Achille Castiglioni (1918-2002) was an Italian industrial designer and architect. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential and important figures in Italian design of the 20th century. He was known for his innovative and functional designs, as well as his ability to blend modern technology with traditional craftsmanship.
Castiglioni studied at the Politecnico di Milano and began his career as an architect. However, he quickly became interested in industrial design and began working on a wide range of projects, from furniture and lighting to consumer electronics and household appliances.
One of his most famous designs is the Arco lamp, a floor lamp designed in 1962. It featured a marble base and an adjustable steel arch that held an adjustable light. It is considered a timeless and classic design that still in production today.
Throughout his career, Castiglioni won numerous awards and honors for his work, more...
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