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Achille Castiglioni Taraxacum Chandelier by Flos

£2,000.00

LOT391

Description

A wonderful example of Achille Castiglioni's work is shown in this Taraxacum 88 chandelier. Named after the latin for dandelion flower it was designed 1988 and featured in The Museum of Modern Art NYC.

It is composed of 60 light LED bulbs can be diamond and is an iconic piece. In pristine condition, with all working bulbs included.

  • Specification


    Seller location: London
    Colour: White
    Material: Glass
    Dimensions (cm): Sphere with Diameter of 80cm
    Condition: Like New
    Production Time: Available Now
    Shipping Consignment Size: (Please select small, large, x-large)
     

  • The Design / Brand

    Achille Castiglioni was born in Milan in 1918. He graduated from Politecnico di Milano University with a degree in architecture in the late 1930s and, shortly after, set up a design office with his brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo in Milan.

    There, he dedicated himself to experimenting with industrial products. Achille, along with his brothers, went on to become one of the most renowned industrial designers in post-war Italy. He was one of the founding members of Association for Industrial Design (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale, ADI), established in 1956.

    His works are included in permanent collections in museums all around the world, including 14 pieces at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

    The designer has won nine “Compasso d′Oro” awards, including a special mention as an individual dedicated to industrial design who, by means of his incomparable experience, “elevated industrial design to the highest levels of culture,” in 1989.

    In his lifetime, he designed and collaborated on close to 150 objects. 

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