Established in 1949, Kartell is an Italian design company with a worldwide reputation for its cutting-edge research into various forms of plastics to create innovative, glamorous designs for the home and office that often have no historic aesthetic precedent. Based in Milan, Kartell has a presence in 130 countries; Switch Modern is pleased to belong to this exclusive group of showrooms. Known far and wide for its attractive and sensuous designs – all underscored by Kartell’s commitment to accessibility and functionality. For nearly seven decades, Kartell has collaborated with prominent international designers and architects to create objects – chairs, mirrors, tables, cabinets, shelving, storage, sofas, accessories – that have not only found their way into residences on every continent, many can now also be found into the permanent collections of museums the world over. Switch Modern shows the range of Kartell designs online as well as within the Kartell-branded shop within our Atlanta showroom.
Marcel Wanders is a leading product and interior design studio credited with 1,900+ iconic projects. Under the creative leadership of Marcel Wanders, who is supported by Gabriele Chiave since 2014, the multi-disciplinary team of 40 breathes creativity across a multitude of projects. Marcel Wanders works with premium brands such as Alessi, Baccarat, Bisazza, Christofle, Decorté, Flos, KLM, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Louis Vuitton, Morgans Hotel Group, Puma, Swarovski. Today, many of Marcel Wanders’ designs are celebrated in some of the most renowned museums in the world, including the Centre Pompidou (FR), MoMA (US), and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL).
Marcel Wanders is shaping the design industry and advocating for a more romantic and humanistic design thinking. Respecting the past and the diversity of cultures, Marcel Wanders develops a contemporary language that is personal yet a catalyst for the post-post-modernist era we call the “Contemporary Renaissance of Humanism”