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Table lamp designed by Superstudio

The Gherpe table lamp does not belong to the traditional typologies of lighting fixtures placed on a surface, due to its form like the shell of a marine creature, and to its use of an industrial material like methacrylate. It represents one of the first examples of an interactive luminous object, which thanks to its relationship with the user is capable of changing its tone: from white light for illumination, to colored light to alter the emotional perception of a space.


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table lamp

53 x 31 x 38[h] cm

laser—cut and heat—formed Perspex®, plates and fittings made by polished steel

fluorescent red /opaline white

1 x 60W [max], fluorescent lamp E 27


1971 Domus Italian Design, Harrods, London 2007 Il Modo Italiano, MART Rovereto / Museè des Beaux—Arts de Montréal, Montreal / Superarchitettura Re—loaded Exhibition, Carla Sozzani Gallery, Milan 2008 Plexiglas, Mathildenhöhe, Museum Künstlerkolonie, Darmstadt 2010 Il Grande Gioco, Rotonda della Besana, Milan / Biennale di Design, Palazzo dei Capitani, Ascoli, Italy 2011 Superstudio Backstage, Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy 2013 Superstudio-Backstage 1966-1978, Fondazione Peschiera-Centro Arti Visive, Pesaro, Italy / Radical Mind—Radical—Design, Fondazione Centro Arti Visive, Pietrasanta, Italy 2014 Habitat & Giardin, Lausanne 2015 Creativa Produzione—La Toscana e il design Italiano 1950—1990, Fondazione Ragghianti, Lucca, Italy / Super Superstudio, PAC, Milan 2017 Superstudio – Mobili 1966-2016, Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft Köln /  2017  Superstudio 50, Power Station of art, Shanghai / 2017 Radical Utopias — Oltre l’architettura: Firenze 1966 — 1976, La Strozzina Gallery, Florence, Italy 2018 Joeuts à Jouer — Oggetti nella foresta, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Bruxelles, Belgio / Florence 2018  Radical Utopias — Beyond architecture: Florence 1966 — 1976, CCA, Montreal / Joeuts à Jouer — Objects in the forest, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Brussels / Vegetal House, MUMEDI, Mexico City 2019 The Undomestic House — Architettura e abitare, Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea “Osvaldo Licini”, Ascoli Piceno