castiglioni fruit bowl with colander
Fruit holder/colander in 18/10 stainless steel with foot stem in aluminum, anthracite. With this design, an excellent and rare case of a new object made from fusing two classic household objects - fruit holder and colander - Achille Castiglioni won the "Young Creator of the Year" award from the Conseil National des Arts Culinaires de Paris in 1995. Castiglioni was 77 years of age at the time.
Achille Castiglioni's imaginative forms and simplistic designs have made him one of the most influential figures in Italian design. His works are represented in museums all over the world. MoMA in New York features 14 of his works. He has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including 9 Compasso d'Oro.