Achille Castiglioni

Born: 1918 - Died: 2002
Best-known work: Arco lamp, Snoopy lamp, Frisbi pendant, Parentesi lamp, Toio floor lamp, Taraxacum pendant
Training: Designer

Background
Achille Castiglioni was a famous industrial designer who created many lamps for Flos, including the Snoopy, Arco, Frisbi, Toio and Parentesi lamps. He was frequently inspired by everyday objects made use of common materials. He kept material consumption to a minimum but created products with maximum effect.

Achille Castiglioni studied architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan and opened a design studio in 1944 with his brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. Livio withdrew from the business in 1952 and the business continued as a partnership.

Together, the two men formed one of the most important/witty, elegant and innovative creative teams in the history of modern design.

the brothers worked from the perspective that design must restructure an object’s function, form and production process, and brought this ethos to every object they created. Castiglioni himself described their work practice with these words: “Start from scratch. Stick to common sense. Know your goals and means.”
Luminator Floor Lamp Lite Blue - Flos
RRP EUR 710.00
Back in stock on: 07-10-2022
Luminator Floor Lamp White - Flos
RRP EUR 710.00
Expected in: 14 - 16 days
Luminator Floor Lamp Anthracite - Flos
RRP EUR 710.00
Expected in: 14 - 16 days
Parentesi Pendant Nickel - Flos
RRP EUR 417.00
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Lampadina Table Lamp White - Flos
RRP EUR 120.00
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Lampadina Table Lamp Violet - Flos
RRP EUR 120.00
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Snoopy Table Lamp Orange - Flos
RRP EUR 1,178.00
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Toio LED Floor Lamp Black - Flos
RRP EUR 1,393.00
Back in stock on: 01-11-2022
Toio LED Floor Lamp Red - Flos
RRP EUR 1,393.00
Back in stock on: 01-11-2022
Diabolo Pendant Cherry Red - Flos
RRP EUR 1,050.00
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Diabolo Pendant Beaver Brown - Flos
RRP EUR 1,050.00
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Diabolo Pendant White - Flos
RRP EUR 841.00
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Snoopy Table Lamp Green - Flos
RRP EUR 1,070.00
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Parentesi Lamp Component for Pendant White - Flos
RRP EUR 242.00
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Parentesi Lamp Component for Pendant Black - Flos
RRP EUR 242.00
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Parentesi Lamp Component for Pendant Nickel - Flos
RRP EUR 289.00
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Taraxacum Pendant - Flos
RRP EUR 2,046.00
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Taraxacum 88 Pendant LED - Flos
RRP EUR 7,140.00
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Parentesi Pendant White - Flos
RRP EUR 370.00
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Parentesi Pendant Black - Flos
RRP EUR 370.00
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Parentesi Pendant Red - Flos
RRP EUR 370.00
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Parentesi Lamp Component for Pendant Red - Flos
RRP EUR 242.00
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Gatto Table Lamp Small - Flos
RRP EUR 447.00
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Gatto Table Lamp Large - Flos
RRP EUR 564.00
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Arco Floor Lamp LED - Flos
RRP EUR 2,779.00
Back in stock on: 04-10-2022
Toio Floor Lamp White - Flos
RRP EUR 1,117.00
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Toio Floor Lamp Black - Flos
RRP EUR 1,117.00
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