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Joe Colombo, Acrilica

Joe Colombo, Acrilica

Joe Colombo (1930-1971)


Model 281, Acrilica


A table lamp with a black lacquered metal base issuing a Perspex diffuser.

Manufactured by Oluce, Milan.





Height : 24 cm (9.45 in.)

Width : 24 cm (9.45 in.)

Depth : 24 cm (9.45 in.)



Domus, n°421, December 1964, p.124.


Charlotte & Peter Fiell, 1000 lamps 1960 to present, Taschen, p.53


Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950/1980, Arnaldo Mondadori Editore, Milano, 1985, p.190


Mateo Kries, Joe Colombo Inventing the Future, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2005, p.142.



The “Acrilica” lamp was awarded the gold medal at the XIII Triennial in Milan in 1964.

One lamp in the collection of the Triennale museum, Milan.

One lamp belonging to the collections of the Museum of Modern Art of New-York (Ref. 446.2006).

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