Designed by Michele De Lucchi in 2003. The Castore, is a floor lamp that provides diffused incandescent or halogen lighting. If features a diffuser in white hand-blown glass, with external etched finish. Available in two sizes. Stem crafted of steel tubing, with the upper covered by a tapered sleeve in white translucent molded polycarbonate, allowing for partial soft diffusion of light from diffuser, and the lower part in a white epoxy finish. Base in die-cast metal alloy with matte white epoxy powder finish. Includes dimmer activated by chrome steel ring positioned between upper and lower stem sections.