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Ventosa
 
Ventosa lamp, 1962
Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Rubber, steel, 4 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8"
Manufactured and lent by Flos
 
"An experimental and adjustable spotlight", as Castiglioni defines it, Ventosa is a small reflector supported by a suction cup ("ventosa") that connects to any smooth surface, including the reader's forehead-thus making the reader part of the fixture.


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