Uomo della Luce XXL (outdoor)

Uomo della Luce XXL (outdoor)

Uomo della Luce IP65
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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.

I can’t believe what I’ve done so far... It looks like a miracle.

Enzo Catellani

The making of

When I live by what I thought the day before, I will start fearing him, who copies from me.

Fortunato Depero

More details

Uomo della Luce IP65
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Available versions

  • natural aluminium wire


Materials and colours

rough iron structure, natural aluminium wire sphere (Ø 100 cm)

Light source

LED bulb IP65 12V DC 20x1,5W / energy class A+ / lumen 3000 / K 2700 / CRI 85

Power supply

transformer 12V 220-240V (110V available on request) 
not dimmable with cylindrical water tight box IP67


base 80×80 cm,
H shape 233 cm,
sphere Ø 100 cm,
H total 310 cm,
cable 200 cm,
plug cable 200 cm

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