Artemide is a design led lighting company founded by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza in 1960. Based in Pregnana Milanese in Milan, Artemide specialises in the conception and manufacture of lights by renowned architects and designers. With their ‘Human Light’ philosophy Artemide has become one of the foremost lighting companies in the world and is today synonymous with excellence, innovation and made in Italy. Responsible for some of the most iconic of all lighting designs Artemide are the company which brought us such classics as Eclisse in 1967, from Vico Magistretti, Tolomeo in 1989, from Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina and Pipe in 2004, from Herzog & De Meuron. Lights by Artemide can be found in the permanent collections of some of the leading design museums in the world such as the MoMA in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica in Milan and the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna in Rome.