Featuring an innovative ball structure that is consistent along the range, the Ixa Floor Lamp is carried by a series of highly versatile arms, that allow for complete freedom of movement. Structural and sculptural in form, the Ixa Terra Floor Lamp and its unique aesthetic is certain to elevate it's surroundings, instilling any space with the spirit of the work of Alexander Calder, from whom's iconic sculptures the lamp takes influence.
Norman Foster was born in Manchester in 1935. After graduating from Manchester University School of Architecture and City Planning in 1961 he won a Henry Fellowship to Yale University, where he gained a Master's Degree in Architecture.
He is the founder and chairman of Foster + Partners. Founded in London in 1967, it is now a worldwide practice, with project offices in more than twenty countries. Over the past four decades the company has been responsible for a strikingly wide range of work, from urban masterplans, public infrastructure, airports, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and product design. Since its inception, the practice has received 470 awards and citations for excellence and has won more than 86 international and national competitions.