Tizio Table Lamp, Black
A display of aesthetic and functional balance, Tizio remains a modern design marvel.
Introduced in 1972, the lamp is built with two counterweights allowing the user to direct the light at will.
The lamp adjusts with a pull or push of the hand and stays in place as set. Eliminating the need for extraneous wires and enhancing a clean aesthetic, Tizio’s arms conduct electricity to the bulb which was an early introduction of halogen to an industry outside of automotive.
A small reflector works with the light source to provide highly concentrated light.
A multiple aware winner, Tizio is included in MoMA's permanent collection, amongst others. LED version available as well as 3 sizes from mini to classic.
As an icon of Italian design, Tizio graces the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It stands proud amongst the most celebrated icons of modern lighting, effortlessly blending function with style.
Tizio was designed by industrial designer Richard Sapper in 1972. The sophisticated principal of fully adjustable balanced counterweights, lack of wires, and electrical conductor arms have made Tizio an illustrious award-winning design of the 20th century.
-Fully adjustable, balanced electrical conductor arms in aluminum.
-Arm spacer bars in chromed steel with red molded thermoplastic insulators.
-Counter weights in die-cast zinc alloy with translucent polycarbonate shield.
-Adjustable head in die-cast aluminum with inner high efficiency reflector in anodized aluminum.