The De Majo Story
De Majo Illuminazione started after WWII in 1947 when Guido de Majo left his native Naples and moved to the Lagoon (Murano, Italy) to found his first glassworks. Now a famous contemporary European lighting company, De Majo Lighting first became popular with the design boom in the 1970s when Guido capitalized on producing a standardized lighting line and expanded his market considerably.
Why We Love De Majo Lighting
De Majo Lighting is best known for their colorful fixtures that offer a certain presence and personality to the modern space. Their fixtures are sculptures of light, the line a fascinating presentation of modern simplicity and reserve balanced with confident flair. All the pieces are signed and come with a certificate of authenticity, and the glass shades are made by hand according to Murano glass tradition.
A Fun Fact About De Majo
De Majo Lighting is a member of Intrapresae Collezione Guggenheim di Venezia, which sponsors cultural and art events hosted by the museum. De Majo is available in the United States from Illuminating Experiences, which also distributes Le Klint, Meltemi, NEMO Lighting and more.
Noteworthy Lighting from De Majo
For classic contemporary minimalism, check out the De Majo Thin 2 Suspension. Thin 2 is the ideal fixture to suspend over dining tables, kitchen islands or other linear shaped areas. For something a bit more colorful (and flexible), the Poli Po 12 Light Flushmount is right up your alley. This colorful ceiling light design brings a pop of color to entryways, living rooms and bedrooms. Finally, you'll want to see the Zip Linear Wall Sconce for a wall-mounted fixture that works well above beds or positioned above the vanity in the bathroom.