The inspiration for the base of these lights came from the vaulted ceilings of the famous house of 'La Pedrera' by Antonio Gaudi. The cylindrical shape and unique perforated detail of the chimneys influenced the form of the lampshades.
Barba Corsini (1916-2008) was a leading functionalist architect who won international praise for his architecture and his design for La Pedrera. Corsini was strongly inspired by German architect, Mies van der Rohe and American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Joaquim Ruiz Millet (1955-) created Galeria H20 in Barcelona in 1989, where he furthered his activities as gallery owner, cultural agitator, curator of exhibitions, and editor of books and design objects.