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39 Nugent Street
Auckland
P +64 9 379 9680
auckland@ecc.co.nz

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61 Thorndon Quay
Wellington
P +64 4 473 3456
wellington@ecc.co.nz

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Sat 10am-4pm

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Unit 3, 75 Blenheim Rd
Christchurch
P +64 3 365 0012
christchurch@ecc.co.nz

Showroom open
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm
Sat 10am-2pm

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Achille Castiglioni was a renowned Italian industrial designer. He was often inspired by everyday things and made use of ordinary materials.He preferred to use a minimal amount of materials to create forms with maximal effect

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Achille Castiglioni was a renowned Italian industrial designer. He was often inspired by everyday things and made use of ordinary materials.He preferred to use a minimal amount of materials to create forms with maximal effect

Along with hi sbrother Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the "Castiglioni brothers" has become one of the most witty, elegant and innovative partnerships in modern design. The brothers worked from the viewpoint that design must restructure an object's function, form and production process, and applied this maxim to every work that they produced. Castiglioni described this process with these words: "Start from scratch. Stick to common sense. Know your goals and means".