In 1957, brothers Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni attached a tractor seat to a chrome-plated steel stem and a classic was born. Zanotta began producing it in 1970.
A hand-blown glass diffuser hangs from a chrome-plated steel stem and base in this truly one-of-a-kind design by Ernesto Gismondi for Artemide.
Standing at nearly four feet, and constructed of matte chrome-plated steel, this undulating piece was created in Denmark in 1956 by Kjaerholm for E. Kold Christensen.
- Each spring in Milan, contemporary designers present new work they've been refining with parent companies for at least two years (the typical gestation period for one product or piece furniture).
- A recent show at Gallery R’Pure in New York explored the meaning of life ‘off the grid’ for the urban explorer.
Kartell introduced the shiny Cindy collection in Milan earlier this year, a candy-colored tribute to the shape and style of classic table lamps from the 1970s. Though they look chrome-plated, the fixtures are made from a technoplastic polymer, and come in eight evocative shades: mint green, ultramarine, violet, flamingo, tangerine, bronze, gunmetal, and platinum. Available at Unica Home in the US.
- For the holiday season, we've collected a handful of gifts tailored for the discerning and dapper gent: caps to block out the cold of winter, architect-designed cufflinks, and more.
A stylized X shape braces this powder-coated metal frame. There are two shelves, with the bottom being the wide of the pair.