Flos Italian Lighting Manufacturer

Flos Lighting Manufacturer
Flos Lighting Manufacturer

Flos Lighting is an Italian Lighting Manufacturer.

Dino Gavina established the lighting firm Flos in 1962 to complement his furniture manufacturing at Gavina. In Merano at first, it moved to the Brescia area. Maria Sinoncini and Cesare Cassina were directors, followed by Sergio Gandini. Pier Giacomo Castiglioni was put in charge of design, followed by his brother Achille Castiglioni and Tobia Scarpa. Flos’s earliest models by the Castiglionis were the 1959 Teli synthetic-fabric and 1960 Viscontea and Taraxacum stretched-plastic-skin hanging lights. Other designers included Kazuhide Takahama, Mariyo Tagi with the Studio Simon, and Valerio Sacchetti.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

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