Since its beginnings in 1966, Kettal has had an international calling to design and innovation. In the first years of the 21st century, Kettal acquired the brands, Hugonet y Triconfort, which came together to form Grupo Kettal. Today, Kettal works with the most important names in international design: Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Rodolfo Dordoni, Hella Jongerlius, Jasper Morrison and Emiliana Design studio. Kettal's raisom d'être is the creation of timeless furniture, functional and expressive, which represents a contemporary culture and provides solutions to the emerging needs of modern life, based on a blend of creativity, customisation, innovation and modern production.
A Spanish architect based in Milan, she stands out for the original designs of objects and furniture that she produces for the best and most important international firms. The designer of some of the most emblematic pieces in the current range, she created the Maia collection, one of her most characteristic works, for Kettal. AD Architecture Design Award 2008.
Jasper Morrison, born 1959 in London, studied at the Royal College of Art in London. He pursued further studies at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin on a fellowship. In 1986 he founded his own design studio in London. Jasper Morrison became a leading figure of “New Simplicity”, a movement that advocated a more modest and also more serious approach to design. In addition to furniture, he has also created lamps, home accessories, textiles and a tram system for the city of Hanover.
RONAN & ERWAN BOUROULLEC
Ronan (born 1971) and Erwan Bouroullec (born 1976) are brothers and designers based in Paris. They have been working together for about fifteen years bonded by diligence and challenged by their distinct personalities. Their studio is based in Paris.
In 1997, they were spotted by Cappellini, giving them their first industrial design projects. They began working with the Galerie kreo in 2000 and had their first solo show there in 2001. Issey Miyake then hired them to design the boutique to house his new collection « A-Poc ». They met then Rolf Felhbaum, President of Vitra, and worked on a new office system entitled « Joyn». Since then, they have gone on to work with Alessi, Artek, Axor Hansgrohe, Cappellini, Established & Sons, Flos, Glas Italia, Hay, Iittala, Kvadrat, Kartell, Kettal, Ligne Roset, Magis, Mattiazzi, Mutina, Nani Marquina and Vitra.