In the world of fashion, design, furnishing and lighting, there are objects that continue to be contemporary despite the passing of years, and objects that fall in few months, ranging from being super- cool to old in a season or bit more.
A 1960’s Chanel’s suit could be worn even today with some minimal adaptation, instead the cherry-colored jacket made in suade and whole of fringes and pailettes that went so fashionable in the late 70’s remains firmly locked in the closet.
In the world of lighting, the floor lamp Arco by Achille Castiglioni is a lamp that seems to have been designed by a contemporary archistar, while the floor lamp in wrought iron, wood and clad glass diffusers that during eighties all wanted, stays in the attic.
The Ampolla collection, designed by Romani & Saccani for Selene Illuminazione, is the happy example of a lamp that, presents in the market since more than a decade, thanks to the clever and well done restyling it is today absolutely contemporary, and also very demanding.
Designed in 2005 and originally composed by a single suspension and a table lamp, Ampolla has been subject to a restyling that involved both finishes and product variations. Presented as new product by Selene Illumination during Euroluce 2017, it received an immediate and unexpected success.
The characteristic “ampoule” diffuser, made by a lumber-blown borosilicate tubular tube, has been maintained, but the transparent glass, characteristic of the 12-year-old version, has been joined by two new, beautiful glass shades: an elegant chamomile color and a contemporary smoky color.
The internal structure has been updated. Kept the original version in chrome color, we can now have Ampolla also in the shiny copper frame, in gold color and in black matt finish, elegant and minimalistic.
Last but not least, the cable is available in both black fabric and transparent color.
The collection, made up of single and multiple suspensions, is enriched with two new wall lamps available both in IP20 and IP44 (perfect as such for the bathroom) and with stylish and scenic 6-8 and 12 lights, that have a strong scenic impact.
The Ampolla collection puts 33W G9 bulbs.
Romani & Saccani architects
The Design Studio ROMANI SACCANI ARCHITETTI ASSOCIATI was founded in 1999 by the professional collaboration between the architects Michele Romani and Mauro Saccani. After working as freelancers with some of the Architectural studies in the Milan hinterland and having participated in various competitions of both design and architecture (in 1999 they won the 3rd prize at the competition for the renovation and expansion of the Ornago City Hall with the project “The cube and the square”) today are increasingly turning to the product design sector and count among their clients numerous collaborations with design companies both in the lighting industry as well as in the furnishing compartment or in the interior complements.
In 2006, the collection of lamps “Diadema” produced by Vetreria Vistosi was part of the projects mentioned within the ADI Design Index, a preliminary selection for the 21st edition of the Compasso d’Oro Award .
In 2016, the “Gadora” collection produced by Evi Style of Luci Italiane won the first edition of the VSL Award by the Network of Businesses, Luce in Veneto as “Best classical decorative lamp”.
Their products have been published on the pages of the most qualified magazines such as Domus, Abitare, Interni king-size, Ottagono, CasAmica, RCasa & Design, Design Diffusion News, Bravacasa, and included on important web portals such as Architonic, Archiproduct, Archiexpo, Archilovers, Houzz, Homify, Polyvore.