Discover the allure of mid-century Italian design with the Stilnovo ‘Topo’ (eg ‘Mouse’) table lamp, a captivating creation by Joe Colombo from the iconic year of 1970. This authentic vintage lamp is a fascinating object of automotive inspiration, featuring a metal cap with cracks reminiscent of the air intakes on sports cars from the swinging sixties.
The lampshade’s distinctive shape mirrors the classic E27 bulb inside, akin to the sleek bodywork on an engine below, creating a harmonious blend of form and function. The lamp’s articulated metal arms provide a dynamic element, allowing you to extend or retract the lamp at your discretion, adding versatility to its already striking design.
Adorned in a glossy green hue, this ‘Topo’ Floor Lamp is not just a lighting fixture but a piece of art that adds a touch of retro elegance to any space. The outstanding condition of this vintage gem ensures its enduring appeal, as it stands as a testament to the enduring craftsmanship and design brilliance of Joe Colombo.
Embrace the spirit of 1970s Italian design with this exceptional ‘Topo’ Floor Lamp – a rare find that captures the essence of automotive aesthetics and mid-century innovation. Elevate your space with a touch of vintage charm, and let this Stilnovo masterpiece illuminate both your room and your appreciation for timeless design.
item. table lamp
designer. Joe Colombo
model. topo (eg ‘mouse’)
color. green, black
dimensions (cm). 29 x 29 x 85 H.
condition. excellent vintage conditions. minimal traces of wear consistent with age and use (superficial scuffs)
art. no. 1324