Artemide is one of the global leaders in high-end illumination. Founded in 1960s in Pregnana Milanese, Artemide is today one of the most known illumination brands in the world. Known for its "Human Light" philosophy, Artemide is nowadays synonym with design, innovation and Made in Italy. Artemide lamps are considered icons of contemporary design and are exhibited in most museums of modern art and design collections. The company has always collaborated with the most famous international designers and actively promotes workshops with design schools (for example, the Royal college of Art, London) to help find the best young talents. In 1994, Artemide received the "Compasso D'oro" career Award and in 1997 European Design Prize In 1997.