Kartell Kids Collection – Plastic Silhouettes in Pastel and Pop Hues


Functional, playful, fun and engaging. Here is the new kids collection of Kartell you don’t want to miss. The Italian design brand launches their first children’s collection at Salone del Mobile (12th -17th April 2016, Milano). Kartell has joined international designers (Nendo, Starck and others) and presents products for kids with stylish plastic silhouettes in pastel and pop hues.

Let’s have a closer look!


Have you seen the ‘H-Horse‘ yet? The Japanese designer studio Nendo has created a transparent plastic rocking horse inspired by H-beams, architectural steel beams used in large built works like skyscrapers and bridges. From the side, the toy has the curved profile of a traditional rocking horse. But its ends create the shape of an H or I, depending on the orientation.


This playful object combines functionality and strength, clean design and charm.

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‘Smile’ stools by Nendo – Nendo has also designed children’s stools for Kartell with the idea of the emotion of a smile, creating a face in the imprint of the seat.

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Airway‘ by Philippe Starck – The famous designer Philippe Starck has presented a stylish, streamlined ‘Airway’ swing, available in clear or opaque polycarbonate.

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Another new product, the new Clip Clap table. Created by Ferruccio Laviani  is a vibrant building game table.


Piero Lissoni has provided two pieces: ‘Testa Calda’ toy tractor and ‘Discovolante’ toy car. They’re nostalgic and contemporary designs at the same time, aren’t they?

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Furthermore, Kartell is also offering a customisation service, adding names and drawings to the iconic ‘FL/Y’ lamp or ‘Lou Lou Ghost’.

Tell me, which is your favourite design from this collection?

Via Wallpaper and Designboom