Anna Castelli Ferrieri
The Italian architect and industrial designer Anna Castelli Ferrieri was the first woman to graduate from the prestigious Polytechnic of Milan. In the year 1949 she founded Kartell, together with her husband Giulio Castelli, in order to produce high-quality design products out of plastic.
Before this, she had also founded her own architecture practice, which made projects in Milan, Turin and Genoa. An important project was also the designing of the headquarters of Kartell in Binasco. From the year 1966 onward she started designing products for Kartell and in 1976 she became the Art Director of the company. One of her best known designs is the Componibili storage unit.
Anna Castelli Ferrieri has designed pieces for the following brands: Kartell