Table Lamp model “Medusa”
Manufactured by VeArt
Moulded transparent glass and suspended lamp holder
40 x 40 x 38h cm
15,7x 15,7x 14,9 h in
Domus, May 1972 illustrates this lamp in a VeArt advertisement.
Umberto Riva (b. 1928, Milan - d. 2019) was a prominent architect whose influence spanned the realms of architecture and interior design. Guided by the esteemed architect Carlo Scarpa during his studies, Riva developed a unique and meticulous approach to design.
His architectural and interior design projects were characterized by an unwavering commitment to excellence. Every design, marked by clean and distinctive forms, reflected Riva's meticulous attention to detail and a dedication to seamlessly blending functionality and aesthetics. Riva's career showcased remarkable versatility, with a notable ability to transition between architectural scales. He adeptly unified the broader urban vision with the intricate details of each designed product,
leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of Italian design.
Umberto Riva's legacy extends beyond physical structures; it encompasses a profound impact on the design field. His ability to harmonize urban landscapes with individual design elements demonstrated anuanced understanding of the built environment.