List of products by Achille and Giacomo Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni

Born in Milan in 1918. As early as 1940 he dedicated himself to testing industrial production with brothers Livio (1911-1979) and Pier Giacomo (1913-1968). After graduating in architecture in 1944, he began research into shapes, techniques and new materials, aimed at developing an integral design process.

He was one of the founders of ADI in 1956. In 1969, he was authorized by the Ministry of Education to teach “Artistic Design for Industry” and was a professor at Turin´s Faculty of Architecture until 1980 and then professor of “Industrial Design ” in Milan until 1993.

Since 1950 he has worked in the area of testing and research into outfittings and presentations for exhibitions (Triennale di Milano, Montecatini, Agip, Rai). MoMA in New York features 14 of his works. Other works can be found at:Victoria and Albert Museum (London), Kunstgewerbe Museum (Zurich), Staatliches Museum fur Angewandte Kunst (Munich), Museo del Design (Prato), Uneleckoprumyslove Prague Museum, Israel Museum (Jerusalem), The Denver Art Museum, Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein), Angewandte Kunst Museum (Hamburg and Cologne).

He staged a one-man show between 1984 and 1986 organized by the Museum fur Angewandte Kunst (Vienna), then at Akademie der Kunst (Berlin), Triennale di Milano (Milan), Kunstgewerbe Museum (Zurich), Haags Gemeentemuseum (the Hague), Circulo de Bellas Artes (Madrid) and at the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris). He has been awarded 9 Compasso d´Oro awards.

Achille Castiglioni died in 2002.


Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Born in Milan in 1913. In 1937, he established the “Architecture,Urban Buildings and Research into Industrial Design” practice with his brother Livio. In 1952 Livio left; another brother, Achille joined the practice in 1944. He graduated from the Department of Architecture at Milan Polytechnic in 1937 and co-wrote a libel on the Milan Town Planning Scheme: “Fifty Significant Squares in theMilanof the Future” with the architect Carlo Pagani in 1938.

Lecturer and Assistant in Architectural Composition, Professor in Drawing and Relief Work at the Milan Faculty of Architecture. Member of the Board at the Association of Architects and at the Milan City Council Building Commission. Member of the executive committee for the 13th Triennale in 1964. He exhibited at every Milan Triennale from 1940 on, winning many awards. For the latter, based on the theme “Leisure time, living time”, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni was a member of the Executive Committee.

He was a member of numerous juries: in 1956, 1957 and 1958 for “La Rinascente Compassod’Oro”; La Triennale of Milan; Formica-Domus Competition; Abitare-De Padova Competition; International Cantù Furniture Competition.

He was also particularly active as the curator of exhibition installations for national and international institutes and leading companies attending national and international exhibitions: Montecatini, RAI, ENI, Triennale di Milano, Mostre Esposizioni Torino, “Italia61”, AGIP.  Pier Giacomo Castiglioni received numerous prizes and awards, including the “Compasso d’Oro” in 1955, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1967, 1979. He died in 1968.

His works have been displayed and are currently being exhibited at: Museum of Modern Art, New York (22 works at present), Royal Institute of British Architects (London) Musée des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Palais du Centenaire (Brussels), Modern Art Museum, Sao Paulo (Brazil), Prima Esposicion de disegno industrial di Buenos Aires (Argentina).

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Reference: F1050000

Brand: Flos

Flos Bulb 57 Suspension Lamp By Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Reproduction of the historic Bulbo 57 lamp in the dimmable suspended LED version with diffused light, designed in 1957 by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. The original tungsten filament is reproduced exactly with an LED source, maintaining the warm light temperature. Flexible micro-LED filament 225 mm long from 6W to 2200 ° K which emits a luminous...

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Reference: F2121009

Brand: Flos

Flos Diabolo Conical Suspension Lamp Designed by Achille Castiglioni

Diabolo conical lamp with adjustable suspension and direct light. Having a diameter of 390mm. Available in the new 2020 re-edition in white, beaver brown (light brown), cherry red (cherry red) colors in aluminum with white internal diffuser. Complete with lamp holder for 21W warm light LED bulb not included in the lamp. Designed in 1998 by Achille...

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Reference: F3299042

Brand: Flos

Flos Lampadina LED Table Lamp New Color Designed by Achille Castiglioni

LED table lamp with direct / diffused light available in the new 2020 colors: white, violet, turquoise, orange, green with matt black anodized aluminum base, also having the function of rewinding the electric cable. Liquid painted bakelite bulb holder. Complete with 2W globolux LED bulb in clear glass with partial sandblasting on one side of the sphere,...

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Reference: F3299075

Brand: Flos

Flos Lampadina LED Table Lamp Orange by Achille Castiglioni

LED Table lamp providing direct and diffused light, in orange color. Anodized aluminum base serves to contain excess power cord. Bakelite lamp-holder, painted to match the switch in the orange and black colors. Clear globe lamp is partially sandblasted to diffuse the light.

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Reference: F3801009

Brand: Flos

Flos Moni Ceiling Lamp In Glass Ceiling Lamp Achille Castiglioni, 1982

Ceiling lamp with indirect and diffused light with reflector in white painted metal and sandblasted glass diffuser. E27/E26 screw lamp holder maximum 150W. Available in two different sizes diameter: 340mm (Moni 1) and 440mm (Moni 2). Designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1982 for flos. For internal use. Download the technical sheet for more details.

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