Its name: Tolomeo refers to the Greek astronomer Ptolemy, who claimed that the sun revolved around the earth, a theory later refuted by Copernicus. Michele De Lucchi has developed a light diffusion for this lamp that rotates around an axis. Creation rewarded by the Compasso d'Oro in 1989.
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