Discovering that methacrylate is inherently lighter and stronger than glass, Sarfatti expanded upon the material's potential to create a seemingly weightless and free-floating lamp.
Model 2065 consists of two connected opalescent parts, suspended from the ceiling with a black aluminium canopy. Astep's modern reissue also includes a black and white version, leaving just the lower section as the light source for a more intimate illumination with the same graphic aesthetic.
The model has been featured in a number of significant interior projects by Italian architects such as Vito Latis and Vittoriano Viganò.
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Astep's lighting collection is a curious blend of tradition and technology intertwined with a family story. Alessandro Sarfatti is the grandson of Gino and son of Riccardo. Gino Sarfatti founded legendary Italian lighting company Arteluce in 1939 and Riccardo was a co-founder of the similarly innovative Luceplan.
With all this history, it’s perhaps not surprising that Alessandro would in time create his own lighting company, and so he has with Astep. As wit...