The iconic and rare Telegono lamp was designed by Vico Magistretti in 1966 and produced by Artemide from 1968 to 1979. It was the leading edge of the Studio Collection – the 1st series of brand design masterpieces.
Telegono sculptural design features a movable shell hinged to the plastic body, for direct and indirect lighting. Entirely made of innovative plastic materials – opaque melamine, PMMA – Telegono was produced in three colours: white, black, red.
Telegono lamp joined the IKEA catalogue in 1970. Awarded in 1970 Wiener Mobelsalons International, Vienna, Telegono is also permanently present in the Archive & Collection, IKEA Museum, Älmhult, Sweden.
item. desk / table lamp
designer. Vico Magistretti
material. melamine, PMMA
color. off white
dimensions (cm). 27 x 27 x 40
condition. very good vintage conditions. one small fissure on the side not hampering the integrity of the body. one small burn in the movable vessel.
art. no. 709