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Canopy Suspen­sion Light

c. 2010

by Francesco Rota
for Oluce

The Canopy, designed by Francesco Rota for Oluce, is a large sized metal lamp­shade that suspends from the ceiling. This light fixture comes in a variety of color combi­na­tions, and the reflec­tor is a lacquered metal white color. Inside the dome, the bulb provides a soft light to its environment. 


Francesco Rota


Interior and product designer Francesco Rota was born in 1966, Milan, Italy. In 1994, he graduated from the Art Center College of Design in La Tour Peliz, Switzerland. In 1995 he went back to Milan and establishes the Francesco Rota Design Office, and began collaborating with Italian and foreign companies.

His major works include showroom design for Versus and John Richmond; showroom design for L’Oreal; office, and showroom and warehouse interior design for the Oluce Factory and Headquarters in Milan.

He has also produced several lighting fixtures designs for Oluce including Ibiza, an outdoor lamp with an integrated loudspeaker, and a whole collection of products for Martini & Rossi to create brand awareness throughout the use of the personalized products during special events in selected public spaces.

Since 2004 Francesco Rota has been an at the European Design Institute of Milan for product design masters program.

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