"My father was a really, really good Diabolo player’, says Giovanna Castiglioni, daughter of Italian designer Achille Castiglioni. She’s discussing one of his favorite pastimes— the juggling game, derived from a Chinese yo-yo, in which an hourglass-shaped object is spun back and forth on a string between two sticks.
Achille Castiglioni in his studio
The diffuser may be moved vertically from 37 to 61 inches using the cable reel hidden within the ceiling canopy. This unique feature makes it adaptable to many residential and workspace environments as the light can be moved up and down regulating the brightness where needed.
An adjustable pendant which provides direct light with a mechanism to adjust the height.
In addition to classic white, Diabolo comes in brown and cherry red versions with a white interior.
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