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Anna Castelli Ferrieri Founder of Kartell

Anna Castelli Ferrieri Founder of Kartell

 

The Italian designer and industrial developer Anna Castelli Ferrieri studied architecture at Milan Polytechnic from 1938 till 1943. In 1943 she married Giulio Castelli, a chemical designer. He started Kartell in 1949 to make high-grade professional objects of plastic. In 1946-47 Anna Castelli Ferrieri was editor of the architecture journal "Casabella costruzioni". In 1946 she started an architecture practice. In 1949 Anna Castelli Ferrieri participated for the very first time in the Congrès Internationale d'Architecture Moderne (CIAM), of which she was additionally a co-organizer.From 1952 she belonged to the Istituto Nazionale di Urbanistica. From 1955 to 1960 Anna Castelli Ferrieri was a reporter for "Architectural Design " journal. In 1956 she co-founded the Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (ADI). In between 1959 and 1973 Anna Castelli Ferrieri teamed up with the designer Ignazio Gardella on numerous building tasks, mainly urban planning tasks in Milan, Turin, Genoa, and various other cities. Other crucial architecture tasks participated in by Anna Castelli Ferrieri include the Kartell company headquarters in Binasco (1966) and buildings for the carmaker Alfa Romeo in Arese (1970-72).Anna Castelli Ferrieri likewise operated in commercial design from 1965, tailoreding items for Kartell in addition to Apelli e Varesio, Artex, Lanerossi, Nirvana, Oltolinie, Sambonet, and Ycami. In 1966 Anna Castelli Ferrieri came to be a design consultant with Kartell. Experimenting with various sort of plastic, Anna Castelli Ferrieri tailoreded several ingenious designer items. Her stackable container aspects, "4970/84", aus ABS-Kunststoff (1967) are made of ABS plastic. The Castelli Ferrieri "4822/44" feces (1979) stands for the first successful combo of steel and polyurethane, which makes certain stability even when seat furnishings has longer legs.Componibili roundThis structure set aspect was made to accomplish all sort of use askings and can be residence almost everywhere: in the bathroon, bedroom, cooking area, and in the living-room. The remedy of the job of the Componibili device is the elementary as well as strong stackability of the solitary aspects with stacking together, of which efficient storage space furnishings was made. The Componibili is readily available in round and quadatic und tehy could also be provided on rolls. Flexibel, practical, practical: The Componibili are a traditional style with 30 years of age practice, which got due to its brevity and innovation a lot of approval and has actually always been in the exhibitions of the Museum of Modern Art in New york city and of the Centre George Pompidou in Paris.