The iconic Joy bookcase by Milanese designer and architect Achille Castiglioni manufactured by Zanotta since 1989 has received the Best of the Rest Award at the 2016 Wallpaper* Design Awards.
In 1991 Joy also received a Compasso d’Oro, the design world's highest accolade. One of the most important designs in the Zanotta collection, in 2015 the company developed a version with five rotating shelves (adding to the seven shelf model) and added two new colours to the range, burgundy and dark-blue green.
Find out more about the Zanotta Joy bookcase on the Space Furniture Australia website.
It's the mid-point of Milan Design Week when design themes and variations start taking shape. On the ground, exhibitions are tackling ethical consumption, reversing the waste stream and living smaller, while looking at lessons learnt through our design history – including the work of Achille Castiglioni at the Kartell Museum. Here are our highlights from day three.
For architect and designer Achille Castiglioni, the answer to that question is curiosity. To celebrate his 100th birthday, we catch up with Giovanna Castiglioni at the Foundation Achille Castiglioni to find out more about the year-long program of events that share the work of a man who truly understood design.
The iconic Joy bookcase by Milanese designer and architect Achille Castiglioni, manufactured by Zanotta since 1989, has received the Best of the Rest Award at the 2016 Wallpaper* Design Awards.
An exhibition in Milan reveals the masterpieces of Italian design imagined by the two Castiglioni brothers and manufactured by Zanotta for more than 40 years.
Born by chance and a little mischief in 1954, Italian furniture group Zanotta came to the fore in the heady days of the late 1960s, blasting onto the scene with the Sacco bean bag, a piece of design that changed a generation and shaped Zanotta into the likeable protagonist we know today.
Italy’s most popular newspaper, La Republica, has launched its annual Chairs’ Champion League for 2012 with a line up of 20 design icons you can vote for
Behind every piece designed by Achille Castiglioni is a story.