Fil de Fer

Fil de Fer

Fil de Fer catellani
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The origins

Fil de Fer is a lighting fixture made of shaped, woven aluminium wire, which is lit on the inside by tiny bulbs. Designed and made by Enzo Catellani, it is the creation closest to his heart. Developed almost twenty years ago for a special commission, it was never used for that particular project and was hung up in his workshop. Each time it was switched on, it enchanted everyone with its special, magical atmosphere. Enzo Catellani decided then to continue working on it.
The lamp was later placed on the market and quickly became the most iconic lighting fixture in the Catellani & Smith range.

Our products are hand-crafted in Italy, close to the banks of the river Serio, near Bergamo.

Enzo Catellani

The making of

Beauty is subjective: you can like what others don’t. But perfection is perfection.

Enzo Catellani

More details

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Available versions

  • aluminium wire anodized in gold
  • natural aluminium wire



pendant lamp

Materials and colours

natural aluminium wire sphere with nickel base or anodized in matt gold colour with gold-coloured plated base

Light source

Ø 50 cm
LED bulb G4 12V DC 12x1,5W / energy class A+ / lumen 1800 / K 2700 / CRI 85

Ø 70 cm
LED bulb G4 12V DC 18x1,5W / energy class A+ / lumen 2700 / K 2700 / CRI 85

Ø 100 cm
LED bulb G4 12V DC 24x1,5W / energy class A+ / lumen 3600 / K 2700 / CRI 85

Power supply

110V or 240V LED driver 12V DC Triac dimmable


sphere Ø 50 cm,
weight 8 Kg
sphere Ø 70 cm,
weight 10 Kg
sphere Ø 100 cm,
weight 16 Kg
base Ø 21 x H 10,5 cm,
susp. cable 170 cm
to be cut to size

Order code

F5SLØ 50 cm / aluminium
F5SLGØ 50 cm / gold
F7SLØ 70 cm / aluminium
F7SLGØ 70 cm / gold
F10SLØ 100 cm / aluminium
F10SLGØ 100 cm / gold