As the co-founder of the Memphis design movement, Michele De Lucchi initially designed post-modern residential properties before creating the timelessly classic Tolomeo lamp. The Hamburg retrospective in July 2017 illuminated the history of the birth of the Tolomeo – and used architectural models, sketches and products to present his creative work in all its diversity – from the 1980s though to current projects being run by "Studio De Lucchi" and his company "aMDL" based in Rome and Milan.


In 1987, Michele De Lucchi produced his masterpiece – the timeless Tolomeo lamp for Artemide...

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