Artemide is one of the world's leading designer lighting brands, responsible for many famous and popular classics of italian lighting design.
The company was founded in 1960 by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza in Milan and quickly established itself as an internationally successful design label, known for iconic lights that have shaped Italian and international lighting design for decades.
Today the product range includes models from different eras and styles, from classics from the 1960s to modern innovations. The company works with established design icons and newcomers and organizes workshops in cooperation with design schools to discover and promote young talents. Among the designers who have already worked for Artemide are legendary names such as Ettore Sottsass, but also newcomers and currently trendy designers.
Artemide has been awarded numerous important design prizes, including several times with the Compasso d’Oro, with the Red Dot Award and with the iF Design Award. Artemide Lights can be found in the New York Museum of Modern Art, in the Paris Center Georges-Pompidou and in other important museums.
In line with the corporate philosophy „The Human Light“, Artemide puts people first and wants to create a light that meets the needs of its users and acts as an omnipresent companion between people and their environment. Ecological considerations also flow into this philosophy, so sustainability and environmental protection play an important role.
Artemide works with the latest technological developments, but also maintains traditions and uses its many years of experience as a basis for innovation and progress - following the maxim that reflection on origin and tradition is the key to the future.