To celebrate ten years of Ferruccio Laviani's best-selling Bourgie table lamp for Kartell, the Italian plastic furniture brand invited 14 of the world's most renowned designers to reinterpret the iconic design.
Kartell asked 14 world renowned designers to redesign Ferruccio Laviani's iconic Bourgie table lamp with entertaining and thought-provoking results.
Currently on show at Kartell's flagship store in Paris as an exhibition called 'Kartell goes Bourgie', the reimagined Bourgie table lamp designs include a minimal wire outline interpretation by Ludovica+Roberto Palomba to a version by Mario Bellini who turns the lamp into an umbrella stand.
'Kartell goes Bourgie' is the first in a series of international exhibitions that will go on throughout the year.
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About Kartell: Kartell is an iconic Italian company founded in 1949 in Noviglio in the province of Milan. With production based in Italy, Kartell specilaise in the manufacture of high quality plastic furniture and interior design items. Winner of 9 ADI Compasso d'Oro awards, over its 60 year history Kartell has collaborated with almost 80 international designers including Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Vico Magistretti, Gae Aulenti and many others. Today Kartell can be found all over the world in more than 100 countries with 130 flagship stores, 250 shops-in-shop and 2,400 multi-brand sales points. Its products are on display in the permanent exhibitions in famous museums around the world including the MoMa in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris.