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Kartell - Buying Guide

Q: Where is Kartell located?

A: Kartell Furnishings and Lighting Products is located in Milan, Italy.

Q: What is the lead time of their products?
A: Lead time for the products varies between 5 days for items that are in stock and 10 - 12 weeks for items that are out of stock.

Q: Can you tell me a bit more about the history of Kartell Furnishings?
A: Kartell Furnishings is a company that specializes in the designing and crafting of contemporary plastic furniture, lighting fixtures and decorative and functional accessories. The company is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

The company was founded by Giulio Castelli and Anna Castelli Ferrieri in 1949. It started as an automobile accessories manufacturing company. It expanded into designing and manufacturing home furnishings in 1963.

Q: Tell me a little bit more about their collections, quality, and models.
A. Kartell Furnishing and Lighting is made with the modern designer and contemporary customer in mind. The process begins with the creative process, where skilled artists and talented designers create unique and sleek designs. The production team consists of highly trained and experienced crafts people who use high quality materials to turn designers' dreams into tangible items. 

The company offers a wide assortment of home furnishings and accessories that can be used together to create an entire cohesive look or separately to enhance an existing design. The high-quality pieces have been featured in some of the world's top publications and are used daily in high-end homes and offices across the world. Though these items are artful enough to have been shown in museums around the world, they are also available for use in private homes. 

Kartell Lighting is known around the globe for the high quality material and innovative designs. These lighting fixtures provide light and ambiance to a variety of spaces. They go well beyond their practical function, as they also enhance fashionable and contemporary decor.

The Pendant Lights collection from Kartell Lighting includes many fine pieces. The É Suspension Light features a pleated polycarbonate lampshade and a chromed metal rosette and is available at the affordable price of $125. For those with a larger budget there is the Big FL/Y Metallic Pendant Light which is available at $1395. This piece features the iconic hemisphere shape of designer, Ferruccio Laviani.

Whether you're looking for a contemporary desk lamp or a stylish lighting fixture to adorn an end table, you can find it in the Table Lamps Collection. These pieces are available in a variety of colors, sizes and styles and will enhance a wide array of color schemes . The Mini Taj Table Lamp is available for only $310 and comes in seven colors, including an eye-popping red.

Wall Sconces not only provide light in areas where other fixtures are impractical, but also add a decorative detail to any room or space. The E Wall Sconce at $115 offers simple elegance at a budget friendly price, while the Bloom Wall Sconce evokes a sense of whimsy.

Kartell's chairs are made from the highest quality materials, by some of the world's greatest designers. There is a style to fit every decor and budget. For instance, the Joe Colombo Armchair is a sleek and modern piece created in true modern Italian design. This award winning chair is available in black, clear or white. This unique piece of furniture art is priced at a mere $2,980.

A budget friendly chair option is the popular Lou Lou Ghost Chair at only $150. Designer Philippe Starck's creation is available in clear crystal, light blue and pink. This item is a practical solution where multiple chairs are required such as a home wet bar or a commercial dining space.

The Sofa collection is unparalleled in style and design. For the ultimate option in contemporary furniture luxury, choose the Largo Corner Sanderson, Velvet 5 Seater sofa from the collection. This piece is available in ten different colors and fabric patterns. It was expertly designed by artist, Piero Lissoni and is available at $9975.

There are many other quality sofa options available for under $5000. These unique and stylish pieces include a variety of different styles, a wide array of colors and playful or sophisticated patterns that fit any color scheme or decor. Though the price might be budget friendly, there will be no compromise on design or quality. 

You'll find a wide variety of contemporary models and new styles in the Stools Collection. For instance, modern styles such as the transparent Charles Stool is available in a variety of colors and sizes. The collection also features more whimsical choices such as the amusing Gnomes Stool. This quirky little elf will bring a smile to your face and provide a resting place for your weary guests.

The Table Collection is the perfect example of the marriage of function and art. Just because a table is a utilitarian object doesn't mean that it can't also be beautiful. The collection includes over seventy different models at a variety of price points. These artfully designed tables range from side to bar tables and those created specifically for outdoor use.

Mirrors, bookcases and rugs provide the finishing touches to any room. Search through the Accessories inventory for ideas on how to add polish to your modern decor. These high-quality items are available at a wide range of affordable prices which make them the perfect gift for anyone with modern decor or contemporary taste. Other accessories include vases, cushions, decorative trays and other items. 

Q: What is the warranty of Kartell's products?
A: There is a 1 year warranty.
Q: Is there a video I can watch?
A: To learn more about the company and these fine products, click the follow video links. 

KartellKabuki Lamp and Kartell_Sir Gio Table. For a wide selection of videos click on the link to this YouTube channel Kartellpeople.