Achille Castiglioni was born in Milan in 1918 and graduated with a degree in architecture in 1944. 1986 - Honorary Member of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, Royal Society of Art (London). 1987 - Honorary Degree from the Royal College of Art (London). 1993 - Annual award from "Chartered Society of Designers" (London). 1994 - "Primavera del Design" Award from the Department of Culture (Catalonia). 1995 - "Art sur Table" Award from the Conseil National des Art Culinaire (Paris). 1996 - "IF Design Wettbewerb" Award from Industrie Forum Design (Hanover). 1996 - "Longevity-Langlebigkeit" Award from Design Center (Stuttgart). 1999 - "Domus/INARCH 1998 Award" alla carriera from INARCH. 1999 - "Targa d'Oro Unione Italiana per il Disegno" Award from the Faculty of Architecture of Genoa. 1999 - Wins the Enel "Sostegni per l'Ambiente" competition together with architect Michele De Lucchi. Achille Castiglioni died in 2002.Pier Giacomo Castiglioni Italy (1913 - )
Pier Giacomo Castiglioni was born in 1913. Graduated from the Department of Architecture at Milan Polytechnic in 1937. 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 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, "Italia 61", AGIP.Features:
|Arco Floor Lamp||91.34" H x 86.6" W x 9.45" D||140.65 lbs|
Caroline from New York NY
Two tips - don't try to make it up on your own and make sure you find a source of the light bulbs. Other that, looks great, works well, and well made.
David from Boston, Ma
Great Lamp - had to modify it.
The lamp is great and is exactly what I expected. Be advised though, that the height of it is about 82. I had to modify it to cut it down to make it fit my apartment, which was a huge pain in the butt. Flos will do it for you for 90. Im very satisfied with the lamp though. Its a great conversation piece.