Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Real institutions, architects Pier Giacomo and Achille Castiglioni are true key figures in the design field, as evidenced by the numerous awards from critics and insiders, who have spent in their favor rivers of praise. Winner of eight Golden Compass, Achille Castiglioni can claim credit for having drawn design objects appreciated worldwide for famous brands such as Brionvega, Zanotta and Flos. During his career he has exhibited – among others – at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna, at the Hochschule für Künste Bildende Berlin, at the Milan Triennale and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Brother Pier Giacomo, defined by Dino Gavina “in the top ten designers in history“, was awarded – in between the 50s and 60s – 5 Golden Compasses, obtained for design objects become cult brands like Brionvega, Alessi, Kraft and Zanussi. Among the major exhibitions remember that at MoMA in New York and at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan.