Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza found Artemide in Milan; the first lamp, Alfa, is designed by Sergio Mazza in 1959.
The lamp Polluce is designed by Enzo Mari in cooperation with Anna Fasolis
Compasso d'Oro Award for the lamp Eclisse, designed by Vico Magistretti.
The collaboration with Gio Ponti gives life to Fato, still an iconic lamp.
Selene is created as an early example of stackable chair produced with plastics using the innovative compression moulding technology, part of experiments on furniture.
Richard Sapper designs Tizio, the first lamp with a halogen light source, which becomes in time a symbol of Italian design in the world.
The first manufacturing facility is opened in Pregnana Milanese, still the company headquarters.
Sintesi is the first product designed by Ernesto Gismondi.
After the success of Polluce, Enzo Mari designs Aggregato, also a best-selling item, with the technical support of Giancarlo Fassina.
Artemide opens its first subsidiary in the United States of America.
The first collaboration with designer Ettore Sottsass gives life to Callimaco and, one year later, to Pausania.
With Aton bar, the first Artemide system is created, giving life to the Litech division, a predecessor of Artemide Architectural.
In cooperation with Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina, Artemide launches Tolomeo, a lamp that becomes, in time, a symbol of made-in-Italy design, featured in homes and work places all around the world. Awarded with a Compasso d'Oro two years later.
Artemide acquires VeArt, an historical Venetian glassworks facility with which mouth-blown glass collections are launched, including Milano-Torino in 1991 and Milano-Venezia and Venexiana in 1993.
Artemide receives the prestigious "Compasso d'Oro Award for lifetime achievement".
A patented technological innovation gives life to a collection introducing the use of coloured light, as well as a different relation with light management, offering the opportunity to select scenarios that underline our life and emotions.
Light Fields, a publication deriving from workshops on light perception and culture.
The Human Light is the new manifesto expressing the vision of Artemide: light at the service of man and of his needs.
The Artemide Architectural division is created.
The new Modern Classic collection brings together the iconic products of Artemide.
The first two LED lamps Sui and Kaio, are introduced, designed, respectively, by Carlotta de Bevilacqua and Ernesto Gismondi. It is the beginning of the "Led Revolution".
Compasso d'Oro Award for the lamp Pipe, designed by Herzog & De Meuron.
A collection for total environmental quality through Air, Light, Sound, and Other.
Artemide opens a new frontier in lighting: the My White Light line is introduced, based on years-long research and on the latest developments of the TunableWhite technology.
The IN-EI collection is created in cooperation with Japanese fashion designer Issey Myiake. Two years later it receives the Compasso d'Oro, the most prestigious design award.
The Modern Classic collection is updated to include new icons.
This cultural review focusing on the issues, including outside the lighting world, that Artemide investigates in its process of innovation, research, and cooperation with outstanding international architects and designers, becomes a regular publication.
The historical brand "Danese Milano" becomes part of the Artemide collection.
Opens the new Innovation Center with advanced testing laboratories accredited by certification authorities according the international regulatory standards.
Artemide begins its research on LI-FI: light is used for data transmission. A data management infrastructure can be created with the same LEDs that are normally fitted in the Artemide products.
An IoT dialogue between lighting appliances, sensors, and control systems ensures that natural and environmental phenomena may interact with artificial light according to measured parameters to create advanced and perceptively controlled lightscapes.
Artemide App is presented, an intuitive management system capable of dialoguing with all the products in the Artemide collection to make everyone aware of their lighting scenarios. It is an advanced design tool that integrates intelligence to offer services beyond light.
Compasso d'Oro Career Award for Ernesto Gismondi. Aerospace engineer, university professor and entrepreneur, in short: a man of many talents. The founder of Artemide.
Compasso d'Oro Award for the lamp Discovery Suspension, designed by Ernesto Gismondi.
Publication of Artemide Group's first Sustainability Report.
Artemide subscribes the United Nations Global Compact once again committing to the adoption and implementation of sustainable and socially responsible policies.
GenerAction, Artemide is committed to communicating and supporting the projects of young people from Generation Z around the world who have distinguished themselves for their innovative ideas in support of humanity and the future of the planet.
Artemide presents INTEGRALIS®, a patented light technology that combines sanitizing effectiveness with lighting performance and beautiful design.
The new Artemide Exhibition Centre opens at the Headquarters in Pregnana Milanese. Designed by MC A - Mario Cucinella Architects, it is a permanent but constantly evolving exhibition space to showcase light in all its forms.