The Artemide Group (certification ISO 9001 and ISO 17025) is one of the global leaders of the residential illumination sector and high end professionals. Situated at Pregnana Milanese, the Artemide Group has an ample international distribution presence in which the single brand showrooms sprouts in the most important cities in the world and the "shop in shop" in the most prestigious illumination and furniture shops. Founded in the 1960s, Artemide is one of the most known illumination brands in the world. Known for "The Human Light" philosophy, Artemide is nowadays synonym with design, innovation and 'Made in Italy'.
Artemide has contributed to the history of the international design with products like Eclisse (1967, from Vico Magistretti), Tolomeo (1989, from Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina) and Pipe (2004, from Herzog & De Meuron), all showed at the Compasso D'oro Awards. In 1994, Artemide received The "Compaso D'oro" career Award and European Design Prize In 1997. The Artemide Lamps are considered on an international level as Design Icons of contemporary design; they are exhibited in most museums of modern art and design collections. (MoMA - New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, Victoria and Albert Museum - London, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica - Milano, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna - Roma, Parigi, Centre Georges Pompidou ecc.)
Artemide has always collaborated with the most famous international designers and actively promotes workshops with design schools (for example the Royal college of Art, London) "in order to find the best young talents."