For this month’s The Edit, we explore the eternally covetable world of mid-century lighting design in Italy and its unlikely resurgence — both the superstar names and its lesser-known practitioners.
Style your home with our how to guide on mid 20th Century Italian lighting.
Italy has always been known for its rich and extensive design history, however it wasn't until after World War Two that the country began to develop a reputation as one of the world leaders in lighting design. Here, we take a look at some of the most iconic lighting designs to come out of mid-century Italy and we explore how interior designers are still using these timeless pieces in their work today.
Here, we look at 10 of the most stylish schemes which feature original or inspired mid-century Italian lighting. From the most cutting-edge contemporary rooms, to more traditional and classic boudoirs, these interiors show that Italian lighting can have a dramatic impact on the most diverse of spaces.