Calipso | ARTEMIDE

Artemide x Neil Poulton: Calipso is an ode to the irregular beauty of nature.
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Calipso is an ode to the irregular beauty of nature.

Imagined from a photo of the moon, this luminaire is surprising by its random geometry. Small tubes of varying diameters, reminiscent of the honeycomb, intermingle with precision to create a luminaire of great aesthetic strength. Appropriate for the various fields of application that are domestic and professional use, Calipso fits perfectly into the universe of transversal products that offers Artemide. This object of great sensitivity synthesizes the optical know-how and the aesthetic sense of Artemide.

Designed by designer Neil Poulton, this high performance lighting comes in wall and ceiling. Internationally renowned for his creations in the field of lighting, Neil Poulton's works are exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, at the Georges Pompidou National Center of Art and Culture in Paris, or at the Axis Gallery in Paris. Tokyo. In 2008, Time includes it in "The Design 100", the 100's most influential personalities and ideas of current design.

Neil Poulton has won numerous international awards including seven Stars from the Observeur du Design, ten Red Dot Design Awards including two Best of the Best, three Janus Awards from Industry, two recommendations for the Compasso Italian Award. Oro and four IF International Forum Design Awards.

Technical characteristics

Calipso, design Neil Poulton

Tecnopolymer, white color, LED lighting
Diam. 52, 6 x H. 7,6 cm



Founded in 1960 by Ernesto Gismondi, Artemide is today a world leader in the field of contemporary lighting.

Since the 90 years, with the launch of The Human Light philosophy developed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua, Artemide has changed the mode of design and development of its products.
The central idea is to design luminaires based on user needs.
By basing his research on man and his well-being, Artemide is choosing a revolutionary bias, which radically changes the way we perceive the rigorous discipline that is lighting.

Artemide products are more than just stylish objects.
The company places its area of ​​expertise between high-level technical performance, visual accuracy and minimal consumption of environmental resources.

Artemide, aims to erect light to the rank of element capable of improving the quality of life and defends a new mode of lighting design integrating into everyday life.

Artemide is nowadays synonymous with Made in Italy know-how, design, competence and innovation.

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