Miguel Milá learned to master the expressiveness of steel by giving it a fragile heart. Strength and emotion, angle and curve. In a duel between strength and fragility, Cesta Metálica comes with or without a soft leather handle, contrasting with the well-aimed severity of the brackets that gently hold the delicate opal globe.
- Stainless steel structure.
White opal glass lampshade.
Available with or without natural colour leather handle.
- Dimmer included.
- Recommended dimmable light source (not included): LED bulb: 12W.
- Other light sources: Max. 60 W
- Input voltage: 100, 120, 230 Vac. (50 Hz / 60 Hz). According to destination.
- Bulb socket: E26 (Max. hgt. 130 mm / 5.1")
Steely strength for a fragile heart
A duel between fragility and strength: the Cesta Metálica is the updated version of the Cesta, with its own distinct features. It comes with or without a smooth leather handle; a stark contrast to the stern, rigid structure, that gently holds an opal globe without neck. Miguel Milá mastered the strength of steel by placing at its centre a delicate opal silhouette, and a touch of soft leather. A seamless expression of strength and emotion, combined with everyday practicality. The lantern is produced manually by European craftsmen, using traditional glass blowing techniques for its opal shade.
The Cesta family is made up of the Cesta, Cestita, Cestita Batería, Cestita Alubat, Cesta Metálica, and Cestita Metálica table lamps, the Wally wall lamp, and the Globo Cesta and Globo Cestita pendant lamps, symbols of Mediterranean warmth and well-being. These masterpieces by Miguel Milá are part of our Design Classics collection, a series of objects created throughout the Modernist era.
Miguel Milà, industrial and interior designer, inventor and bricoleur, began his career in the 1950s, and soon became a pioneer of Spanish design. To overcome the scarcity of resources at the time, he decided to design his own pieces. He soon began to produce objects at his company Tramo (Trabajos Molestos), and they remain true contemporary classics today.
In 2016, the Ministry of Education and Culture awarded him the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts.