Founded by Giulio Castelli in 1949 in Milan (Italy), Kartell is a furniture firm known for its innovative designs and minimalist aesthetic. Working in collaboration with highly renowned designers and architects such as Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Antonio Citterio, Piero Lissoni, Patricia Urquiola and Mario Bellini, Kartell created a new brand approach with new materials and elements, shaping unique products: it is the first company to have used polycarbonate to create its iconic designs. As a pioneer in the use of cutting-edge technologies, Kartell has become a hallmark of the industrial production of high-quality furniture and objects.