Luminator floor lamp, originally designed in 1929, after produced by Luceplan.
Luminator floor lamp, originally designed in 1929, after produced by Luceplan.
Breda pavilion, designed for the Milan Trade Fair in 1952.
Breda pavilion, designed for the Milan Trade Fair in 1952.

Two outstanding projects by Italian modernist Luciano Baldessari (1896 – 1982) make waves.

Baldessari was deeply interested in curves and organic forms in architecture as well as design. This is documented by two of his most famous projects: Luminator floor lamp designed in 1929 and Breda exhibition pavilion from 1952. Both of the projects represent unique play with curves and organic forms with different materials and scale.

Luminator, later produced by Luceplan, is made out of metal and sculptural quality is represented by elegantly curved steel rod. Breda pavilion is an architectural sculpture made out of concrete, which is both functional and decorative, in the same way as Luminator.