Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni (1918 - 2002) and Pier Giacomo (1913-1968) were born in Milan where, together with their brother Livio (1911-1979) initiated their designing career entirely based on the research of “new” forms, techniques and materials. The aim was to attain an "integral" design process. Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni are among the founders of the Industrial Design Association. Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni started working for Zanotta in 1964.

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Museum 21 That exhibit their products

  • «Fondazione Triennale Design Museum», Milan (Italy)
  • «Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci », Prato (Italy)
  • «Musée des Arts Decoratifs», Bordeaux (France)
  • «Musée des Arts Décoratifs», Paris (France)
  • «Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain», Dunkerque (France)
  • «Musée National d’Art Moderne», Paris (France)
  • «Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe», Hamburg (Germany)
  • «Kunstgewerbemuseum», Berlin (Germany)
  • «Museum für Angewandte Kunst», Cologne (Germany)
  • «Lippisches Landesmuseum», Detmold (Germany)
  • «Gustav-Lübcke Museum», Hamm (Germany)
  • «Vitra Design Museum», Weil am Rhein (Germany)
  • «M.A.X. Museo», Chiasso (Switzerland)
  • «Museum für Gestaltung», Zurich (Switzerland)
  • «Kunstgewerbemuseum», Zurich (Switzerland)
  • «Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum», Trondheim (Norway)
  • «Taideteollisuusmuseo Konstindustrimuseet», Helsinki (Finlan)
  • «The Design Museum», London (UK)
  • «Thessaloniki Design Museum», Thessaloniki (Greece)
  • «Israel Museum», Jerusalem (Israel)
  • «Indianapolis Museum of Art», Indianapolis (USA)
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