Soon after, he began musing about how the dynamic effect he wished to obtain for the handle could be expressed by slicing off the two extremities. Seeing that they weren’t symmetrical, the cuts needed to have different inclinations.

— Eclissi lampada, Artemide 1967
— Vico Magistretti
“Try to make a sample along the lines of these sketches,” he said to me. “Let’s see if you succeed in expressing my idea.” By the third prototype, he was satisfied. Sibilla was born.
— Maralunga divano, Cassina 1973
— Selene sedia, Artemide 1968
This is how Vico liked to work. He sought immediate answers from technicians so that his ideas would be made to their best potential. — Antonio Olivari
— Nuvola Rossa libreria, Cassina 1977
— Atollo lampada/light, O-luce 1977