Creativity and technology, glamour and functionality, quality and innovation: a combination of extraordinary factors together with a strategic vision of distribution has contributed to the lasting success of Kartell. A leader in design, Kartell addresses an international clientele with a collection unique in originality, variety, size and range. The products are multifunctional and cross-sectional, easy-to-use and with undeniable visual appeal. Colours, irony, a feast for the senses, transparency effects and unique shapes for unique items: Kartell items are immediately recognized throughout the world for their emotional character, durable functionality and undisputed quality. Continual evolution in the use of materials and experimentation with new technology aimed at discovering their hidden qualities, are fundamental for the development of Kartell products, both in terms of research and functional performance as well as for new aesthetic qualities. Thanks to such continued research it has been possible to introduce satin finishing, transparency effects, flexibility, weather resistance, softness and texture.
Collaborating with Kartell are world famous designers including Ron Arad, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Anna Castelli Ferrieri, Antonio Citterio, Michele De Lucchi, Patrick Jouin, Ferruccio Laviani, Piero Lissoni, Vico Magistretti, Alberto Meda, Enzo Mari, Paolo Rizzatto, Maarten Van Severen, Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola and Marcel Wanders. It is a creative team which, together with Kartell, has developed a special intuition through dialogue and the continual exchange of design ideas. This has served to establish a perfect equilibrium between the designers’ project experience, their ability and the demands of the company. In its 62 years of existence, Kartell has won prestigious international awards including 9 Gold Compass awards.