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XXIV ADI Compasso d'Oro Career Achievement Award 2016 for Carlo Bartoli

Milano, June 14th, 2016 Architect Carlo Bartoli was awarded the 24th ADI Compasso d’Oro Career Achievement Award, on June 14th, 2016 in Palazzo Isimbardi, Milano. Carlo Bartoli was awarded, by the ADI International Jury (Cinzia Anguissola d’Altoè Scacchetti; Gabriella Bottini; Walter Maria de Silva; Toshiyuki Kita; Mugendi K. M’Rithaa; Marc Sadler; Yossef Schvetz), because: “He has been able to combine in his own professional experience a poetic constantly directed to the search of the creative act essence and a specific ability to connect with many furniture companies’ needs for growth and development. Each time, he has provided the companies he has met with original and innovative contributions, supporting their success. A strict design path, developed in many thematic areas, with sobriety and accuracy, thus constantly enriching italian design culture.” The ADI Compasso d’Oro Career Achievement Award is assigned to personalities, companies and institutions who have made an outstanding contribution to the areas of design, research, education, manufacture or distribution. Carlo Bartoli was in good company: Ron Arad, Luciano Benetton, James Dyson, Makio Hasuike, Ugo La Pietra, Fabio Lenci, Antonio Macchi Cassia, Ezio Manzini, Franco Moschini, Roberto Pezzetta, Rodrigo Rodriquez, were also awarded the Career Achievement Awards. The Compass, given as award, is the one invented by Adalbert Göringer to measure the Golden Section. The ADI Compasso d’Oro Award is the oldest and most influential international design award in Europe. In 2008, Bartoli Design & Fauciglietti Engineering were awarded the 21st ADI Compasso d’Oro for the R606Uno chair designed for Segis.