Having a clear projection of the future, Kartell is once again set to exhibit at the prominent furniture and design fair, Salone del Mobile, in Milan, from the 4th to the 9th April. Showcasing a series of novelties, projects and materials, the brand has always had a rather resilient awareness in regards to what are the most resourceful and creative aspects that the design market most needs in a specific period of time.
Managed by Claudio Luti, the Italian-based design company has achieved a prestigious and honourable status within the artistic community due to its astonishing series of productions in furniture, lighting and home accessories. Regarded as one of the ultimate symbols of Italian furniture, the brand has an extremely iconic and contemporary presence within the industry. Kartell’s products are quite celebrated for their emotive character, long-term durability and high-quality, seeing that they are made from the finest materials.
In this year’s edition, Kartell is also looking forward to bringing “the fantastic memory and heritage of past innovation and confirmation of the value of the present.” A masterful reference of many areas, from lighting to tableware, to fragrances and fashion. The internationally acclaimed brand has collaborated with several of the most renowned names in the industry, such as Philippe Starck and Antonio Citterio. Undoubtedly, design enthusiasts can expect a wide array of pieces that are bound to become trending hits. Now, let’s take a look at some of those astonishing features.
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A new chair designed by Philippe Starck that cements the design notion of functionality and simplicity. Conceived for public spaces, such as entertainment venues, cafés, restaurants, etc. This chair represents the “generic ideotypes” and is available in several colours.
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Characterised by polycarbonate articulate arms and two aluminium conducting rods, this incredible LED table lamp was designed by Alberto and Francesco Meda and has two versions: on the one hand, the Tec version is idyllic to bestow an office setting and is rather flat-headed, on the other hand, the Dec version ought to be placed in a more personal indoor space and displays a luminous head with a faceted cone.
Fabio Novembre created this ingenious portable LED lamp. This transparent lighting piece recharges when placed on top of its base. The lighting is delineated through a graphic effect.
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A line of exclusive tables that adapts all sorts of styles in an instant, from minimalist to decorative. It also serves as a classy dining table or a coffee shop table. This functional was designed by Antonio Citterio can be customised in diverse shapes, bases and table tops. They are quite complementary to other furniture pieces, especially sofas.
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Another stunning invention by French designer, Philippe Starck. The Sir Gio table displays a transparent polycarbonate base and tops which are available in many shapes and colours. “Sir Gio pays homage to lightness, formal purity and expressive freedom.”
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