Founded by chemist Giulio Castelli in 1949, Kartell has become a paragon of Italian design, renowned for its innovative use of plastic in furniture. The brand's journey, initially bolstered by Anna Castelli Ferrieri, Giulio's wife, saw Kartell gain international fame, particularly after its showcase at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Collaboration with Iconic Designers
Kartell 's ascent in the design world was marked by collaborations with legendary designers like Patricia Urquiola, Antonio Citterio, and Tokujin Yoshioka. These partnerships resulted in iconic products such as the Louis Ghost armchair, the innovative Bookworm bookshelf, and the elegant Bourgie table lamp, blending functionality with unmatched aesthetic appeal.
Revolutionizing Furniture with Sustainable Design
Kartell 's product range spans from chairs to side tables, lamps to bar stools, lighting solutions to furniture, coffee tables to bookcases, all embodying the brand's commitment to sustainability and cutting-edge design. In 2017, Kartell emphasized its dedication to eco-sustainability by acquiring a company specializing in the sustainable market.
Shaping the Future of Modern Living
Today, Kartell stands at the forefront of modern living, continuously innovating while upholding its rich heritage in design and sustainability.