Design Ross Lovegrove, 2010. Transparent methacrylate, steel, aluminum. Made in Italy by Artemide. An organic and sculptural form reflecting Lovegrove's evolutionary design aesthetic. The Cosmic series of lamps feature a textured transparent methacrylate diffuser, chromed steel structure and light grey brushed aluminum base. The series allows diffused halogen lighting and is offered in different variations. Ross Lovegrove studied design at Manchester Polytechnic and subsequently trained at the Royal College of Art in London. At frog design, he contributed to the design of the Sony Walkman and Apple computers. As an in-house designer for Knoll International in Paris, Lovegrove worked on the Alessandri office system. As a co-member of the Atelier de Nimes, along with Philippe Starck and Jean Nouvel, he acted as a design consultant to Luis Vuitton, Cacharel, Dupont and Hermés. In 1990, he created Studio X in London. Lovegrove is inspired by forms of the natural world, the possibilities of new manufacturing techniques and the ability to evoke an emotional response in users. 75.6" h | base: 8.7" dia. | includes 1x100W halogen bulb.