On May 28th, the SAIL chair, a creation by Italian designer Piergiorgio Cazzaniga for the Spanish brand, received one of the 90 honorable mentions awarded by the Italian Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (ADI) for best product designs. The Compasso d'Oro and the Menzioni d’Onore are among the most prestigious international awards for design. Read more>>>
The Compasso d’Oro Awards have been granted since 1954 by the ADI Society of Industrial Italian Design and they constitute the highest acknowledgment that can be awarded in Italy to a product, a design, to the results of a research or to a career.
From now on, SAIL will form part of the "La Collezione Storica" of the Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (ADI).
The jury acknowledged the functionality, quality and innovation of the SAIL chair's design. Like a sail, this chair adapts its shapes to the human body in order to offer maximum comfort and lightness. It comes in a wide range of attractive and modern colors.
Technology is pushed to the extreme to obtain a product that is light, sturdy and beautiful at the same time.
The SAIL collection has been conceived under environment friendly criteria and 100% recycled materials are used for its manufacturing process. In addition to this award, the Sail Collection was also granted the "Red Dot Award 2012" and the "Best of NeoCon" (U.S.A.) 2011.
ABOUT COMPASSO D’ORO
Compasso d'Oro (Golden Compass) is the name of an Industrial Design award originated in Italy in 1954 by the La Rinascente company from an original idea of Gio Ponti and Alberto Rosselli. From 1964 it has been hosted exclusively by Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (ADI). It is the first and most recognized award in its field. The prize aims to acknowledge and promote quality in the field of industrial designs Made in Italy and is awarded by ADI.
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