusing. torlasco designed for a range of lighting companies in italy including lumi and stilkronen.
adjustable wall lamp with a glass lens. body in metal, brass and lacquered aluminium. made by lumi, italy, around 1950. 12 cm x 19 cm x 18 cm.