Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Pier Giacomo Castiglioni Career

Born in Milan in 1913. He graduated from Politecnico di Milano University with a degree in architecture in 1937. That same year, he established the Architecture, Urban Buildings, and Research into Industrial Design practice with his brother Livio. In 1944, his brother Achille joined the practice.

Achille Castiglioni Career

Born in Milan in 1918. As early as 1940 he dedicated himself to testing industrial production with his two brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo. After graduating in architecture in 1944, he began research into shapes, techniques and new materials, aimed at developing an integral design process. 

Achievements

Pier Giacomo received numerous prizes and awards, including six “Compasso d’Oro” in his lifetime. He and Achille collaborated on many successful lighting designs. He died in Milan in 1968.

FLOS favorites by Pier Giacomo Castiglioni: Taraxacum lights, Splügen Bräu hanging lamps and the Arco floor lamp.

In 2020, the Castiglioni brothers received the first-ever Compasso d’Oro's Product Lifetime Achievement Award for their timeless Arco floor lamp.

Flos Arco Floor Lamp

Flos Arco Floor Lamp

from £1,899.00
Flos Snoopy Table Lamp

Flos Snoopy Table Lamp

£845.00
£760.50
Flos Taccia Small Table Lamp
Flos Toio Floor Lamp
Flos Taccia Table Lamp

Flos Taccia Table Lamp

from £1,201.50
Flos Gatto Table Lamp
Flos Taraxacum Suspension Light
Flos Taraxacum 88 Ceiling / Wall Light
Flos Viscontea Suspension Light

Flos Viscontea Suspension Light

£1,420.00
£1,278.00
Flos Taraxacum 88 Suspension Light
Flos Splugen Brau Pendant Light
Flos Luminator Floor Lamp