Flos Lighting

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The history of modern designer lighting equipment is associated with Flos, established in 1962 by famous illumination designer brothers Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo, the designer lighting equipment retailer based in Italy. Flos is all about creating excellent and brilliant illumination equipments for home, exterior, large structures, table, decoration that best compliment the environment, ensures meaningful light and living light.

When you see a piece of lighting equipment completely well polished, perfectly crafted and elegantly finished and with lot more in its light, then be assured that such signature item, that distinct piece of creation is the proud make of Flos. Festive celebration of light in its own meaning and ways that touches your emotion and make you feel about the inspirational light is the theme for all products by Flos.

Many world famous illumination designers have worked together with Flos. Antonio Cittero, Marc Newson, Toan Nguyen, Rodolfo Dordoni, Tim Derhaag, Ron Gilad, Joris Laarman are a few to name. The company keep growing all through out from its inception. In 1971, they opened their first subsidiary operation in Germany while in 1974 they owned the then-famous brand Arteluce. As Flos adopted both merger and acquisition as its strategy, Flos still keep introducing new products line. Soon in the decade of 1990s, Flos grew to a level that they start doing turn key and contract projects. Their brilliant work is now available everywhere starting from City of Amsterdam Archive, Palazzo Grassi to the 400 century's Dongione.

In its forward march, Flos received countless applause, appreciation and awards. The Compasso d'Oro Industrial Design Award and IALD are a symbol of such appreciation. More importantly than these awards are the growing customer base and demand for the products of Flow, that actually became the driving force for Flos. Now Flos is every where like London, New York, Milan, Hongkong, Paris, Rome and so on. Flos people are also working in some more places like Holland, France, Germany, Britain, Belgium, Spain, Norway, Denmark and so on. It is less likely that Flos has to stop at some point, they have a smooth growth potential ahead only for their excellent designing skills, brilliant material sourcing capabilities.

For each of Flos products, quality testing and performance conformity is a must. Expert technologist with creative designers in their resource pool, Flos will keep continuing its journey for long term. With high potentialities of bringing more new product lines and consumers increasing preferences towards designer illumination equipment, Flos is a globally standalone brand.

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This article was published on 2010/07/10