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Posts tagged as 'Kartell'

Mon 21.4.

‘Jellies Family’ tableware by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.04.2014 - Tagged as:

'Jellies Family' tableware by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell

‘Jellies Family’ tableware by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell

‘Jellies Family’ is a line of plates, trays, glasses, bowls and carafes made of brilliant coloured and transparent PMMA designed by Patricia Urquiola, part of a designer series of tableware for Kartell known as Kartell in Tavola.

 

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Tue 4.3.

Milan 2014 Preview: Kartell

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.03.2014 - Tagged as:

Masters Chair, in gold glossy finish by Philippe Starck, Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

Masters Chair in gold glossy finish by Philippe Starck, Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

Italian design brand Kartell will be showing several new products at Salone del Mobile 2014 in Milan. A key theme this year is “Precious Kartell”, highlighted with brand-new glossy metal finishes.

 

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Fri 24.1.

Kartell goes Bourgie

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.01.2014 - Tagged as:

Detail of the Bourgie lamp reinterpreted by Philippe Starck

Detail of the Bourgie lamp reinterpreted by Philippe Starck

Design brand Kartell is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Ferruccio Laviani’s iconic Bourgie lamp with a series of re-interpretations of the lamp by 14 of Kartell’s designers including Patricia Urquiola, Piero Lissoni, Front, Mario Bellini, Alberto Meda, Lenny Kravitz, Philippe Starck, Eugeni Quitllet, Christophe Pillet, Nendo, Tokujiin Yoshioka, Patrick Jouin, Ludovica+Roberto Palomba and Rodolfo Dordoni. 2014 is also Kartell’s 65th anniversary.

 

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Mon 6.1.

Going Public: Kartell refocuses its contract channel

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.01.2014 - Tagged as:

Launched in 2011 and already selling 15,000 pieces a month, the expressive, Kartell-produced 'Masters' chair, designed by Philippe Starck, is ideal for contract use. Shown here, 'Masters' specified for the Universidad de Zaragoza

Launched in 2011 and already selling 15,000 pieces a month, the expressive, Kartell-produced ‘Masters’ chair, designed by Philippe Starck, is ideal for contract use. Shown here, ‘Masters’ specified for the Universidad de Zaragoza

Icons of the design landscape, global brand Kartell’s products – with their innovative use of plastic and their clever and expressive, often emotional, forms – have captured the imagination of design-conscious consumers around the world. The Italian manufacturer has now set its sights on expanding its contract business, with among other moves, a dedicated new team, a post-sales follow-up service, and a new flagship-store layout concept. Kartell is out there. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Thu 28.11.

To the Power of Two: the Kartell by Laufen bathroom programme

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'1 plus 1 can equal more than 2', says Laufen's Director of Marketing and Products, Marc Viardot. The new Laufen by Kartell collection, the result of an intensive collaboration, is a space-defining, added-value total concept for the bathroom

’1 plus 1 can equal more than 2′, says Laufen’s Director of Marketing and Products, Marc Viardot. The new Laufen by Kartell collection, the result of an intensive collaboration, is a space-defining, added-value total concept for the bathroom

Collaboration isn’t for everyone. If you’re to make it work, it involves serious time and resources, not to mention a genuine willingness to go beyond your usual MO to achieve a creative result with added value. Celebrated Italian design brand Kartell and leading Swiss sanitaryware specialists Laufen, however, show just how great the reward can be. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Thu 31.10.

Bathroom Bliss

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.10.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

‘Emotional’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘sophisticated’ are the keywords behind the design of the colourful, ambient Palomba Collection

‘Emotional’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘sophisticated’ are the keywords behind the design of the colourful, ambient Palomba Collection

Take incomparable ceramics, add premium plastics, specify ‘sanitaryware’ and ask designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba to blitz it up. What you get is the best of Kartell and Laufen. (Text: Alexandra Onderwater)

 

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Sat 21.4.

Light-Air by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell (I)

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 21.04.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

'Light-Air' by Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell

This poetic lamp seems to elude the laws of gravity: The lamp shade floats inside the transparent frame and seems to materialise the most intangible thing: light.

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Mon 15.8.

‘Comeback’ chair by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Comeback' chair by Patricia Urquiola for Kartell

The Spanish-born Milan-based designer and architect Patricia Urquiola has created this series of three chairs for the renown Italian manufacturer Kartell. A modern reinterpretation of the classic 18th-cantury Windsor chair, the glossy ‘Comeback’ features ‘a backrest consisting of seven “teeth” which spread out towards the lumbar region where they meet a reinforced hexagonal rim with slim shafts radiating down to join the seat’. The chair is available in three structural variations and a number of vivid colours. (more…)

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