Artemide is one of the global leaders of the residential illumination sector. They are known for their focus on design and innovation. The company is based in Pregnana Milanese, where their lighting products are made, and meet ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 certifications. Their products regularly pick up awards - recently the Solium lamp (design Karim Rashid) won the Red Dot Design Award in 2015. The company has worked with hundreds of the most well known designers in the world. Founded in 1960s, Artemide is one of the best known illumination brands in the world. Known for its "The Human Light" philosophy, Artemide is nowadays synonymous with design, innovation and made in Italy. Artemide Lamps are considered international Icons of contemporary design; they are exhibited in most museums of modern art and design collections. (MoMA – New York, Victoria and Albert Museum – London, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica – Milan, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna – Rome, Centre Georges Pompidou -Paris.)