Founded in 1960 by Ernesto Gismondi, Artemide is based in Pregnana Milanese, Italy, and operates through 24 subsidiaries. Its distribution network includes 55 branded showrooms in the main cities around the world.
Artemide is one of the most known illumination brands in the world. Known for its “The Human Light” philosophy, Artemide boasts high skills in light design and innovation, with products originating from research and high-quality manufacturing.
The company filed lots of patents on inventions in time for the development of innovative technological, mechanical, and opto-electrical solutions. Artemide has always collaborated with the most famous international designers and actively promotes workshops with design schools in order to find the best young talents. In its pursuit of innovation, Artemide partnered for research with outstanding Italian and international Universities.
The Artemide Lamps are considered on an international level as Design Icons of contemporary design; they are exhibited in most museums of modern art and design collections.