Carlo Forcolini Artemide “Nestore Lettura” Postmodern Cantilever Table Lamp


A Postmodern Nestore Lettura cantilever table lamp designed by Italian designer Carlo Forcolini (born 1947) for Artemide. Designed in 1989, the black matte lamp features a round, moveable plastic shade that covers a single socket. The shade is raised on a slender and slightly curved arm with a silver tone counter weight ball. The round base allows for a 360 degree swivel with horizontal and vertical arm movement. The base is marked to the underside. 

Italian designer Carlo Forcolini graduated from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan in 1969.  Over many years Forcolini worked as a product designer for Alias, Amar Collezioni, Artemide, Caimi, Cassina, De Padova, Futura, Gervasoni, Luceplan, Merotto Milani, Nemo, OY light, Pomellato, Valenti, and Zumbtobel.  He also participated in the creation of many exhibitions and was included in many national and international publications regarding his sensational works. 



9.5” x 43” x 9.5” (arm at full extension height); 33.5” x 18” x 9.5” (arm in bent extension).

Condition notes:

Lamp powered on when tested. Minor and minimal surface wear including some scratches. The shade appears to be missing the insert. 

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