The Projecteur was designed by Le Corbusier for the Chandigarh High Court in India in 1954. The body of the light is composed of painted aluminium, making this industrial design very light in weight. It has a curved glass diffuser with a sandblasted inner part. The screws and smaller metal parts are black chromed.
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris otherwise known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss architect, artist, designer, urban planner and writer, best known for his achievements in modern architecture. His most important architectural works include Villa Savoye in Poissy (1929-1931), Unité d’Habitation in Marseille (1947-1952), the city of Chandigarh in India (1954) and Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp (1955).
Nemo Lighting was founded in Milan in 1993 by Franco Cassina. Their mission is to transform lighting ideas into products that have an undeniable presence and are able to transmit an innovative aesthetic. With that in mind, they created the Master’s Collection; a unique selection of lamps from famous designers of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, Franco Albini and many more.