The Italian architect and designer Achille Castiglioni (1918-2002) is one of the greatest names of modern Italian design. His father was a notable Italian architect Giannino Castiglioni, and also his brothers Pier Giacomo and Livio worked with architecture and design. Achille and Pier Giacomo worked together as a designer pair until Pier Giacomo's death in 1968. Achille was awarded the prestigious Compasso d’Oro design award nine times during his career.
Achille Castiglioni has designed pieces for the following brands: Alessi, Flos