Kartell Pilastro Stool
The Pilastro stool is part of the “Kartell goes Sottsass – A Tribute to Memphis” collection, launched in 2015 in homage to design guru Ettore Sottsass. Pilastro, which comes in five opaque tones (red, lilac, purple, green and black), stands out for its architectural lines and is made from mass-coloured thermoplastic technopolymer.
Material: Painted batch-dyed thermoplastic technopolymer
Size: H 46 cm, ø 35 cm. Weight 3.53 kg
Available in: red, lilac, purple, green and black
The Designer: Ettore Sottsass (14 September 1917 – 31 December 2007) was an Italian architect and designer during the 20th century. His body of work included furniture, jewellery, glass, lighting, home objects and office machine design, as well as many buildings and interiors. He founded the Memphis Group in 1980 and the Sottsass Associati. It works for major companies like Apple, Philips, Siemens, Zanotta, Fiat and Alessi.
The Brand: A leading design company, founded in 1949 by Giulio Castelli and now run by Claudio Luti, Kartell is one of the symbols of Italian design around the world. A success story told through an incredible series of products – furniture, furnishings, lighting, home accessories – that have become part of the domestic landscape, not to mention actual contemporary design icons.
Kartell collaborates with the most prestigious international designers. The Kartell collection is multifunctional and of broad appeal, easy to use and beautiful to behold. Colour, irony, transparency, unique shapes and a play of the senses all come together to make unique pieces: Kartell product is immediately recognisable around the world for the emotion it generates, its durability and undisputed quality.