Enrico Bressan’s Kaktus is a sturdy, lightweight polished aluminum stool ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. Inspired by the fibrous skeleton of the Staghorn Cholla cactus, Kaktus is disarmingly delicate while being intrinsically capable of supporting great weight. Kaktus’ beauty and physical stability are conceptually inseparable, and subsequently, classic Artecnica.
A native of Italy and an architect by trade, Bressan, he has spent many years as a computer electronic design engineer. In 1986 he co-founded Artecnica with Tahmineh Javanbakht. The focus of the business was architectural and interior design services for clients including Gianni Versace and Sebastian International. Bressan’s award-winning architectural work. has recently extended to developing sustainable product design and architectural programs with foundations and design schools in the Dominican Republic, Brazil and California.