Ettore Sottsass: Glass and Ceramics
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Born in Innsbruck, Austria, in 1917, Ettore Sottsass studied architecture in Turin, Italy, and opened his first studio in Milan in 1947. He worked as a design consultant for Olivetti from 1958 to 1980, creating the Elea 9003 calculator and the popular portable red typewriter, released on Valentine’s Day in 1969. In the 1970s, Alessi hired Mr. Sottsass, who designed various items for the company, like ice condiment sets, soup plates and coasters. He also designed a decanter for Baccarat; a chair for Knoll; and carpet for Namastre. In the 1980s, he was one of the founders and the leading figure of Memphis, the Milan design group. His studio Sottsass Associati was established in 1980 and designed showrooms for Esprit, identities for Alessi, exhibitions, interiors, consumer electronics and furniture. Ettore Sottsass died 2007 in Milan.
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"I’m an outsider"
:(mala leche)
Bulb
Aspartame: Adrien Rovero
ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
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Behind the walls
Lo Zuavo Scomparso
Antonio Sant´Elia: The house of concrete, glass and steel
Abitazione IPES ad Appiano
Allestimento del museo Palais Mamming
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The Value Of Worthless
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Icons of American Design: George Nelson
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Printed Stone Fields
Printed Jewellery
Artisan eywear
Digital Iron
Crafted snowboards
Mondopasta
Ghost: Kader Attia and Ventimiglia
Matteo Zorzenoni
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Nucleo
Jiyong Lee: Segmentation Series
Alessandro Stabile
Modigliani: Your real duty is to save your dream
The compositions of Massimo Bottura
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Luigi Pellegrin: Visionary of Architecture
Passo del Rombo / Timmelsjoch
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4P1B Milan
Shannon Goff
Something bright
Something remote
The Sun, the Moon, and Lina
Monet and the Birth of Impressionism
タツヤオカザキ Tatsuya Okazaki
ホームジュエリー Home Jewelry
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Islamic Art Now
Joel Escalona, Mexico City
Pili Wu: Plastic Classic
Igort Tuveri
related projects
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Silk Road
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Vico Magistretti
Structured Reflection
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Chromatic seating
Jeff Zimmerman
Books of Memory: Gianpaolo Pagni
Memphis Posters
Joe Colombo: Total Furnishing Unit
Carlo Scarpa: Sketch and Work
E=C=L=I=P=S=E
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Future Architecture
Superstudio, Superproduction, Superconsumption
Heartbeat, Heartseat
L’ITALIA CI GUARDIA
20th Century Italian Tables
Porcelain Monobloc
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BASILE ARTECO "Falce/Scythe" design anonimo
BASILE ARTECO "Ferro/D" design Enzo Mari
BASILE ARTECO "Ferro/A" design Enzo Mari
BASILE ARTECO "Ferro/B" design Enzo Mari
BASILE ARTECO "Ferro/C" design Enzo Mari
BASILE ARTECO "L´Utopia" design Enzo Mari
BASILE ARTECO "Monoblocco/L" design Donata Paruccini
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