Tolomeo Mega Wall Light

Giancarlo Fassina, Michele de Lucchi

Big wall lamp Artemide Tolomeo Mega Parete with swivel arm and swinging
shade made of parchment paper or silk satin, each in three sizes to choose from.

Product details

The wall lamp Tolomeo Mega Parete by Artemide gives an impression of lightness. The two long and slender adjustable arms of the wall lamp are from polished aluminium.This luminaire offers great possibilities of flexibility and mobility on account of the system of spring balancing using joints and fixations from polished aluminium as well as cables on guiding wheels. This spring system was first used in the nineteen-thirtees for the famous "Anglepoise" lamp with the aim to achieve more mobility. The conical shade of the lamp is available in two different materials and comes in three sizes (32 cm, 36 cm or 42 cm of diameter). The shade from stabilized translucent and light parchment gives off a very warm and pleasant light whereas the one from greyish silk satin looks nearly white as soon as the Tolomeo Mega Parete is on. This functional luminaire is delivered together with a polished aluminium base, on which the lighting body can rotate. The Tolomeo Mega Parete can be equipped with a simple switch or with a dimmer on the cable. This version of the celebrated design classic spends an optimal direct and partly scattered light.

Artemide Tolomeo Mega Parete is also available in a version with black structure and black shade. See further information within the product family.

The Tolemeo was first presented to the public in 1987 on occasion of the famous light fair "Euroluce" in Italy and received an instant success. This success was confirmed again in 1989, when the two designers were awarded the Compasso d'Oro. To this day this lamp is a best-seller that is continuously developed and is available in a growing number of versions.

Technical specifications

Designer Giancarlo Fassina, Michele de Lucchi
Dimensions Shade diameter 320 mm, 360 mm or 420 mm, shade height 220 mm, 250 mm or 290 mm, total height min. 1.980 mm/max. 2.600 mm, height in right-angled arms´ position 1.010 mm, overhang in right-angled arms´ position depending on shades´ diameter 970 mm, 1.000 mm or 1.020 mm, length when extended horizontally depending on shades 1.800 mm, 1.820 mm, 1.850 mm. Cable length 3500 mm.
Bulbs 1 x max. 150W E27 halogen lamp.
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