Philippe Starck - Flos - Hanging lamp - Romeo Moon Suspension Soft 1

Philippe Starck - Flos - Hanging lamp - Romeo Moon Suspension Soft 1
Italy - 1990-1999 - Glass, Plastic, Steel (stainless)

A unique design by French designer Philippe Starck, known for his interiors and utensils: a glass pendant light in good, working condition, by Italian manufacturer FLOS, model Romeo Moon Soft 1, a design from 1996.

A pendant light for diffuse light, with acid etched presses borosilicate matte glass internal diffusor. Pressed bright glass shade. Spray-cast transparent polycarbonate diffurer at the top. Transparent, marked polycarbonate dust ring. White, spray-cast ABS ceiling rose, galvanised pressed steel ceiling fixture and steel suspension cable.

PLEASE NOTE: study the drawing well to see the parts of the lamp and to be able to assemble it yourself.

Dimensions: lamp shade diameter 34 cm x lamp shade height 21 cm
Electric wire length approx. 80 cm (shorter than official length). The three steel cable can be shortened.
Light source: E27 light bulb is not included with this lot.
Weight: approx. 4.5 kg.

Background information:
Philippe Starck (1949) studied at the Ecole Nissim de Camondo in Paris. In 1965, he won the "La Vilette" furniture competition and he started a company in 1968. In 1971/72, he became artistic leader of the Pierre Cardin studio. After 1976, he designed the interior for two nightclubs and in 1980 he founded the company "Starck Products" .

Philippe Starck's career received a boost in 1982, when he designed the private rooms of former François Mitterrand in the Élysée palace. His star kept rising and he became an acclaimed star designer of the 1980s, mostly in the USA and Japan. The interior design of Café Costes in Paris (1984, closed in 1994) became world-famous.

Condition fitting age and use, such a some signs of wear. No claim possible about this after purchase. There are notches on the interior of the plastic ceiling rose, in the middle and on the outer edge; see the photos. Glass shade without chips or fleabites.

Please have a good look at the photos for a correct impression of the offered lot.

Will be sent well-packaged and registered, by PostNL Parcel Service, in the Netherlands and abroad. Please also visit our Catawiki page for other vintage lots.

Lot details
Hanging lamp
Glass, Plastic, Steel (stainless)
Designer/ Artist
Philippe Starck
Manufacturer/ Brand
Model/ Name
Romeo Moon Suspension Soft 1
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
21×34×0 cm
4.5 kg
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