FLOS was founded in 1962 in Merano, Italy, with the aim to develop a line of new lighting concepts. From the very outset, the distinguishing feature of the company has been its approach to lamp design and production in the highest quality. FLOS has always worked with well-known and established designers starting with the Castiglioni brothers and Tobia Scarpa, who were followed by Philippe Starck, Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, Marcel Wanders, to name a few. Collaborations with this international roster of talents have resulted in some of the best-known and commercially successful products in industrial design. It has also resulted in numerous awards and accolades for both the designers and the company. FLOS products are also included in many permanent collections of design and art museums around the world.