This pair of table lamps were designed and produced by Veneta Lumi in Italy, during the 1980's. Focus and arm are articulated, it is adjustable vertically and horizontally, height and angle. An adjustable and minimalist modern Italian table lamp from the 1980s that pivots in two directions and features a swivel shade. Very solid, sturdy and with heavy base for stability. Can be used in the office, as a reading light, for studying children... or as a decorative table lamp. Lacquered metal in primary colors, red, yellow, green and blue. Blue painted round & flat metal (iron) base. Yellow rod. Adjustable red rod. Some black & green plastic parts. Green aluminum lampshade, painted white inside. The lamp shows a few signs of age and wear but is overall in nice, well-kept condition. With maker original stamp underneath the base and a label in the interior of the lampshade. With the original transformers. All the electrical revised.
The name Veneta Lumi says it all: lights made in the Veneto region in the north of Italy. The capital and the largest city is Venice.
Not much is found about the Veneta Lumi company. It was active from the late seventies until the nineties. They produced many lamps in the at the eighties very popular Memphis style, made famous by Ettore Sottsass. In the beginning the name was Nuova Veneta Lumi. Nuova = new. It became Veneta Lumi in the late eighties. They also used the name Laguna Light in the nineties, also referring to Venice.
Vintage Multi-Colored Desk Lamp by Veneta Lumi, 1980's
Original Vintage Condition