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Founded by Sergio Gandini in 1962 in Merano, Italy, FLOS has revolutionized the art of lighting by honoring tradition while embracing innovation.
FLOS is, above all else, about craftsmanship, and as a result the brand has cultivated long and successful partnerships with some of the world’s most renowned lighting artists. Working with icons such as the Castiglioni brothers, Tobia Scarpa, Philippe Starck and Antonio Citterio, among others, FLOS has earned the respect of the industry while growing its offerings to include residential, commercial, and custom-made concept-based products.
An award winning institution in its own right, FLOS has earned worldwide recognition as the leader in the field.
Today, Sergio’s grandson Piero Gandini sits at the helm, holding fast to the values and ideas established by his grandfather while moving confidently into the future.
At FLOS, a world of light blooms around you, beautifully. We are glad you’re here.
In 1998, the Italian Association for Industrial Design (ADI) awarded the Compasso d’Oro for career to FontanaArte, highlighting in its reasons how the company, by involving different designers, had managed to create a lively creative climate that had upgraded one of the historic names in Italian design.
While being the most illustrious recognition for FontanaArte, this award is by no means the only one.
During the eighty years of its history a huge number of products have received important awards on both a national and international level.
Vistosi’s role in the world of interior design and furniture has been growing parallel to the good taste of architecture and design in the last two centuries. After collaborating with first-rate designers during the 1960’s, the company has settled on the development of modular lighting systems, in order to create more ‘customized’ installations. Giogali, Diadema and Ecos are the best examples of this new course.
At the same time, the brand keeps on investing in the 2D and 3D models of its vast archive, as well as on its contact projects. Each of these conventions is followed by the sales department; whole task is to guarantee that the production and delivery schedule and the quality standards are respected. The core of this department is through represented by the studio tecnico: they lay out the big-size models and the custom lighting systems which are peculiar to each contract.
Hubbardton Forge employs more than 220 people in Vermont and is one of the country’s oldest and largest commercial forges operating today. It all started with two guys, an old barn and some borrowed tools. They had big ideas and a passion for design, respect for high-quality craftsmanship and a belief in the importance of tradition. Our company and our product line have grown over the years, and we continue to tell a story of Vermont through and through. For more than 40 years, Hubbardton Forge artisans have handcrafted each product, one at a time, right here in Vermont.
We feel manufacturing domestically allows a level of responsiveness to customers we couldn’t otherwise provide, enables partnerships between departments creating a better workplace, keeps well-paying jobs in the U.S.A. and helps to strengthen our local economy. We continue to grow as a domestic manufacturer in a climate where the majority of our competition is using overseas production.