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Wall light 'Grande Mania' designed by the Italian designer Vico Magistretti for Artimide, Milano. Marked.

Dimensions: diameter 11.0 inches (28 cm), depth of the wall 4.1 inches (10,5 cm).


The lamp, which is fixed on the wall with a painted metal wall plate, sheds diffused light and is made up one piece of cast opaline glass shell. The fixture is equipped with two small Edison screw sockets (SES), (E17 14-17 mm) max 40 watts.


The first edition 'Mania' was developed in 1963 at the Artimide company and presented at the XIII Triennale di Milano in 1964. It was one of the first lamps that Magistretti designed for this famous Italian company and it was the beginning of a very successful collaboration. The 'Grande Mania' followed in 1972, which has a diameter of 28 cm and a depth of 14 cm. Later versions are of 'Makrolon' (polycarbonate).


This is a rare version of the 80's is of one piece of cast opaline glass. Very good condition.


Vico Magistretti (1920-2006) is one of the greatest and most important Italian designers of the last 100 years and has won several awards, including the Gold Medal of the Chartered Society of Industrial Artists & Designers in 1986.



- Domus 409 (December 1963) pg. 119.

- Catalog Artemide 1973 p. 63.

- Guiliana Gramigna Repertory 1950-2000 , 2003 p. 104.

- Fulvio Irace, Vanni Pasca, Vico Magistretti architetto e designer, Milano, Electa 1999, p.139

Wall Light 'Grande Mania' by Vico Magistretti for Artimide

  • Beautiful condition, wear consistent with age and use.

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