Stilnovo 8023 table lamp by Bruno Gatta Italy 1955 red







Milano 1946 – 1988
Lighting manufacturer

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Minimalist table lamp model 8023 designed by Bruno Gatta and manufactured by Stilnovo, Italy 1955. This minimalist table lamp is made of a conical-shaped solid Carrara marble base and a brass angled stem. Its striking flame red aluminium shade is round when viewed from the top and has a half-rounded shape from the side. It’s secured to the stem with two brass bolts. Giving off a soft glow, it’s ideal for reading or working, making it your perfect companion on a desk or small table. In very good original condition. The Stilnovo sticker sits on the inside of the shade.


Bruno Gatta was the director and head of design from Stilnovo almost during the entire period. He founded the Stilnovo publishing house in 1946 in Lainate, an industrial suburb of Milan. Despite its small scale, Stilnovo operated according to a true industrial logic from 1952-1955 – unlike other Italian brands, such as Arredoluce and O’Luce. Experimentation with new materials and shapes is at the heart of its production method. Until the second half of the 1960s, most of the designs were made by the company’s technical office, which was led by Bruno Gatta, then headed by Gaetano Scolari and bore the brand’s signature. Bruno Gatta died in 1976 in his birthplace Linate.


Stilnovo is an renowned Italian lighting company with a rich history and legacy. Founded in 1946, Stilnovo quickly established itself as a prominent player in the design and production of contemporary lighting fixtures. With a focus on innovative and modern designs, the company became synonymous with sleek aesthetics and cutting-edge craftsmanship. Stilnovo’s creations captured the spirit of post-war Italy’s design renaissance, blending functionality, artistic expression, and technological advancements. The company’s commitment to quality and attention to detail earned them a reputation for excellence in the industry. Collaborating with renowned designers and architects, Stilnovo produced a wide range of lighting fixtures, including floor lamps, chandeliers, pendant lights, and wall sconces. Their designs showcased a harmonious balance between form and function, utilising materials like metal, glass, and fabric to create captivating and contemporary lighting solutions.


This lamp is checked in our own atelier, cleaned and is suitable for use in the USA. For US usage we could change the plug, or you can get a converter if needed for a floor or table lamp with transformer in it.

Designer: Bruno Gatta
Type: Model 8023
Manufacturer: Stilnovo
Year: 1955
Country: Italy
Materials: Marble, brass, aluminium
Condition: Good, original
Height: 35 cm
Width: 36 cm
Depth: 39 cm
Item nr: PF23SE201

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Europe: € 75 - 150
Outside Europe: € 150 - 250

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