How to change a Tizio Bulb on a pre-1993 Model

Artemide Tizio
Artemide Tizio

The iconic Artemide Tizio desk lamp has, among other wonderful features, a long life span.
On and off we have customers stop by, who are at a loss as to how to change the light bulb in their Tizio, and we immediately know that they most likely have a pre-1992 model.
The original Tizio used an automotive halogen lamp. These were not the simple bi-pins we know today, so the head of the Tizio was designed to accommodate the automotive bulb.

Artemide Tizio Bulb pre 1993
Artemide Tizio Bulb pre 1993

The trick is to open the head as shown. The lamp/bulb is removed and replaced from the back.

How to change Tizio bulb
How to change Tizio bulb

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