The Artemide Group (certification ISO 9001 and ISO 17025) is one of the world leaders in the field of high-end residential and professional lighting. Based in Pregnana Milanese, the Artemide group is a distribution of wide international presence, which highlights the showroom single brand in the most important cities of the world, as well as exclusive places in the most prestigious illumination and decoration stores.
Founded in 1960, Artemide is one of the best-known brands of lighting in the world. Noted for his philosophy "The human Light" and his name has become synonymous with design, innovation and Made in Italy. Artemide has contributed to the history of international design with products like Eclisse (1967, Vico Magistretti), Tolomeo (1989, Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina) and Pipe (2004, Herzog & De Meuron), all winners of the Compasso D'Oro prize.
In 1994, Artemide received the prize Compasso D'Oro to the set of his career and the prestigious European Design Prize in 1997.
Artemide lamps are internationally regarded as icons of contemporary design: are exhibited in the most important museums of modern art and collections of the world design (MoMA - New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, Victoria and Albert Museum - London, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica - Milano, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna - Rome, Centre Georges Pompidou - Paris...).
Artemide works since its inception with the most prominent international designers and actively promotes workshops with schools of design (for example, the Royal College of Art in London) in order to discover the best talent among the young generations.