Striped Fungo table lamp by Massimo Vignelli for Venini, 1950s

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A hand-blown grey-white striped glass Fungo table lamp designed by Massimo Vignelli at the start of his impressive career in design and executed by Murano glass specialist Venini. This model is produced in three different sizes, this is the largest version.

If you like to read more about the cooperation between Vignelli and Venini: in the Discover section of our website you find an interesting article on the first joint project of both masters of design, which was actually this Fungo table lamp, and a second article on the other lamps Vignelli later designed for Venini.

The lamp is described in ‘Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-2000’ by Giuliana Gramigna on Page 49 (1956).

Attribution

  • Designer:
    Massimo Vignelli
  • Manufacturer:
    Venini
  • Model / Name:
    Fungo
  • Design period:
    1950s
  • Country:
    Italy

Character

  • Materials:
    Murano Glass
  • Condition:
    Excellent vintage condition
  • Colour:
    Grey-white
  • Height:
    35 cm / 14 inch
  • Diameter:
    25 cm / 10 inch

Shipping

  • Weight:
    1.8 kg / 4 lb
  • Ships from:
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Product code:
    1820444