Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno 'LT8' Floor Lamp
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno, floor Lamp 'LT8', Italy, 1958
"Standing Lamp" by Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno. This model LT8 features a 2.75 meter high folded steel plate which. The light is placed behind, which creates a beautiful diffuse light. The lamp needs to be suspended between the ceiling and the floor Due to the extendable brass feet this lamp can be placed in spaces up to 4.10 meters high. Borsani realized this pieces for the Xth Milan Triennale,
Osvaldo Borsani (1911-1985) is known for his modernist designs at Tecno Milano. Before he began Tecno with his twin brother, Osvaldo designed furniture at his fathers cabinetry Atelier Varedo or Arredamento Borsani. Tecno was founded in 1953 by Osvaldo and Fulgenzio Borsani. The core thought on which the company was found on the idea that Dwellings function as the fundament on which the quality of life is built. Although Tecno was led by functionalism, aesthetics have never been unimportant. Technique the tool that led to typological innovation. The office world experience an extreme growth in postwar Italy and it was mainly to this world that Tecno dedicated their innovative design and craftsmanship.
Bosoni, Giampiero. A Discreetly Technical Elegance. Tecno. Milan: Skira, 2011.
Bosoni, Giampiero. Osvaldo Borsani. Architect. Designer. Entrepreneur. Milan: Skira, 2018, p. 452 – 453.