Luceplan, that is environmental protection from the start: from the choice of materials over the manufacturing process to the consumption, durability, care, and recyclability. The design lamps, outdoor lamps, and garden lamps by this company are produced consideration for resources.
Energy efficiency has been an important issue for the Italian lighting manufacturer from the very beginning. On the back of the oil crisis, inspired and flanked by Gino Sarfatti, the founder of Arteluce, the three architects Paolo Rizzatto, Sandra Severi, and Riccardo Sarfatti founded the company Luceplan in Milan in the year 1978 with the goal to bring together art and technology and use resources carefully and sustainably. For more than 30 years Luceplan has been consequently keeping to their basic principles, and keep developing innovative, sustainable manufacturing technologies. Luceplan is one of the pioneers in the field of LED lighting technology.
Since 1984 the company has been tightly connected with the designer and engineer Alberto Medo. Like no other he understands the balance between art and technology and converts it into his designs. Numerous of his lamps for Luceplan were presented with design awards and illuminate famous facilities and establishments: His elegant yet pleasantly Maritime lighting series Metropoli decorates the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam – it can be equipped with halogen lamps or fluorescent lamps. His creation Berenice brings great working light onto the desks in the offices of the renowned newspaper New York Times, and the suspension lamp Titania can be found in all German post offices.
Newer, however not less awarded, is Hope, a lamp by Paolo Rizzatto and Francisco Gomez Paz for Luceplan. Thanks to thin Fesnel lenses it sparkles like a diamond, which also gave the lamp its name. His Costanza is a classic, available in countless versions.
Red Dot Award, Compasso d'Oro, IF Design Award, or Lights of the Future Award, Luceplan design lamps find acknowledgment all over the world. Luceplan has about 2000 shops worldwide and has become part of the Philips Lighting Consumer Luminaires Business since May 2010.