When Luigi Fontana founded his company back in 1881, his focus was on producing float glass for the construction industry. The company produced refined and exclusive domestic accessories made of glass.
1931 was a major turning point for the company, with the appointment of Gio Ponti as the new art director. He decided to get Pietro Chiesa, a renowned and skilled glassmaker, on board. This was the beginning of a new division within the company, which was named Fontana Arte. From that moment on, the company started to design products with a hand-made appearance.
Fontana Arte has become a global market leader in the field of lighting and domestic accessories. Over the last twenty years, the product range has been vastly expanded with several new product lines.
The product range is composed of a few different styles: there are minimalistic designs, which would fit perfectly in a sleek, modern interior. However, Fontana Arte also fabricates eye-catching lights, that are perfect for those who want to make a statement with their lighting.
One of the brand's most popular designs is the Io, a playful wall light available in different colours. This model is often used in bedrooms, but would also work well in the corridor of a hotel or an office.
For those who are looking for a special pendant lamp, the Pinecone will be enticing. As its name suggests, the construction resembles a pine cone and it is bound to attract many viewers. A true asset for embellishing your dining table
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