In 1946, Vico Magistretti conceived Claritas, his first lighting design, which conceptually aimed for clarity and brightness. In a context of reconstruction and reconversion of the war industry, for the first time Magistretti used bent metal tubes and a curved aluminium sheet as a reflector, which could be oriented and regulated, ensuring the desired lighting effect.
“The most important thing for me is conceptual simplicity, which is usually translated into constructive clarity. A conceptually simple object could be made just using the telephone”.Discover
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