Componibili Bio

Iconic design brand Kartell teamed up with bioplastic producer Bio-on for a “fully sustainable” iteration of their Componibili storage unit. This particular design (which has been available for 50+ years) is made from biomass constructed from agricultural waste that’s fermented by bacteria and turns into natural polyesters. It looks and feels like plastic. Available in yellow, pink, grey and green, this is the first ready-to-buy product made …

The 10th Anniversary of Kartell’s Bourgie Lamp

An exclusive look at how Pharrell Williams, Rafael de Cardenas and Snarkitecture reinterpreted the iconic design

Kartell is taking the 10th anniversary of its famed Bourgie Lamp, the classical baroque silhouette preserved ironically in plastic designed by Ferruccio Laviani, quite seriously. Earlier this year, the Italian brand tapped 14 international design heavyweights, including Philippe Starck, Nendo and Patricia Urquiola (and even Lenny Kravitz), to re-imagine the modern lamp. The unique interpretations that resulted were unveiled during Maison & Objet in Paris. …

Kartell Goes Bourgie

The iconic lamp is re-imagined by 14 designers for its 10th anniversary

Bourgie is certainly one of the most recognizable lamps of the last decade—as well as one of the best sellers for famed Italian brand, Kartell. Designed by Ferruccio Laviani, its baroque allure masterfully meets the simplicity of a pure outline while dignifying plastic as an excellent design material. The Bourgie is now celebrating its 10th anniversary, and Kartell has made the exciting decision to tap …