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Design by Alberto Meda and Paolo Rizzatto.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
Partner is composed of an aluminum structure and shelves in which transparent plastic is adeptly combined with cut aluminum plate. The two materials are combined in an aesthetic and functional manner thus creating a poetic, novel and original ensemble. Partner is available in three different fixed modules of various heights ideal for most settings. Each shelf comes with two transparent plastic bookends. Available in transparent Ice, Ruby Red or Cobalt.
Kartell products, including Partner, are multifunctional and cross-sectional, easy to use and with undeniable visual appeal. Through the use of colors, transparency effects and unique shapes for unique items, Kartell products are immediately recognized worldwide for the excitement they create, their durable functionality and undisputed quality.
To simplify the recycling process, the various components of Kartell products can be easily separated and reduced to elements made of one single material. Moreover, the plastic parts of each product have a clearly printed universal Recycling Identification Mark.
Returns: No returns are accepted on this product.
Material(s): Shelf: batch-dyed SAN and anodized aluminium sheet; Upright and Feet: anodized drawn aluminium; Bookend: batch-dyed SAN
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Designer: Alberto Meda
Born in Lenno Tremezzina in the province of Como in 1945, he graduated in mechanical engineering at the Milan Polytechnic in 1969. After being the technical director of Kartell in the seventies, he dedicated himself to design, applying his experience in polyurethane resins and new materials in general. In this period he won two Compasso d'Oro awards.View other products by Alberto Meda
Designer: Paolo Rizzatto
Paolo Rizzatto was born in 1941 in Milan. He took his degree in Architecture in I965 at the Milan Polytechnic. He works as a freelancer in the field of architecture, design and interior design and continues to develop his experience as interior lighting designer. In 1978, Paolo Rizzatto founded Luceplan together with Riccardo Sarfatti. He has designed for Arteluce, Artemide, Luceplan, Alias, Cassina, Nemo, Molteni, Knoll, Kartell, Philips, Montina, Thonet and Guzzini.View other products by Paolo Rizzatto
Founded in 1949, Kartell has been a leader in modern furniture, interior design items, and lighting for over 60 years. From its choice of cutting edge technologies, to its use of innovative and certified thermoplastic materials, the brand has revolutionized the use of plastics in modern furnishings. Their bold and charismatic designs are 100% Italian made, multifunctional, cross-sectional, easy to use, and possess an undeniable visual appeal. Colors, transparency effects, and unique shapes all define a signature Kartell product. Employing some of the most recognizable modern furniture designers of our time, Kartell is able to harmoniously blend functionality, style, durability, and modern appeal.
In its 60 years of activity, Kartell has won an enviable string of prestigious international awards, including nine Compasso d’Oro prizes (the most recent awarded to the Mobil Chest of Drawers in 1995 and the Bubble Club Sofa in 2001). In 2000, the Guggenheim Museum dubbed the Kartell Museum the "best industrial museum".View other products from Kartell