Max Ingrand

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We recently came upon this fabulous light (first image) by Max Ingrand, the master glass worker and designer (1908-1969). In painted metal and glass it was produced circa 1955 by Fontana Arte. The shade here has been replaced in the style and shape of the original. We love the inherent lyricism in the design of the base with its sinuous form and sweeping curves melding perfectly and effortlessly with the beautiful oblong glass in the centre. Utterly covetable!

Ingrand was the artistic director of Fontana Arte from 1954-1964. He designed his ‘1853 light’ in 1953 which has gone on to be an icon of design still in production now. It is a testament to the ingenuity of his vision and his universal reach.

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