Lighting, Floor lamp

Mariano Fortuny


The Fortuny floor lamp was conceived for the first time in 1907 by Mariano Fortuny and is still considered a contemporary and timeless icon. The knowledge and talent of the eclectic artist gave shape to the project of the Fortuny lamp with which he revolutionized the stage lighting.


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Pallucco has been travelling the paths of design ever since the ‘80s, identifying and selecting what represents style trends, good example of this was the new version of the Fortuny lamp, which Pallucco turned into a timeless style icon. In the ‘90s Pallucco was already offering under the influence of Hannes Wettstein, the Continua bookcase. The art direction of Jurgen Bey shifted Pallucco’s attention to new forms and new formal languages. Matali Crasset, Kazuhiro Yamanaka, Jean Nouvel, Denis Santachiara, Studio Lagranja, Susanne Philippson, Sergio Calatroni and Enrico Franzolini have created not only their best pieces for Pallucco, but also denote the style of a think tank where the ideas and trends of multicultural design, which knows no boundaries, are met head-on.

Mariano Fortuny.

Mariano Fortuny, was born of a family of renowned artists in Granada, Spain, on May 11, 1871. He moved with his mother and sister to Paris, where he took painting lessons with Benjamin Constant and sculpture in Rodin's atelier. It was in the transalpine capital that his artistic talent was revealed. In 1889 he moved to Venice where he remained for the rest of his artistic career, despite frequent trips abroad. As a teenager, Mariano was animated by an industrious creativity, which made him a prolific painter, engraver, binder, sculptor, photographer, architect and inventor.